Rushville Republican

January 14, 2013

Mary Elizabeth (Beth) Davis, 58

Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — Mary Elizabeth (Beth) Davis, 58, of Philomath, passed away Jan. 8, 2013.

Beth was born June 12, 1954 in Connersville to William V. and Mary F. (Keller) Barnhizer. She was a 1973 graduate from Union County High School in Liberty. On October 20, 1979, she married Gary O. Davis.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, Tony Nicoletta of Grove City, Ohio; daughters, Melissa (Andy) Hiatt Rodefer of Eldorado, Ohio, Randi Hiatt James of Rushville, Gabrielle Davis of Dracut, Mass. and Amber (Brad) Davis Wise of Greenwood; her grandchildren, Vinton and Lane James, Cameron and Dawson Nicoletta, Abigail Rodefer, Canyon and Celeste Pence and William Poublon; parents, William and Mary Barnhizer of Philomath; and siblings, Jim (Karla) Barnhizer of Liberty, Sue (Tracey) Anderson of South Bend and Becca (Bill) Blue of Centerville; and several nieces and nephews.

In honor of her wishes, services were held January 12, 2013 at Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin for immediate family a few close friends.

Burial will be at Doddridge Chapel, Centerville.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that her life be honored by doing something kind for someone else in her memory.

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