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Janis Jean Davis
Janis Jean DavisJanis Jean Davis, 82, of Magnetic Springs died peacefully Wednesday evening, March 12, 2008 at her home surrounded by her loving and devoted family.

She was born September 22, 1925 in Leesburg Twp. to the late Eldon Jennings and Dorothy D. (Daniels) Ballard.

On October 19, 1946 she married Robert L. Davis in Greenup, KY and he died October 2, 1989.

She was a member of the Magnetic Springs United Methodist Church.   She was retired from the Ohio Quarter Horse Association where she had worked as a secretary for 25 years.  She was active in the Republican Party and served on the election board.   Janis had been an avid antique collector for over 60 years, having begun her collection when she was 18.  She was known to be a ferocious card player, especially bridge, having earned the status of Master Player.  She had sharpened her card playing skills early in life at the Ballard Hotel in Magnetic Springs, which was owned by her parents.   Her life now revolved around her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by a son, Ty (Connie) Davis, Richwood; two daughters, Tonya Payne, Magnetic Springs; Tara (Keith) Powers, Richwood; 8 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Bette L. (Lloyd) Cox, Columbus.

Funeral Services will be held Sunday, March 16, 2008 at 3:00 PM in the Magnetic Springs United Methodist Church where friends may call 1 hour prior to the service.  Rev. Patricia Stout will officiate and burial will be in Claibourne Cemetery.

Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in Richwood is in charge of arrangements.  Memorial gifts may be made to HomeReach Hospice, 561 W. Central Ave., Delaware, OH  43015.  Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballingerfuneralhome.com

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#2 from: Nancy Latella
Columbus, Ohio
Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 6:30 PM

Im am so sorry to hear of your mothers passing.  I applaud you for your devotion and loyalty to your mother and the care you gave to her.  You are an outstanding daughter and friend to her.  Take peace in knowing she will be watching over you from Heaven.  Please do not hesitate to call for anything you may need, please!..

Sincerely with Love
Nancy Latella

#3 from: Keith  Maugans
Franklin .ohio
Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 11:55 AM

  Im sorry  to  read  that  Janis has  passed.  she was a nice woman  and  always made  me laugh.  Her  an mom  had fun together  .  God Bless  Keith  Maugans an Clan

#4 from: Gary & Debbie Hinaman
Marion, OH
Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 12:31 PM

For Ty and Connie:

We wanted to let you know we are thinking of you and offering our sympathy for passing of your mom and mother-in-law.

Gary and Debbie Hinaman

#5 from: Sandi
Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 2:29 PM


Kathy let me know about your Mom & I'm sorry, but thankful that she is not suffering any more.  You know I will be there & if you need anything, just call.  I Love You.

#6 from: brian holstein
Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 10:35 PM

our deepest sympathy goes out to you & your family. i am so sorry to hear about her passing.
just wish i was closer to pay my respects.
brian & heidi holstein & family

#7 from: Steven D Adamowski
Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 1:56 AM

Ty sorry for your Loss
your on my mind and in my prayers
Steven adamowski

#8 from: Debbie Bright
Indian lake Ohio
Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 11:12 AM

sorry to hear of Mrs Davis passing,its been many years of my seeing her but do remember her well,God Bless

Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 2:11 PM

HI T:  I know your mom was in the best of care (with you) for the last years of her life. You made her smile & know that she was loved.  Thanking of you & family.  Bernie

#10 from: David Scheiderer
Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 5:04 PM

Tonya: God will bless you for what you have
done for your mother ! I am so sorry to hear
about Janis passing away . I will always have
fond memories of her and Bob . Please send me an email.

Your cousin Dave Scheiderer

#11 from: The Hamilton Family
Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 11:38 AM

Ty, Connie & Family

We were sorry to hear of the loss of your mother.  Our deepest sympathy and prayers to your family.

Walt, Allison & Sam

#12 from: Thomas,Janie,and Tommey Girl
Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 5:30 PM

Tonya The care and love youve given Janis the last 13 months of her life was the best thing anyone could have done for her.This is a bond with your mom you will never forget.The bonding and memorys you both needed,and no one will ever be able to take this from you and your mom.WE LOVE YOU   Ridgeways

#13 from: Sue Clem
Richwood, OH
Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 8:30 AM

Tonya, Ty and Tara, I just found out today your Mom passed away- - she was like a second mother to me and I loved her very much.  I'm so sorry I did not make it to the funeral home but I wanted you to know that my thoughts and prayers are wtih you guys..you were like a brother and sisters to me and I have lots of good memories.

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