Barbara Ann Scott Davis

July 23, 2009

Barbara Ann Scott Davis 78, of Frankfort, IN, died Thursday, July 23, 2009 at Clarian Arnett Hospital, Lafayette, IN. Born January 16, 1931 in Pittsburg, PA, to L. Kenneth & E. Cassandra (Borscht) Scott. She married James L. Davis on January 24, 1953 in West Lafayette, IN and he survives. Mrs. Davis was a graduate of Cleveland Heights High School, Cleveland, OH and Purdue University, with a B.A. degree in Family Science & Child Development. She had lived in Clinton County since 1953, was a homemaker and worked as a Supervisor of child welfare for the Clinton County Department of Welfare. Her memberships include; First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, where she was a deacon and sang in the choir, Tri-Kappa, Kirklin PM Home Ec. Club. While at Purdue, she was a member of the Pi Beta Phi Sorority and the Purduettes. She was a former member of the John Purdue Club. Mrs. Davis was also active in the Open Door Health Clinic, Meals on Wheels and at Wesley Manor with various activities & committees.

Visitation and Services

Memorial Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Frankfort. Rev. Tom Jameson will officiate. Private family entombment will be held. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations in memory of Barbara be made to the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Wesley Manor or the Kidney Foundation, envelopes will be available at the church or at the funeral home.

Survived by:

Husband: James L. Davis of Frankfort 2 Daughters: Megan Sheets of Frankfort and Beth (Chris) Bolinger of Auburn, IN 1 Son: Bill (Sarah) Davis of Lafayette, IN 8 Grandchildren and 3 Great Grandchildren

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by son, Tom Davis, grandson, Anderson Davis, son-in-law, Dick Sheets, sister, Dorothy Bodfish and her parents.


6 Condolences for “Barbara Ann Scott Davis”

  1. Charles B. Kirkpatrick July 25, 2009 at 12:25 pm

    Barbara was a good co-ed at Purdue and a lovely lady. She and Jim were an outstanding couple, serving the community in many ways. This was too soon, Jim. We are sorry.

  2. Kenny Jobe July 27, 2009 at 8:11 am

    I have fond memories of Mrs. Davis and your family from my youth. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Kenny Jobe and family

  3. Hope Carter July 27, 2009 at 5:02 pm

    Sorry for your loss Beth. She seemed like a wonderful woman. Our prayers are with you.

  4. Greg and Karen Wysong July 27, 2009 at 7:38 pm

    Will not be able to attend the memorial service but wanted you to know your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Barbara was so nice with a great laugh. We will miss her.

  5. Carole Downs July 27, 2009 at 10:42 pm

    I am so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was a special lady. My prays and thoughts go out to your family. Tell Dad I am thinking of him also. God bless you all.
    Carole Downs

  6. Sharon Cook July 30, 2009 at 2:46 pm

    Mr. Davis, Megan, Beth, & Bill, I was sad to read about Mrs. Davis. I remember her as a very special and lovely lady. I enjoyed the times I spent with your family when visiting Tom and after Tom passed. You are all in my thoughts and prayers always.
    Sharon (Tom’s friend)

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