Twila Renee Davis, age 66, of Du Quoin, formerly of Chester, passed away unexpectedly at 6:22pm on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at Marshall Browning Hospital in Du Quoin.
Twila was born in Red Bud on December 21, 1955, the daughter of Lester and Dora (Gerlach) Eggemeyer. She married Gene Davis in Pinckneyville on August 11, 1997. Together, they have shared more than 24 years of marriage and precious memories.
Twila had worked for Zeigler Coal, Technicolor, and most recently at Marshall Browning Estates, where the patients she helped care for were adored as if they were family. She loved her job at Marshall Browning as it fit in so well with who she truly was. A caregiver at heart, Twila spent her life taking care of others. She was selfless, generous, and loving, living her life and acting from her heart. Twila loved everything in nature from her love of hummingbirds to deer hunting. She will be dearly missed by all those that knew and loved her.
Survivors include her husband- Gene Davis
Son- Robert Hood
Daughter- Staci (Zach) Gooden and their daughter Whitley Twila Gooden
Son- Ronnie (Amber) Davis, Jr. and their children Ronnie Davis III (RGD3) and Charli Renee Davis
Daughter- Marla (Daniel) Sullivan and their son Jordan (Karley) Sullivan and daughter Danielle (Tyler) Slone with their children Kael, Clayton, and Corbin
Son- Billy Davis and his two sons- Codey Davis and Corey (Cindy) Davis with their children Nevaeh and Liam
Son- Lyn Jennings, Jr.
Son- Johnny (Tina) Davis and their two sons Johnny Davis, Jr with his daughters Lacey, Haley, and Serenity and Justin (Victoria) Davis with his daughter Bella
Daughter- Lisa (Rodney) Smith and their daughter- Emily Renee Smith and their son Tyler (Jessie) Smith with their children Beau, Tate, and Zoey
Grandson- Zack (Kaylyn) Davis and their children Elouise and Asher
Sister- Paula (David) Millman and their daughter Jessica Millman
Brother- Lester Lee (Mary) Eggemeyer
Brother- Bruce (Virginia) Williamson
Several Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins
She was preceded in death by her parents, son- Ronnie Davis, Sr., aunt who raised her like a mother- Ida Williamson, sister- Brenda Bader, and brother- Forest Dean "Dino" Eggemeyer.
Twila leaves such a legacy in all her children and grandchildren by the examples and way she graciously lived her life. Not only for her namesake given to many of her descendants, but also in the values instilled in each one of them to surely be passed on for generations to come. Twila Renee will live on through her beautiful children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Twila Renee Davis will be held at 12:00pm on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at Maxton-Rosado Funeral Home (11 South Hickory Street; Du Quoin, IL 62832), with Brother Gary Pruitt officiating. Burial will follow at Old Du Quoin Cemetery. A time of visitation will be held from 10:00am until 12:00pm on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at Maxton-Rosado Funeral Home in Du Quoin.
For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to the Marshall Browning Tree of Life in Twila's memory. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Maxton-Rosado Funeral Home; 11 S. Hickory Street; Du Quoin, IL 62832. For more information, or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.maxtonrosado.com
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