Violet Davis



Violet M. (Coney) Davis, 92, of Lake Placid, Florida., died Saturday, August 20, 2022, at the Advent Health of Lake Wales, Florida.

She was born in LaGrange County on January 9, 1930, to Gaylord D. and Bernice M. (Bickel) Coney.

Violet worked for the Kirsch Company in Sturgis, Michigan. She retired from Kirsch after working from 1955-1988. In her retirement she and her husband moved to Florida in 1989. She loved fishing and playing cards but most of all she absolutely loved and adored her family.

On September 16, 1946, she married Willis C. Davis in Greenup, KY. Willis preceded her in death on May 13, 1994.

Surviving Violet is her daughter, Starr (Duane) Feller of Sebring, Florida.; a granddaughter, Lara (Jason) Vice of Sebring, eight great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Willis; a son, LaMarr Davis; two sisters, Evelyn Murphy and Retha O’Hara; and five brothers, Raymond Coney, Frank Coney, Glen Coney, Gaylord Coney, Jr., and Ronald Coney.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 27, 2022, at the Frurip-May Funeral Home, 309 West Michigan St., LaGrange.

Pastors John Coney and Gary Rifenburg will officiate the services and burial will take place in Brushy Chapel Cemetery, LaGrange.

A viewing will be held at the funeral home on Friday, August 26, 2022, from 5-8 p.m.

Memorials may be contributed to either Angola Christian Church or Helmer Independent Baptist Church in Violet’s honor.

Online condolences may be submitted to the family at

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