Shirley Davis September 21, 1943 ~ March 4, 2023
Shirley Mae Davis a long time Dove Creek resident passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on March 4, 2023, at the age of 79. Shirley Davis was born on September 21, 1943, in Durango, CO to Chess and Mary Kilcoyn Allmond.
Shirley spent her childhood years in Cahone, CO, where she attended grade school. She graduated from Dolores County High School in 1961.
In 1961, Shirley married Paul Davis. In June, Paul and Shirley would have celebrated 62 years of marriage.
Shirley spent many years as the Dolores County Senior Center Librarian, a position which she loved dearly.
Shirley is survived by her loving husband Paul Davis, daughters Phyllis (Rocky) Sanders of Dove Creek, CO and Vicki (Tom) Wood of Egnar, CO, grandchildren Quincy Wood (Janesse) of Dove Creek, CO, Talia Shanahan of Monticello, UT, and Dillon Sanders (Ali) of Loveland, CO.
Also surviving Shirley are her three great granddaughters Kaylen, Avery and Oakleigh, as well as her sister Pat Knuckles (Richard) and many nephews, nieces and many extended family members and friends which she loved dearly.
Shirley is preceded in death by her parents Chess and Mary Allmond, and brothers Richard and Austin Miller.
Memorial Services will be held on March 31, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Judes Catholic Church in Dove Creek, CO. A reception will follow at the Dolores County Pioneer Center.
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