SEYMOUR, Tenn. -- Amy Gayle Davis, age 44, formerly of Mattoon, after a long battle with MPA vasculitis, went to be with her Lord while surrounded by family at University of Tennessee Medical Center on February 27, 2018. Amy was a loving mother, wife, daughter, and sister. She was a gifted singer and blessed many when she sang. She enjoyed caring for others;whether it be family, friends, or acquaintances. Amy loved being a mother and cherished her children. She loved to be outdoors, burning brush, mowing the lawn, and planting flowers. Most days you could find Amy sitting on the porch petting her beloved dogs and she was always happy to sit and chat with anyone who came to join her.
Amy was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather and uncle, paternal grandmother, grandfather, and uncle, and grandmother-in-law and grandfather-in-law. Left behind to grieve are her husband Joshua Davis, their daughters Megan and Madison Davis, her parents Al and Anita Groner, her sister Allison (Kevin) Burrus, her grandmother Wanda Kirkpatrick, her aunt LaDonna Forrester, her mother-in-law Jan (Bill) Lewis, her father-in-law John Davis, her sisters-in-law Gretchen Davis and Brianna (Charlie) Brodbeck, niece Alivia, brother-in-law Benjamin (Jennifer) Davis, niece Pyper, and grandmother-in-law Laverne Davis.
Amy did not wish to have a public memorial service. Her family gathered privately to celebrate her life. In lieu of flowers, Amy may be remembered through memorials to The Vasculitis Foundation online at (https://www.vasculitisfoundation.org/research/ or to that same foundation by mail c/o Schilling Funeral Home 1301 Charleston Avenue, Mattoon, Il 61938.
“But just think of stepping on shore and finding it heaven, of touching a hand and finding it God’s, of breathing new air and finding it celestial, of waking up in glory and finding it home.” ~ Don Wyrtzen