Marilyn Davis

New London, IA

Marilyn Davis, 86, New London, died, February 7, 2019. She was born August 12, 1932 to Elzie and Imogene Krohn Garmoe. January 4, 1951, she married Earl Davis, Jr. in a double ceremony with his brother, Gordon and wife Delores in Mt. Pleasant. She was a graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School, a member of New London United Methodist Church and was a homemaker. Her hobbies included needlework, crochet, cross stitch; search, crossword and jigsaw puzzles; canning and collecting stuffed animals. She enjoyed mystery movies, cribbage, canasta and dominoes, and time with grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband, she is survived by daughters, Deb Kempker, New London, Barb Miller, Mt. Union, and Karen Ogier, Sierra Vista, AZ; son, Jeff, Mt. Pleasant; 14 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; sister, Virginia Anderson, New London; nieces and nephews. She was preceded by her parents; one sister, and three brothers.
The service will be 11:00 Monday at Elliott Chapel, with Pastor Kathleen Moore officiating; burial at Burge Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9:00 with the family present at 10:00. Memorials are for New London Fire and Rescue or New London United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be left at

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