Ethel A. Davis

November 16, 1959 ‒ October 20, 2020

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Ethel A. Davis, 60, of Mount Vernon passed away on Tuesday evening, October 20, 2020 at the Laurels of Mount Vernon after a courageous battle with Lou Gehrig’s Disease.  She was born on November 16, 1959 in Mount Vernon to the late Dale and Delores A. (Farley) Davis.

Ethel was a member of the Covenant Church in Mount Vernon and attended the Utica Presbyterian Church.  She was an avid fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes.  She enjoyed crocheting, country and western music, her Soap Operas, her morning coffee, angels, attending the Utica Ice Cream Festival, spending time with her friends at the Midwest Group Home and workshop.  Ethel was the first graduate from New Hope in Mount Vernon.

Ethel is survived by her aunt, Ella Blue of Utica and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Ethel was preceded in death by her siblings, Pamela O’Byrne, Frank Davis, Mike Davis and Lester Workman.

The family will have a Memorial Service celebrating the life of Ethel at 2 p.m.  on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at the Utica Presbyterian Church, 9 North Main St., Utica with Pastor Terry Holobaugh.   Burial will follow in Homer Cemetery.

To share  a memory or send the family an expression of sympathy visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Ethel A. Davis.

 

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  • I’m gonna miss you Ethel. I used to see you out in the day program you kept calling me your Big Teddy Bear. Well you always made me laugh and I enjoyed our conversations. Until we meet again. Miss you from your Big Teddy Bear.

  • So very sorry to hear Aunt Ellie she was such a sweet sweet woman and I am so blessed to have gotten to know her and work with her for 7 years in the day program she surely will be missed. Sending my thoughts and prayers to you all.

  • I will miss you so much Ethel. All the memories from when you and your brother were my neighbors up to working with you at Midwest. Fly high sweet girl.

  • Much sadness upon hearing of Ethel. She had the smile and giggle that was contagious. Many years caring for her , As her nurse, she will be truly missed.
    Much love and prayers for the family’s healing

  • I am so very sorry to hear of Ethel’s passing Elle..I enjoyed working with her over at the dayhab. I am so going to miss u Ethel and our conversations ..such a Feisty soul she was..may you rest in peace sweetheart!!

  • Oh Ethel was such an ornery person. I just scored her so much. I had the pleasure of working with her through Midwest Health Services. She was always so happy and such a conversationist. her life was very contagious and she could brighten up the room with her smile. I am very excited to hear this news. It breaks my heart. Ethel will be greatly missed and loved by so many. My prayers and condolences to all whom have loved her.

  • My thoughts and prayers to Ethel’s family. She was a sweetheart. I loved taking care of you when I was your nurse. You were my sweet Ethel. Tell Bill I’ll see you both some day.

  • Oh, how I’ll miss you, Ethel. Meeting and working with you these last two years has truly been a blessing. I’m going to miss curling and braiding your hair all the while listening to you talk about your past while laughing and smiling. I’m going to miss your quick wit and feisty personality. Sending so much love to your family.
    Until we meet again, Ethel. ❤️

  • So very sorry to lose Ethel,but we will meet again my friend. Elle my condolences to you and your family , Ethel was so fun to talk with and what a pleasure to work with her the last seven years such a character

  • I loved working with miss Ethel at Midwest.I remember her telling me every time I came to work with her “I just love you” and it brightened up my day. I love you miss Ethel until we meet again fly high❤️😭

  • Ethel had the best memory and always greeted me with a smile. She always asked about my family and we would always share a laugh about her brother Frank. Ethel will be missed by all who knew her.
    Praying for your family during this time.

  • To my first cousin Ethel, I am sorry to learn about your disease and your passing. You may now rest in peace with your Mom, Dad and brothers and sister. Today, I am sitting here reading all the condolences and special memories you have left on those who took care of you and befriended you. I remember that giggle, your humor and the love you had for your family. The holiday gatherings and the visits to Grandma’s on Columbus Road. It’s your homecoming! May you find your voice in heaven and be as LOUD as you want to be! Love always, Kristina (Farley) Moore

  • Ethel was a great person to be around. She would smile alot. She could get people to laugh and smile when they where down or having a bad day. It was a great pleasure to work with her at Midwest. She will be missed.

  • I am so sorry of your loss prayers to Ethel’s family threw this rough time
    she was such a pleasure to work with at midwest gave me a purpose to go to work every day to see her happy smiling face every morning and enjoying watching the news and talking Buckeye football and crosheing together in the mornings I also enjoyed braiding and pulling up her hair before workshop in the mornings and just sitting chit chatting til she went to workshop she will definitely be missed

  • Oh Ethel was such an ornery person. I just adored her so much. I had the pleasure of working with her through Midwest Health Services. She was always so happy and such a conversationist. her life was very contagious and she could brighten up the room with her smile. I am very saddened to hear this news. It breaks my heart. Ethel will be greatly missed and loved by so many. My prayers and condolences to all whom have loved her.