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Carolyn Frances Davies, 62, of Armstrong, lost her battle with cancer at 8:39 p.m. Thursday, September 28, 2017, at home with her family by her side.
Mrs. Davies was born April 26, 1955, in Paris, Ill., the daughter of Francis E. Redmon Jr. and Carolyn (Simpson) McCammon.
She married Dean Davies on April 3, 1992, in Las Vegas, Nev. He survives.
She also is survived by her mother, Carolyn McCammon of Urbana; three children, Brian Swinford of Danville, Dusty (Joe) Turngren of Urbana and Scott Davies of Chatsworth, Ill,; 13 grandchildren, Cameron Prouse of Paris, Ill., Emily Swinford of Dallas, Texas, Hayden Swinford of Danville, Michael Swinford and Sofia Swinford both of Urbana, Blair Swinford and Aria Swinford both of Hoopeston, Nicholas Hoskins, Logan Hoskins, Maximilian Turngren, Mason Turngren and Samson Turngren all of Urbana; two brothers, Wayne Redmon of Davie, Fla., and Dave (Teresa) Wright of Jacksonville, Fla.; three sisters, Sherry (Randy) Calin of Heath, Ohio, Carla (Marty) Bradley of Oakwood and Vickie (Jim) Henry of East Moline, Ill.; two sisters-in-law, RaNae (Jim) Proffitt of San Diego, Calif., and LeeAnn (Dan) Davies-Rice of Cornelius, N.C.; brother-in-law, Herb Linne of Ft. Collins, Colo.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father; grandson, Channing Swinford; father-in-law, Richard Davies; mother-in-law, Annis Davies; sister-in-law, Joyce Linne; and her beloved canine companion, Frankie.
Carolyn enjoyed gardening, taking care of others and, most important, spending time with her family.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, at the Blurton Funeral Home, in Potomac. Following the visitation, cremation rites will be accorded and burial will be at a later date in Partlow Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Mills Breast Cancer Institute or to Carle Hospice. The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home in Potomac to assist them in honoring her life. Memories or photos may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at: www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.
Published on September 29, 2017
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