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Sally S. Davis, 72

Sept. 11, 2014

Sally S. Davis, 72, of Engle­wood, Fla., passed away Thurs­day, Sept. 11, 2014, at Faw­cett Memo­r­ial Hospital.

Born Nov. 29, 1941, in Miami, she had been a res­i­dent of Sara­sota County for 16 years, com­ing from Birm­ing­ham, Ala. A lov­ing wife, mother and home maker for her fam­ily, she was pre-deceased by her hus­band of 53 years, Joe, in July 2014.

Sur­vivors include her three sons: Joseph Davis Jr. of Engle­wood; William (Tess) Davis and Matthew (Karen) Davis, both of Birm­ing­ham; five grand­chil­dren; a brother, Jack Spence of Atlanta, Ga,; and sev­eral nephews.

There will be a gath­er­ing of fam­ily and friends in cel­e­bra­tion of Sally’s life from 3 to 5 p.m. Sun­day, Sept. 14, at the Rotonda Golf & Coun­try Club in Rotonda West.

Engle­wood Com­mu­nity funeral Home with Pri­vate Cre­ma­tory has been selected to han­dle arrange­ments. You may share a mem­ory with the fam­ily at www.englewoodfh.com