Barbara Joan "Toodles" Davis

November 14, 1931 - August 04, 2017

Barbara Joan "Toodles" Davis

Joan “Toodles” Davis, 85 of Pana passed away peacefully on Friday, August 04, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on November 14, 1931 in Herrick the daughter of Theodore “Ted” and Verna (Corley) Redman.  She married George Taniges and they later divorced.  She later married the love of her life Tom Davis in 1972 in Decatur and he preceded her in death.

“Toodles” had spent most of her life in Herrick and was a member of the Herrick Baptist Church and the Christian County Senior Citizens.  She spent many years as a Beautician. Those who knew “Toodles” knew her love for baseball (Cubs), dominos, quilting and most of all her family. She whole heartedly lived life to the fullest.

She is survived by her daughter, Patty (Jerry) Beeson of Newburgh, IN; grandchildren: Jason (Dale) Beeson of Pana, Jeremy (Jennifer) Beeson of Oconee, Stacy (Travis) Vail of Herrick and Erik (Stephanie) Taniges of Kentucky; 8 great grandchildren, Jordan, Tara, Brock, Jared, Jacob, Dalton, Brianna, & Austin; 1 great-great granddaughter Sophia; sister Mary “Topsy” (Stan) Strain of Ramsey; brother Leo Dean “Firp” (Elaine) Redman of Hamilton, Montana; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son David Taniges and a sister Mildred Seely.

Funeral Information

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, August 7, 2017 at the Herrick Baptist Church with Pastor Jay Huddleston and Pastor Allen Ebbler officiating. Burial will follow at Antioch Cemetery, Herrick, IL. Visitation will be from 5-8 pm on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at the Herrick Baptist Church.

Donations Information

Memorials in her honor may be made to the Quad County Hospice or the Tom Davis Memorial Park.

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