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April 12, 2013

Alberta E. Davis

The Daily Star

---- —  Alberta E. Davis

BAINBRIDGE — Alberta “Bert” E. Davis, 79, of Bainbridge, passed away peacefully Wednesday afternoon, April 10, 2013, at Chenango Memorial Hospital with her loving family at her side.

She was born on March 31, 1934, in Sanford, Fla., the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth (Carpenter) Brewer.

On June 6, 1953, Bert married Kenneth O. “K.O.” Davis II in Sanford, Fla., and soon moved to Sidney, which they called home for over 45 years until K.O.’s passing on March 31, 1999.

While she had a career at the Bendix Corporation (now known as Amphenol) from 1969 until her retirement in 1995, Bert was also a proud mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and enjoyed life by spending time with her family.

She was a woman of strength to all that she met and was never afraid to speak her mind and stand up for what she believed in.

Bert was a devoted member of the United Methodist Church in Sidney.

She is survived by her four children, Debbie (Daniel) Lynch of Unadilla and Terry (Rick) Landers of Jacksonville, Fla., Kenneth O. Davis III of Bainbridge and Dennis (Jack Levine) Davis of  Oakland Park, Fla.; four grandchildren, Michael Lynch of Greene, Christopher Lynch of Jacksonville, Fla., Kristina Landers and Patrick Landers of Jacksonville, Fla.; her two beloved great-grandchildren, Matthew and Sean; sisters, Ruth Pettis and Virginia Pavese; and her cherished sister-in-law, Henrietta Booth; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband; Bert was also predeceased by her brother, Billie.

Friends may call at their convenience on Monday, April 15, 2013, at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney, NY 13838. The family will be in attendance for visitation from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at the United Methodist Church, 12 Liberty St., Sidney. Funeral services will begin at noon at church. Burial will follow in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Sidney.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Alberta’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society at, Chase Memorial Nursing Home, 1 Terrace Heights, New Berlin, NY 13411 or the Sidney United Methodist Church Food Bank, 12 Liberty St., Sidney, NY 13838.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family online at

Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.