Karen Davis

Karen Creel Davis, 78, of Lake Charles, died Thursday, Apr. 18, 2019 in a local healthcare center.

She was a born, raised and lived most of her life in Lake Charles. She was a 1957 graduate of Marion High School. During her younger years, she followed her husbands’ military career. She retired with 33 years of service with the Calcasieu Parish School Board where she was a school bus driver. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and has been a member of Heritage Baptist for the past 48 years.

Survivors include one daughter, Becky Davis Latham and husband Jeff of Moss Bluff; one son, Jerry Wayne Davis and wife Sheila of Nederland, Texas; brother-in-law, Randall G. Davis of DeQuincy; and seven grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Milton Davis; one son, Robert Douglas Davis; parents, Guy and Mary Gill Creel; and one brother.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Apr. 20, in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Shane Kastler officiated. Interment followed in Creel Memorial Gardens in Bel.