Joy Irene Davis, 97, Colby, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019.

She was born Sept. 27, 1922, in Meade to Asa and Goldie (Keltner) Ford.

Survivors include a son, Dan Davis and wife, Judy, Todd, N.C.; two daughters, Diana Schiffner and husband, Glenn, Colby, and Bette Albers and husband, Marvin, Oakley; a brother, Don Ford and wife, Bea, Hubel, Texas; six grandsons; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clay; a step granddaughter, Stacy Taylor; her great-grandson Elijah Lampe; three sisters; and five brothers. 

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Colby United Methodist Church; burial in Beulah Cemetery, Colby.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Baalmann Mortuary, Colby.

Memorials are suggested to the church in care of the mortuary.

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