Sally Irene Davis

January 4, 1933 ~ November 11, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Sally Davis Obituary

Sally Irene Davis, age 90, of Canton died at The Inn at University Village in Massillon surrounded by loved ones on Saturday, November 11, 2023, after a lengthy illness. She was born in Dennison, Ohio, on January 4, 1933, to the late Wilfred Dickinson and Eva (Nicholson) Dickinson.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Daniel H. Davis; sisters and brothers-in-law, Shirley (William) Walker, Stella (Henry A.) Steiner, Paul Weber and brother and sister-in-law, Robert (Ruth) Dickinson. 

She is survived by her sister, Margaret Weber, daughter, Janeen (Kevin Vick) Lutz; son, Daniel H. (Debra) Davis, Jr.; grandson, Nicholas (Nicole) Baker; granddaughter, Julianna (Taylor Worthley) Lutz; step-grandson, Joshua Lutz; great granddaughters, Macy and Allie Baker; great grandson, Theo Lutz-Worthley. 

Sally was a 1951 graduate of McKinley High School and attended Kent State University of Akron. She held a real estate license with Dohner Realty, Akron.  She retired from Ohio Bell Telephone Company after 29 years of service and was a member of Telephone Pioneers of America.  Her retirement years were dedicated to service through the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church as a charter member of St. Paul’s Daughters of the King, St. Elizabeth Chapter, as well as a Eucharistic Minister for pastoral care, serving on the church vestry, evangelism committee, and altar guild. Sally’s artistic and creative talents included painting, drawing and poetry. Sally was also the founder and editor of the Ohio Bell newsletter for many years. Most of all, Sally’s love for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren was undeniable. Each one of them was blessed with personal memories of laugher and creative projects all intertwined with the teachings and love of our Lord and Savior.     

Friends may call Sunday, November 19th at 2:00 to 3:00 PM, at the St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 425 Cleveland Avenue SW, Canton, Ohio.  A memorial Service will be held at 3:00 PM with Rev. Robin Woodberry officiating, followed by a light meal.   All are welcome to attend.  A private burial service will be held on Monday, November 20th at 9 AM, in North Lawn Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care, 3743 Boettler Oaks Drive, Uniontown, OH 44685-6227; St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 425 Cleveland Ave. SW, Canton, OH 44702; or the Stark County Humane Society, P.O. Box 7077, Canton, Ohio 44705. You may sign our guest book at:


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Calling Hours
November 19, 2023

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
St. Paul s Episcopal Church (Canton, Ohio)

Funeral Service
November 19, 2023

3:00 PM
St. Paul s Episcopal Church (Canton, Ohio)


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