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Evelyn Leona (Payne) Davis

March 15, 1942 ~ June 26, 2022 (age 80)


Evelyn Leona Davis, age 80, of Independence, MO passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022, at Northland Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Kansas City, Missouri.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 30, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. at Park Baptist Church, Brookfield with Pastor David Blakely officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church

Evelyn Leona, daughter of Lawrence and Wilhelmina (Passig) Payne, was born March 15, 1942, in Brookfield, Missouri.  Evelyn was united in marriage in 1959 to William C. Davis, of this union, two daughters, Sherry and Susan were born.  

Evelyn worked as an order selector for Hallmark Cards for over 25 years. She was a member of the Park Baptist Church. Evelyn was always an optimist; she encouraged and supported those she loved unconditionally Her beautiful smile and kind ways were one of the most memorable things about her. She was a great cook and loved to cook for her family and friends. In her spare time, one of Evelyn’s favorite things was to travel, especially trips to Council Bluffs, IA to go to her favorite casino, the Horseshoe. Her family was everything to her; she loved them very much and was very much loved by them.

Evelyn is survived by her two daughters, Sherry Davis Shively (Jeff) of Liberty, MO, and Susan Davis of Independence, MO; three grandchildren, Tyler Davis, Ryan Shively, and Will Davis; two brothers, Larry Payne (Cathy) Lathrop, MO, and Roger Payne (Cindy) Kearney, MO; two sister-in-laws, Gretchen and Sandy Payne; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and other loved ones.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Ed Payne, Reverend Bernie Payne, and Orville Payne; sister-in-law Kathleen Payne and her son-in-law, Graham Davis.

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June 30, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Park Baptist Church (Brookfield)

Funeral Service
June 30, 2022

12:00 PM
Park Baptist Church
121 East Park
Brookfield, MO 64628

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