Sally Joan Davis, 80, of Payne, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2013 at The Gardens of Paulding.
Sally was born in Decatur, Indiana on March 3, 1933, a daughter of the late Marie Christine (Gehrig) and Frederick Clifford Ahr.
She was an accounting clerk at Navistar and farmed with her husband Russell ( Dean ) for many years. They were married April 13, 1952 until his passing Dec 29, 2005.
Sally was a member of Payne Church of Christ & Fairway Christian Church, Lady Lake, FL & Hesperian Chapter of the Eastern Star. Sally was very active in her community, dedicating many years to the Paulding County Hospital Board and starting the Payne Branch Library.
She will be fondly remembered by her children, James (Bobbi) Davis of Monon, IN & Laura (Dennis) Cottrell of Payne; brother, Donald Ahr of Fort Wayne; 6 grandchildren & 16 great grandchildren.
Also preceding Sally in death are her siblings, Robert, James, Edwin & Mary Jane Ahr.
Viewing is Sunday, 2 to 6 pm, at Dooley Funeral Home, Payne.
Her service is at Payne Church of Christ 220 W. Merrin Street at 11 am on Monday, December 30th, with viewing one hour prior.
She will be laid to rest at Lehman Cemetery.
Memorials are to the church; Payne Branch Library or Monon Theater Preservation.
Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com