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Bobbie Davis


April 28, 2021

Oct. 25, 1935 - March 19, 2021

Bobbie Lee Davis, 85, of Sweet Home died March 19, 2021.

She was born Oct. 25, 1935 in San Diego, Calif. to Gwendolyn (Fowlkes) and Samuel J. Rice Jr.

She lived in Medford while growing up and attended high school there. She lived in Bakersfield, Calif., where she raised a family, before moving to Oregon where she, her mother and sister bought The Mountain House in Cascadia.

Mrs. Davis volunteered with the Oregon Jamboree in the 1990s. She ran the ticket sales office before moving into crowd management.

Her family was her biggest joy. She loved family gatherings and made sure no one was left hungry. She loved to give gifts. Christmas was her favorite holiday to celebrate. She was always up for a game of marbles as well.

Bobbie is survived by her husband, Daryl Davis of Sweet Home; sons Alain Espourteille of New York, and Jesse Garcia of Oregon; daughters Debbie Barker of Oregon, Peggy Davis of Hawaii, and Lisa Larson of Oregon; sister Carolyn Kostman of Montana; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughter Sheri in 1960.

Celebration of life will be from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at Star Attractions in Sweet Home. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.


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