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Rosemary Davis

Posted on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm

Rosemary Davis

Rosemary Davis

Funeral service for Rosemary Rotha Davis, 70, of Troy, will be  held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry.  Rev. Linda Zych,  pastor of Smith Chapel, will officiate.

Mrs. Davis passed away Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at St. Joseph West Hospital in Lake Saint Louis.

Born Feb. 27, 1943, in St. Charles, she was the daughter of Vito Francis and Verna Evelyn Riley LaBanca.  She graduated high school in Silex.  She was united in marriage on Sept. 27, 1962, in the New Hope Community near Elsberry to Terry Dale Davis.  This union was blessed with one son, Dale Wayne.

She worked for many years as a convenience store clerk.

Survivors include her beloved husband of nearly 51 years, Terry Davis, of Troy; two granddaughters: Katie Lynn Davis and Teri Dale Davis, both of Troy; and two great-grandsons: Omar and Lorenzo Davis.  She also leaves one brother, Paul LaBanca and his wife, Kathy, of Elsberry; two sisters: Janet Lee and her husband, Charles, of Moravia, Iowa, and Audrey Hensiek and her husband, Ben, of Reeds Spring; two step-brothers: David Seal and his wife, Sharon, of Louisiana, Mo., and Leslie LaBanca and his wife, Pam, of Old Monroe; her mother-in-law, Alberta Davis, of Elsberry; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the time of service at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry.

Memorials may be made to the family of Rosemary Davis in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home; 107 S. 5th Street; Elsberry, MO 63343.  Online condolences may be made at