Edna M. Davis, 97, of Columbus, died Monday, February 20, 2012, at 10:02 p.m., in Columbus. Edna was co-owner and founder of Gary Davis Music Store, a member of St. Bartholomew Catholic Church and a charter member of Daughters of Isabella International Circle.
She performed at the 1933 Worlds Fair in Chicago and had taught music lessons to thousands of students in the surrounding area.
She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and mother-in-law.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church with Right Rev. Thomas X. Davis and Father Clem Davis officiating.
Family and friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street and from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
A Rosary service will be conducted at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice of charity.
Online condolences may be sent to the Davis family and a video tribute may be viewed at www.barkesweaverglick.com.
Edna was born in Shelby County, May 24, 1914, the daughter of Jesse and Estelle Foster Hunter. She married Gary F. Davis Sr. June 6, 1936. He preceded her in death December 14, 2001.
Survivors include her sons, Gary F. (Sandy) Davis Jr. of Columbus, Dan (Laura) Davis of Columbus and Rev. Thomas J. (Pam) Davis of Memphis, TN; grandchildren, Brad (Julie) Davis of Nashville, Chris (Sara) Davis of Columbus, Aaron Davis of Columbus, Rebecca Davis (Adam) Walker of Memphis, TN, Tony (Michelle) Stewart of Hilliard, OH, and Aaron Stewart of Los Angeles, CA; great-grandchildren, Maggie, Cassidy, Reid and Eli Davis, Addison Walker, Connor and Ian Stewart; a brother-in-law, Right Rev. Thomas X. Davis of Vina, CA; a sister-in-law, Wilma J. Davis O.S.B. of Ferdinand; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother, Joseph Glenn Hunter, and a twin sister Marie Hunter.