Sharon S. Davis, 84, of Greenview, Illinois passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022 in Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Petersburg.
Sharon was born on August 3, 1937 in Springfield to Roy and Mayme (Roberts) Woollen. She married Alvin G. Davis on November 1, 1955 in Greenview. He preceded her in death in June of 1991.
Sharon is survived by her sons, Craig (Joel Hall) Davis of Chicago, Bill (Angela) Davis of Bloomington and Spencer (Bonnie) Davis of Greenview along with four grandchildren, Landon and Carson Davis of Greenview and Galvin and Gwendolyn Davis of Bloomington. She is also survived by her brother, Bill (Evalin) Woollen of Springfield. Her sister, Sarah Chapin and brother, Art Woollen, along with her best friend Pat Schurman also preceded her in death. Additionally, she is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.
For decades, Sharon was one of Greenview’s most community involved citizens. For over 35 years she was site manager for the Greenview Daily Bread program, providing countless lunches to seniors and homebound. She was a longtime member of the Greenview Civic Improvement Association and was a prominent figure at Greenview’s annual Labor Day celebration where she was honored with the Greenview First Citizen Award in 2015. She was active in the Historic Marbold Farmstead Association. She was an avid bridge player and participated in many bridge groups and competitions over the years. She was a member of the AMVETS Post 179 Auxiliary and assisted with the Greenview Food Pantry. She was a member of the Greenview United Presbyterian Church.
Visitation and services will be held at the Greenview United Presbyterian Church on Thursday, January 20 with visitation from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Funeral service follows at 11 a.m. with Shane Hoerbert officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Greenview.
Memorials may be made to the Greenview United Presbyterian Church, Greenview Civic Improvement Association or Historic Marbold Farmstead Association.
Mott & Henning Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences can be shared at www.mottandhenning.com.