Annabelle “Annie” Davis (1927-2023)

Annabelle “Annie” Davis, 96, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away Sunday, May 14, 2023, at Fountain Park Assisted Living, Bryan. Annie was born May 6, 1927, in West Unity, Ohio, daughter of the late Hoy H. and Marjorie H. (Esterline) Swaney. She was Salutatorian of the 1945 graduating class of West Unity High School. Annie married William E. Davis on Sept. 16, 1951, in West Unity, and he preceded her in death on May 30, 2013. She worked as a secretary at the ARO Corporation from 1945 – 1955 and was also a homemaker. Annie was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church for nearly 70 years. She was a member of the Methodist Women’s Club, Federated Progress Club, and the Maumee Valley Model T’s Club. She was also a member of several golf and bowling leagues in the area. Annie enjoyed knitting, painting, family trips and traveling on Model “T” tours with her husband, Bill.

Annie is survived by her two children, Pat (Jack) Adams of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Richard W. Davis of Bowling Green, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill; and two sisters, Mary Brown and Donna Kunkle.

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