Vivian Maxine Davis, beloved mother, and grandmother, passed from earth to heaven on Sunday, May 21, 2023. She was born July 19, 1936, in Tompkinsville, KY, to Prentice Aaron and Olene (Bartley) Gearld. On February 18, 1956, in Kokomo, IN. she married Jack R. Davis, and he preceded her in death.
Vivian graduated from Kokomo High School in 1954. During her life, she worked at and retired from Delco Electronics. She was a member of Courtland Avenue Church of Christ and a firm believer in Jesus Christ. She enjoyed many years as a member of the local Red Hat Society.
Left to treasure her memory are her son, Greg (Kathy) Davis; daughter, Lisa (Kevin) Smith; grandchildren, Brad (Kelly) Davis, Dennis (Cassie) Ehase, Zachary (Dara) Davis, Cole (Amber) Davis, Rachel Smith, Rebecca Smith and Ryan (Kelly) Sisson-Smith; great grandchildren, Ashley Ehase, Austin Ehase, Parker Davis, Jack Barney and Jett Davis; sister, Geneva Padfield; sister-in-law, Alice Davis; special friend and caretaker, Roxanne Lawson; and several nieces and nephews.
Vivian was preceded in death by her parents, husband; and sister, Geraldine “Jeri” Whisler.
A funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday May 24, 2023, at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home, 1315 W. Lincoln Road, Kokomo, with Pastors Kevin Smith and Kevin Kay officiating. Burial will follow in Albright Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 12 pm until the start of the service, on Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Glaucoma Society. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.
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