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Karen Kathleen Davis

Karen Kathleen Davis, 79, Udall, Missouri, passed away 12:54 a.m., Sunday, March 22, 2020 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri.


She was born July 29, 1940, at Tecumseh, Missouri, to Eldon Pitcock and Linnie Marie Crawford Pitcock Ingram.  Karen graduated from Gainesville High School with the Class of 1958.  On November 5, 1959, she was married at Knob Noster, Missouri, to Lawrence David “Dave” Davis, who preceded her in death on February 22, 2020.  She was a loving mother and grandmother.  Karen never met a stranger and always put others first.  She held a pilot’s license, was a great cook and enjoyed going to flea markets, traveling and feeding wildlife.


She is survived by two children, Lisa Keller and Dana Taylor and husband, Chet; one daughter-in-law, Chris Davis; six grandchildren, Keith Davis, Tara Hendrickson and husband, Jeremy, Cindy Hensley, Jonathan Mitchell and wife, Amanda, Jessica Mitchell and Ben Mitchell and wife, Jessica; twelve great-grandchildren; her mother, Linnie Ingram; two brothers, Marlyn Pitcock and wife, Charlene and Lyndon Pitcock and wife, Linaia; one sister, Kris Luebbert; and several nieces and nephews.


Her father, Eldon Pitcock, husband, Lawrence David “Dave” Davis and one son, Lawrence David “Larry” Davis, II, preceded her in death.


A memorial service for Mr. and Mrs. Davis will be held at a later date.  Online condolences may be expressed at