Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home
Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home

Linda Lea Davis


Linda Lea Davis of Lincoln, passed away Monday, August 31, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield.

Linda was born to Loran and Aretta (Danner) Ritchhart on September 18, 1940 in Lincoln, IL.

She married Leo Dean Matson. In August of 1971 she married Don Glenn Davis. He preceded her in death.

She worked for the State of Illinois at Lincoln Development Center as a Supervisor. Linda was a member of Lincoln Christian Church, the Eagles Lodge and a long time member with Weight Watcher’s. Her hobbies included, traveling, cooking, shopping, spoiling grandchildren, playing keyboard and organ as well as riding motorcycles with her husband.

Surviving are her children: Vanessa Lynn (Brian) Neavill, Athens, IL., Loren Dean (Angela) Matson, Springfield, IL., David Lee Matson, Kenneth D. (Tammy) Matson and stepdaughter Shari Lynn Boward all of Lincoln, IL. Also surviving are her brother, Lowell Penrod Ritchhart of Mt. Pulaski, IL., and sister Lea Madigan of Arizona, along with 9 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Services for Linda will be Sunday, September 6, 2015 at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home with visitation from 5-7 PM and funeral to immediately follow at 7 PM. Pastor Greg Wooten will be officiating. Cremation tired will then be accorded. Burial will be at New Union Cemetery in Lincoln, IL at a later date.

Memorials may go to the Alzheimer’s Association and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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