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Helen Davis

September 2, 1950 — January 10, 2021

Helen Marlene Turner Davis, 70, of Philpot, Kentucky passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 at her home. She was born in Owensboro, Kentucky on September 2, 1950 to the late Butler R. and Mary Case Turner. Helen was a loving wife and mother, loved animals, especially her cat “brother”, loved to sing and was a talented unknown song writer who wrote close to a thousand songs. She also had a special talent with floral arrangements. As a child, she placed first place for singing at the Hancock County Fair. Along with being little spitfire, she was Valentine Queen at Estes Elementary and a cheerleader at Foust Junior High.

Along with her parents, Helen is preceded in death by her daughter, Kimberly Ann Davis; her father and mother-in-law, Ernie and Martine Davis; and her siblings, Linda Jones, Larry Turner, Roger Turner, and Regina Laws.

Helen is survived by her husband of 54 years, Jerry Wayne Davis, Sr.; her son, Jerry Jr. (Missy) Davis, whom she shared a birthday with; her daughter, Krista (Ritchie) Foster; 4 grandchildren, Jordan Davis, Skylyn (Isaac) Fuqua, Jacob (Melissa) Davis, and Jamin Davis; her great-grandson, Samuel Ray “Sammy” Fuqua; and her siblings, Pauletta McCarty, Renie Turner, Donna Turner, and Tammy Rowan.

Services will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory, with Pastor Kurt Hoffman officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until the time of service Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery.

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home

519 Locust St, Owensboro, KY 42301

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