Catherine 'Cat' Davis

Posted Online: Nov. 25, 2013, 9:06 pm
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Catherine "Cat" Davis, 62, of Davenport, died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at Rosewood Care Center, Moline.
Funeral services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. Visitation will be an hour before service time at the funeral home. Burial will be at Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island. Memorials may be made in care of the family.
Catherine was born in Tillar, Ark., on May 15, 1951, a daughter of Henry L. and Rosie Johnson Davis. Catherine held various jobs over the years and last worked for the ARC of the Quad Cities.
She enjoyed fishing and gardening.
Survivors include her sons, Craig (Ruthie) Davis, Davenport, and Michael Davis, Iowa; grandchildren, Craig Durand Davis, Michaela Davis, Marcus Davis, Shanika Davis, Devon Davis, Michael Davis Jr., Tawana Clay, Craig Davis, Steven Harris, Jalen America, Keiray Nathan, Ottessey Nathan, Shakeshia Gosha and Cashmere Bray; 11 great-grandchildren; mother, Rosie Davis, Rock Island; brother, Alonzo (Wanda) Davis, North Little Rock, Ark.; sisters, Debra (Eric) Davis and Barbara Davis, both of Rock Island; and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family.
Catherine was preceded in death by her father; and sister, Brenda Davis.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Rosewood Care Center, Moline, and Hospice Compassus for their compassionate care.
Online condolences may be left for the family at


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