Helen L. Davis, 91, of Springfield, IL died at 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at St. John’s Hospice. She was born on February 23, 1920 in Springfield to John C. and Charlotte Smolka Fehring. Helen married her husband, Walter Lyle Davis on August 13, 1939. He preceded her in death on May 4, 1997. She is also preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, George, Louis, William “Bill” and Henry Fehring and one sister, Mary Fehring.
Surviving Helen are her daughter, Norma Jeanne LeGrand of League City, TX; one grandson, Alexander (Sophie) LeGrand of Huntington Beach, CA; one brother, John (MaryJo) Fehring of Springfield and several nicees, nephews and cousins.
She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church. She and her husband owned and operated Spring Street Market for many years.
Visitation: 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at St. John’s Lutheran Church.
Funeral Service: 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at St. John’s Lutheran Church with Pastor Greg Busboom officiating.
Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church.