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Deborah Kay (Friday) Davis

March 10, 2021


Deborah Kay (Friday) Davis, 55, died March 10, 2021, in Ness City, Kansas.


She was born October 20, 1965, in Newton, Kansas, the daughter of William and Iris (Stine) Friday. Debbie attended Newton High School where she participated in band, graduating with the class of 1984. She later attended Newman University where she received her Bachelor’s degree in elementary education and was currently working on her Master’s degree in Special Education at WSU.

On November 24, 1990, Debbie married Robert Davis in Newton at Salem United Methodist Church. This past November the couple celebrated 30 years of marriage.


Debbie had an affinity for music and loved playing the flute and piccolo and enjoyed counted cross stitching, going to movies, playing cards and board games.


Debbie will be remembered for vibrant love of children and her deep enjoyment of watching KU basketball and football.


Debbie was a brave survivor of uterine cancer and contributed greatly to helping others by being one of the first to undergo experimental surgery using the robotic da Vinci method.


Deborah is survived by her loving husband, Robert Davis; step-mother, T.J. Friday; brothers, Mike (Michele) Friday and Ron (Tami) Friday; step-brother, Shawn Spellman; step-sister, Cindy (Larry) Branson; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Iris Friday.


Visitation will be Monday March 15 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Petersen Funeral Home and  Tuesday, March 16th from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Salem United Methodist Church, 115 Old Main in Newton, with the funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m.. Following services burial will take place at Restlawn Gardens.


Memorial contributions may be considered for Salem United Methodist Church in care of Petersen Funeral Home.



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  1. My deepest sympathy & sorrow for Robert, Mike, Ron & their families. I was friends with debbie since we were in 7th grade. We went to high-school together & were both in band. Debbie is a very special gal & I will look forward to our reunion in heaven. We have lost an angel here on earth. I’m so sorry (& sad).RIP Debbie♡ Love ~ jane (ferguson) sanders

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