Deldora Marie Davis, 86, of Bloomfield, New Mexico, passed away on Thursday,
June 6, 2013.
She was born June 26, 1926, in Chesterton, Ind., to Ernest L. and Jessie M.
(Kline) Nelson, both of whom preceded her in death.
Deldora graduated from Chesterton High School in 1945.
She married Charles (Bob) Davis, Jan. 17, 1947, in Porter, Ind. Del and Bob
moved from Indiana to Bloomfield in 1975.
She is survived by her children, James A. (Beverly) Davis of Albuquerque and
Sharon M. (Charles) McKeen of Bloomington, Ind.; brother, Donald R. Nelson
of Tucson, Ariz.; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Deldora was preceded in death by her brothers, Gerald S. Nelson and Earl E.
She loved her home and she loved feeding hummingbirds. In 1981, she raised a
baby hummingbird that had fallen out of its nest to adulthood.
A visitation will be 10 a.m. with services following at 11 a.m. on Monday,
June 10, at Cope Memorial Chapel 404 W. Arrington St. in Farmington, New
Mexico. Services will immediately follow at Cope Memorial Chapel.
Burial will be in Memory Gardens, 6917 E. Main St. in Farmington, New
Deldora’s care is entrusted to Cope Memorial Chapel, 404 W.. Arrington St.
in Farmington, New Mexico, 505-327-5142. Burial will be in Memory Gardens,
6917 E. Main St., Farmington, NM.
In lieu of flowers, a donation in her name to Bloomfield Senior Citizens
Center or Guardian Angel Home Health Inc. would be greatly appreciated.
Deldora’s care is entrusted to Cope Memorial Chapel, 404 W. Arrington St.,
Farmington, NM. Call 505-327-5142.
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