Marilyn Emily “Penny” Davis

March 10, 1926 - September 12, 2020

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Monday, September 21, 2020
11:00 a.m.
Greenlawn Cemetery
Plymouth , Ohio 44865

Our mom, Marilyn Emily "Penny" Davis, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at the age of 94. She was little bitty, never exceeding 5' 2" & shrinking down in the 4'10" range. But she had a BIG heart for family. A loving mother, she was totally dedicated to our dad, whom she was married to from 1947 to 2005. She was a HUGE Cleveland Indians fan her entire life! She saved dad's life for an additional 5 years INSISTING he go to a doctor when he was experiencing back shoulder pain, a precursor of blocked arteries and heading off a sure heart attack saved by quintuple bypass surgery.

She was mentally sharp and scarily organized her entire life. In her later years, a combination of old Western movies, Indians games and her "help her stand up" lazy boy and her beautiful home with rich memories of dad occupied her time. She was a very talented cartoon artist as a hobby. She LOVED horses; having grown up on a working farm, she had her own horse named Major.

Penny is survived by her two sons and daughter-in-law, Randy Davis and Robert and Lisa Davis; six grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James C. Davis who passed away on September 13, 2005; daughter, Constance Morgan; grandson, Taylor Davis; daughter-in-law, Diane Davis; and siblings, Marge Zika and Bill Winkler.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, September 21, 2020 at Greenlawn Cemetery in Plymouth, Ohio at 11:00 a.m. Memorial contributions can be made to the Plymouth Lions Club. Online condolences can be left for the family at


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Elaine Root - Sep 18, 2020
Please accept my sympathy at the passing of your mother.
Paul McClintock - Sep 17, 2020
Condolences to the Davis family. I'm sure in 94 years years your mother made an impact on many people.
Betsy Fackler - Sep 17, 2020
Randy, Bob and families - my deepest sympathies on the loss of your mother. No matter how old you are, it’s hard to lose your mother. ❤️
Jan - Sep 15, 2020
Penny was very much her own person. She wanted nothing to do with me when I first met her. We grew to love each. She could be stubborn but I was a little bit more stubborn. We had a lot of good times and laughs. Some not so good times and tears. I enjoyed all the time I spent with her. Our trips to Drugmart to do her grocery shopping, Uncle Dudley’s for lunch. We watched many Indians games together. Lots of episodes of the Andy Griffith Show, Gun Smoke, and Old Westerns. I love you and miss you like crazy Penny! RIP my friend