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Lacita “Ci Ci” Davis

March 7, 2016

Life Sketch for Lacita “Ci Ci” Ann Davis


Lacita Ann Davis, 55, went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 7,  2016.


Lacita was born on February 5, 1961 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


She attended Newton Schools, participated in track and was the first black Usherette at Newton High School.  After high school she attended Cosmetologist School and became a hair stylist in New York and Chicago.  While in Chicago, she became ill and moved back to Newton for care and support. She was ill for an extended period of time prior to her passing.


She is survived by her parents: Lorton Hayes and Inez (Woody) Rowland.


Memorial services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 15th at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel in Newton. The family will greet friends before and after the service. There will not be an inurnment.


A memorial has been set up for American Cancer Society. 6700 Antioch Rd. #100, Overland Park, Kansas 66204. Petersenfamilyfuneralhome.com.


Lacita will be remembered for her zeal for life, strong spirit and love for family.

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34 thoughts on “Lacita “Ci Ci” Davis

  1. Time has lost a true Gem. We considered you an extended part of our Family. Your honesty, laughter and smile will be truly missed. Rest in peace my sister. May your family be comforted and may their sorrow soon be turned into joy knowing you are now with Our Risen Lord. Amen.
    Love Fifi & Tony Jasso & Family.

  2. A beautiful person, inside and out. Will miss her. Now she is with the angels. May she rest in peace.

  3. What a gal! We will miss her sweet, fiery spirit. She was a great example of pressing on through her difficulties–she never complained about her problems. “I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. Henceforth there is laid for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing. II Tim. 4: 7,8
    Inez, Our hearts break for you. You are in our hearts and prayers…..Love, Deidra and Haly

  4. Rest in peace old friend. Thank you for the smiles. You kept up a good fight but I know you are smilling down. Bless your family. Gone but never forgotten.

  5. I will always miss your smile and your jokes. You made me laugh all the time. You were a great person. I love you cc. Rest in peace. love always Cindy Davis

  6. You fought the good fight my friend. Now rest and enjoy the place your father has built for you. We take comfort in knowing we will see you again.

  7. I remember being young and she kept us busy. Doing all types of stuff. I knw I was a favorite of hers, I always had sm thing to say n she did to. Lock ins at the church we’re awesome, I will truly miss her. Her last convo, she told me I look like a Barbie doll, Lol just cute……love ya n family ur in my prayers.

  8. My dearest Lacita, I will miss you terribly. You befriended me when I thought I had no friends. With you there were no boundries, race was only something you ran in track. You were brutally honest bc honesty wasn’t a quality most people possessed. I am eternally grateful to have had your friendship, experienced your spirit and have known and will never know another individual as incredible as you

  9. Rest in Peace Cici. I’m glad to have had the pleasure of knowing such a great person. You will be missed dearly.

  10. oh CiCi, you will be missed! Your radiant spirit and bright smile have encourage me more than once of the years of knowing you. I will miss your wit and honesty. Inez, you are in our hearts and prayers. Wishing you God’s comfort! Love Cheryl and Rachel

  11. I am so sorry that CiCI has passed, but I am happy that she is with the Lord and no longer in pain. I am praying that you feel God’s loving arms around you all throughout this time of grieving. She will be missed. Deanna, Megan, and Myia.

  12. What a sweet person. You could brighten any day. You did fight the good fight, and kept faith in
    the promise. Your pain is over,
    you have earned your crown. I will
    miss you my friend. My heart breaks for you Inez. I love you,

  13. The world will not be the same without you Ci Ci. Your spunk and zestful personality will be missed. May your joyful spirit rest in the arms of Jesus.

  14. Inez, you raised a Beautiful soul. She was a joy to everyone that knew her. God Bless you and your Family at this most difficult time. May Lacita rest in Peace, in our Loving Father’s Arms. Sending hugs, and Prayers….on behalf, of Sam Arellano’s Family in Texas.

  15. CiCi, you will be missed greatly. We will miss your wonderful smile, your incredible personality and your loving heart. It won’t be the same at dialysis without you. Heaven has gained a treasure and this earth has lost one.

  16. LaCida you were a joy to be around you never really knew that anything was wrong she always was laughing or had a smile on her face when asked how are you doing you always said I AM ALL RIGHT CICI I still can’t believe you are gone you will always be in our hearts Inez you did raise a beautiful soul Inez and Louie I will keep you in our prayers R.I.P my dear friend LOVE YOU

  17. Inez I am sorry for your loss, I met Ci Ci once that I remember. I wish I could have gotten to know her better. She was an awesome Cosmetologist. You and your family are in my prayers.

  18. “Your Word has been my comfort and a refuge when I am weak, expressing feelings dear to me in words I cannot speak. Please build in me the faith and trust that Your Word does impart. And help me always know Your Love is greater than my heart.”
    Psalm 4:1

  19. Rest in love Lacita.

    Inez, May God’s love surround and comfort you today and always.

  20. Rest in love Lacita.

    Inez: May God’s love surround and comfort you today and always.

  21. Cici, may you rest in Peace. I will miss seeing your smiling face at all the auctions. You were truly a good hearted person. Inez, God Bless you and your family.

  22. My deepest condolences to the family. Rest in peace Lacita, you will be missed by many, but never forgotten.
    Inez, may the lords Grace bless you and comfort you during this time and always.

  23. To The Davis Family,
    I hope you have peace, comfort and strength to face the days ahead. And loving memories to carry you through this sad time.
    With Peace, Sadness & Kindness,

  24. Her laughter, her genuinely kind heart & supportive spirit will be missed. She was fiercely protective of her family & loved without limits. Some of my most favorite memories of living in Newton, are memories of the times we spent together — she was one of a kind who will be missed greatly & loved always! Rest in Paradise my friend.

    Inez & Louie, asking God to comfort you & your entire family, & to cover you with His perfect peace.

  25. LaCita my dear friend I will miss you so much. Thank you for all your advice, crazy stories and most of all your friendship. Praying for your family as they deal with your loss. Rest in Peace.

  26. Though we hadn’t seen one another for years, your cheerful love and zeal for life, family, and friends has never been forgotten by me. That same bright-eyed smile is still in my remembrance. I miss you… Mr. Louie and Mrs. Inez, May God comfort and keep you both in Jesus’ name.

  27. We will miss you Lacita..a beautiful smile, a beautiful friend.Thank you for the time that we had

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