MARTINSVILLE -- Linda Jean Davis, age 79, of Martinsville, IL passed away at 6:45 a.m. on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Mattoon, IL. She was born April 18, 1939, in Martinsville, IL, the daughter of Ores Jean Ulrey and Linnie Muriel Catherine Rogers Ulrey. On June 14, 1958, she married Charles Earnest Davis in Martinsville, IL and he passed away on December 5, 2011.
Survivors include son, Rick A. Davis and wife Melodie of Philo, IL; daughter, Cindy S. Connelly and husband Rick of Martinsville, IL; son, John C. Davis and wife Angie of Sullivan, IL; son, Tony Davis and wife Suzanne of Martinsville, IL; eight grandchildren, Alisha Lowry, Arika Davis, Brandy Arney, Mitchell Davis, Brandon Davis, Jared Davis, Allison Davis and Kaitlin Davis; twelve great grandchildren; sister, Sheila Ulrey of Martinsville, IL; brothers, Bill Ulrey and wife Gail of Martinsville, IL and Roger Ulrey and wife Dorothea of Casey, IL. Linda was preceded in death by her parents, husband and sister in law, Sue Beabout Ulrey.
Linda was a member of the Martinsville United Methodist Church. She worked as a telephone operator in Martinsville for many years, as a waitress at numerous restaurants in Martinsville and Casey and was a homemaker.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at the Greenwell Funeral Home with Bro. Billie Ray Ulrey officiating. Burial will follow in the Medsker Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday evening at the Greenwell Funeral Home 30 N. Washington St., Martinsville, IL.
Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 675 Linton Ave. Springfield, IL 62703.
Memorial tributes may be sent to the family at www.markwellfuneralhome.com. Greenwell Funeral Home of Martinsville, IL is in charge of the arrangements.