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Ruthie L. Davis

Ruthie L. Davis

Ruthie L. Davis, 83, of Ocala, FL, August 27, 1937- October 17, 2020. Born in to William Sears and Annie Tate.

Mrs. Davis was educated in the public school system in Marion County. She was a retired correctional officer at Lowell Correctional Institution.

Mrs. Davis is survived by three sons: Charles M. Davis, Reginold Davis, and Tony Davis; two daughters: Debra Davis Rosa and Cathy Davis Lester; two brothers: Joe Sears and Eugene Sears; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a memorial service will be held at a later date.

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Headlines

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