Obituaries: Maxine Lee Davis

OTTUMWA – Maxine Lee Davis, 85, of Gilbert, AZ and formerly of Ottumwa died October 31, 2018 at her home in Gilbert, AZ.

She was born February 23, 1933 in Ottumwa to Arthur and Florence Randall Burton.  She married Jerry L. Davis June 2, 1990 and he preceded her in death January 28, 2008.

A resident of Ottumwa most of her life, she worked at John Deere Ottumwa Works.

Surviving is a daughter, Cathy (Deryl) Ray of Gilbert, AZ; a son, Ronald Slye of Ottumwa; and step-daughter, Amy (Kenny) Ross, four grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; seven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son Steve Slye on July 2, 2011.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday with Pastor Mel Kendall officiating.  Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery.

Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Friday with the family present from 6-7 pm Friday.

Memorials may be made to a local Alzheimer’s association or local hospice.