Diana Davis 


Diana Pearce Davis, age 81, passed away on April 2, 2018 in Henderson, Nevada. Diana was born September 6, 1936 in Los Angeles, California to Rufus and Leah Stout Pearce. She was the second child born to Rufus and Leah and was raised in Coronado, California.  

 She met Reginald Ford Davis at a Cedar City ball park through her friend, Gerri Starley. They were married on June 21, 1955 in Las Vegas, Nevada in the Little Church Around the Corner. They were married for time and all eternity in the St George LDS Temple in June 2005. 

 Diana had many hobbies which included creating and decorating wedding cakes, oil painting, crocheting, quilting and reading. 

 Diana received many blessings through her service in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as a Temple Ordinance Worker with Reginald at the St George LDS Temple. 

 Diana dearly loved her family, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed playing board games, traveling, and visiting with her many friends. 

 Survivors include her loving husband, Reginald; her children, Jennifer (John) Purvis, Jeffrey (Marjorie) Davis, and Stacy (Mike) Bardin; sisters Marilyn Tanner, Kay Christian, Kerri (David) Webb; brothers Bruce (Carla) Pearce, Brent Pearce; 9 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Diana will be forever remembered by her numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and dear friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rufus and Leah Pearce. 


Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Cedar View Ward chapel (1925 West 320 South, Cedar City, UT 84720). There was a viewing at the Cedar View Ward chapel from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. prior to the services. Interment was in the Kanarraville Cemetery, under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary. Online condolences can be sent to www.sumortuary.com.  



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