Obituary for Eleanor Davis (Wightman)
ELEANOR ELIZABETH DAVIS
May 23, 1933 – February 12, 2018
With confidence in the redemptive work of the blood of Jesus Christ, Eleanor Elizabeth Davis entered the presence of her Lord and Saviour from Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Monday, February 12th in her 85th year. She is greatly loved and honoured by her family being a loving and faithful wife to her late husband, Arvon LeRoy Davis (2003); supportive mother to her children, Ruth Ann (Graeme) Wallace, Debbie (Gary) Campbell, John (Kim Probst) Davis and Elizabeth (Ronnie) Dagg; and involved grandmother with her grandchildren, Micah, Christena, Simeon, Lydia, Shane, LeRoy and Selena. Eleanor is also dearly missed by her sister-in-law, Sheila Davis, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her infant brother, Donald, and brothers-in-law, Calvin (Meretta) and Grant Davis. She is remembered by her relatives, friends and neighbours as a God-fearing woman with a love for sharing the Gospel, teaching students and studying the Word of God with a deep discernment of unfolding events. She was born in London, Ontario on May 23, 1933 - the daughter of Christena and Hamilton Wightman. Family and friends will be received for visitation on Wednesday, February 14th from 2-4 pm and 6-7:30 pm as well as Thursday, from 9-10:30 am at Forest Baptist Church (19 Prince St., Forest). The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am at the church with Pastor Tyler Strickler and Pastor Mark Ottaway officiating with interment following at 2:45 pm at Beechwood Cemetery, Forest. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to Empower Ministries (Ron Pierce) or Ethnos (New Tribes Missions). Funeral arrangements will be cared for by Gilpin Funeral Chapel, Forest.