BOONVILLE — Barbara Viola (Arnold) Davis, 94, of Boonville, Ind., passed away Saturday, April 15, 2023, at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, Ind.

She was born March 7, 1929, in Coe, Ind., to the late William E. and Nora Mae (Bogue) Arnold.

Barbara had a great passion for travelling and had crossed from corner to corner of the North American continent. She was a member of Delta Theta Tau, First Baptist Church and Main Street General Baptist Church of Boonville.

Barbara enjoyed sewing, crocheting, cooking, gardening and she belonged to local homemaking and sewing clubs.

She is survived by her children, William J. Davis, Jonathan B. Davis, Jeffrey Davis (Pennie) and Barbara J. Hamman; her grandchildren, Jason Hamman (Lorraine), Justin Hamman, Robert Davis (Brianne) and Tyler Davis; four great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Betty Cochren; and several nieces and nephews.

Barbara is preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Davis; as well as her siblings, William C. Arnold, Robert Arnold (Lucille) and Kathryn Hoskins (Roy).

Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at Koehler Funeral Home in Boonville, Ind., as well as Friday from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 21, at the funeral home and will be officiated by Rev. Kyle Yeager with burial to follow at Maple Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made towards ALS research or any charity of your choice in Barbara’s honor.

Koehler Funeral Home is entrusted with care.

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