Canton - Theresa J. Davis, 70, of Canton, passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at OSF St Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
She was born on November 28, 1948 in Peoria.
She married LeeRoy Davis on April 27, 1974 in Peoria. He preceded her in death on October 30, 1994.
Surviving is her mother Johanna Cooper of Peoria, eight children, Johanna Blair of Peoria, Michael Blair of Canton, Cecelia Harper of North Carolina, Shannon Belk of California, Rebecca Celia of Canton, LeeRoy Davis II of Morton, Robert Davis of Arizona, Michelle Welker of Arizona, thirteen grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Theresa was a loving and caring mother, grandmother and friend.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, from 5-7 pm with a funeral service at 7 pm at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home and Crematory in Canton.
Cremation rites have been accorded and a burial of ashes will take place at a later date at Greenwood Cemetery in Canton.
Memorials may be made to the family C/O TBK Bank.
To leave online condolences, please visit www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com
I’m sorry for your loss. A couple of memories I have is when I Yvonne Hess (Mears) was cutting through your yard Mrs.Davis would yell at me to get off the grass. Another was when I was hungry I went home and grabbed some food and went back over to your moms house. I didn’t think about it at the time. Your mom spoke very stern with me. She explained to me how rude it is to eat eat in front of people and not offer any. I appreciate it in how she was showing me how to be without a whooping. Mrs.Davis was quick to correct anyone that was being disrespectful to her and her kids. I have not appreciated it at the time but as I look back on the memories she done right by me. She was like a mother to kids that needed it or just wanted it. She’ll be missed but her memories will stay alive. RIP Mrs. Davis
Michael and Lee, so sorry for the loss of your Grandma. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Mommy I remember the first day you had us kids laughing so hard at dad when he mess his pants at the eagles food store in Peoria an he had brown shorts on an shannon got lost in the store an u started counting us kids an one was missing an it was shannon lol an u found her in checkout lane we called dad poopy pants
Aunt T, I love you and will miss you greatly.
She was a nice lady .
I have known her forever and her kids.
I’m soooooooo sorry for her loss.
I helped serve her food at the first Baptist church food pantry.
I’m soooooo sorry for her kids loss.