Lalah Janet Branch Davis, age 86 of Wilmington died on Saturday, December 12, 2020, at her home.
Janet was born in Wilmington on July 14, 1934, to LeRoy Branch and Beatrice Elizabeth Mintz Branch. She was the widow of Robert John Davis who died on September 16, 2017. They were married for 64 years. Preceded in death by brother Roy Branch, sisters Betty Warner Brown, Joyce Malpass.
Janet was a longtime member of Winter Park Baptist Church. She enjoyed traveling in the United States and around the world, with her husband while he was in the Air Force, making many friends along the way, and kept in touch with most of them. She loved antiques, Thomas Kincaid art, collecting furniture and clocks. She loved her family and had a welcoming home and heart.
To quote her, “I didn’t take crap from anyone, and loved to laugh, eat, travel, and gamble”….”SSSHH”.
She is survived by her children, Robert L. Davis and wife Linda, Brett Davis, and Shannon Davis and wife Janet, 6 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren; brother, Donald Branch, and wife Carol, and other extended family members including her nieces Annette Warner Rodenberg and Delores Livengood, whom she treated like her children: and her life long best friend, Doris Holland.
Funeral services will be 2 pm Thursday, December 17, 2020, at Winter Park Baptist Church led by Rev. Mark Teachey. Burial will be at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
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