On October 29, 2021, Morene May Davis passed away at the age of 93 years old. Morene was born on December 28, 1927, in Great Bend, Kansas, to Chester Hampton Rutherford and Zola Estella Gaskill. She was married on April 22, 1967 to her life long partner, Sharon Davis. They both had one daughter together, Dorothy Tackett. She had two children from a previous marriage, Beverly Fowler and Dennis Fordham.
She was a stay at home mom most of the time but also helped out when needed, like working as a secretary for her church. She also ran a church sewing group called Joy Bells and was always active in mission trips and disaster relief. Things she loved doing was sewing, crocheting, and knitting. She loved cooking and was always the one that wanted to do Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners on her own. She did a lot of genealogy work in her free time when she was younger.
Morene was preceded in death by her husband, Sharon Davis, and her sister, Jean Thackery.
She is survived by her daughters, Beverly Fowler and Dorothy Tackett; her son, Dennis Fordham; her sister, Rachel Brown; her granddaughters, Lisa Verdusco, Amy Goyne, Dawn Wilson, and April Cole; her grandson, Mark Hines; her great grandchildren, Travis Verdusco, Audree Verdusco, Nathaniel Goyne, Maleah Patterson, and Cassidy Wilson.
Visitation will be at Bross & Spidle Funeral Home in Excelsior Springs, Missouri, on Thursday, November 4, 2021, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Bross and Spidle Funeral Home in Excelsior Springs. The funeral will be held at Pisgah Baptist Church on Friday, November 5, 2021, at 11 a.m., followed by graveside services at Hillcrest Cemetery in Excelsior Springs, Missouri.
Our Sincere Condolences
To D and the rest of the members of your family I am so sorry for your loss. Just know that she is at peace now and with the Lord. Prayers go out to all of you.