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“What a wonderful lady she was and yes she would always feed all of us kids from the neighborhood great cook My prayers go out to her family RIP You...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Sheila Springer Delao - Beaverton, OR

“R.I.P. Violet! My regards to the family... ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Chelsy Dawson - Olney, IL

“My deepest sympathy for your loss. Violet was a joy to know and will remain a joy in my heart. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Jennifer Painter - Lima, OH

“My favorite memory of grandma is the homely, loving, warm feeling I get every time I pull in the driveway to visit. I will miss her beauty and her...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Dana Wisecup - Salem, IL

“Fly high with the Angels. You will be greatly missed by all who loved & knew you ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Hattie williams - salem, IL

“Prayers for the family. You will be missed by many. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Ren Davis - Gilroy, CA

“You will be Miss you were always so sweet ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Erma Last NameVanmeter - Lima, OH

“Vi you will be missed and thought of daily. You son Charlie and I love you. Charlie is going to miss your phone call to him. R.I.H. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Evette Vititoe - Kansas city, KS

“Thoughts n PRAYERS for the Davis family. She was an awesome lady. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Constance Gross - Continental, OH


Violet Jean Davis, age74, of Lima, passed away Monday, February 6, 2017 at the Lima Memorial Hospital in Lima, Ohio. She was born December 7, 1942 in Wellston, Ohio, daughter of the late Charles Thomas McNeely and Sylvia Mae Vititoe McNeely. Violet attended Wellston High School. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister , aunt and homemaker, and she was a caregiver of many. She loved to cook, go to garage sales and make crafts. Violet, known to almost everyone as Maw Davis, fed every kid in the neighborhood. She was always loving and caring and never knew a stranger. She is survived by her husband, Dannie Davis, whom she married on August 24, 1967; children, Clifford Vititoe (Donna) of Hamden, Charles Vititoe (Evette) of Kansas City, KS, Donald Vititoe of Lima, Penny Jacklin (Keith) of Grove City, Melissa Vititoe of Lima, Dannie Davis III (Brenda) of Lima and Kenny Davis (Mandi) of Grove City; sisters, Mary Richards (Robert) of Lima and Helen Perry of Wellston, along with 21 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Besides her parents, Violet was preceded in death by children, Robert Fisher and Dana Davis; and siblings, Rosie Jonas, Paul Scarrett, Charles McNeely and Wilma McNeely. Calling hours will be Thursday from 12 to 2 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will follow the calling hours at 2 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home with John Pelletier, CLP officiating. Burial will be in the Ridgewood Cemetery. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.mcwilliams-funeralhome.com.