Alta Mae Davies, 91 of Gladstone, Missouri, Passed away on the morning of February 2, 2020. Visitation will be from 1:30-2pm with Services at 2pm and her committal to follow on Saturday February 8th at Terrace Park Funeral Home.
Alta was born in Bedford Missouri in 1928. Her life would change at the age of 14 when her parents were killed in a car accident, she was raised by her oldest sister through High School. Alta graduated from Chillicothe High School in 1946, after that she attended and graduated from Chillicothe Business College. Shortly after College she moved with her husband to Kansas City in 1953, with two children. Once in Kansas City they expanded their family and had 3 more children to make a total of 5. After her divorce she raised these five children by waitressing in Gilbert Robinson Family Restaurants. Alta married Bill Davies in 1972 and took on the job of full-time homemaker. She and Bill enjoyed camping, boating, fishing, and world travel. They later began traveling with the WWII vets to many reunions. Family was very important to her, she traveled to see her granddaughters preform in dance recitals, grandsons play soccer and wrestle. She attended weddings, graduations, and parties. Alta was a regular at the Ford Retirement dinners as well as Bingo. She was an avid card player with the Chillicothe Girls and was the designated driver for her friends around town until only recently. She liked to keep in touch by phone and Facebook. Alta’s home was the hub of all family get togethers. She would make tacos, ham and beans, biscuits and gravy, homemade noodles and just about anyone’s favorite meal. She was in the mix of planning and executing any and all gatherings. Everyone always knew she was in charge.
Alta was preceded in death by her parents, two sons Brent Allen Peacher and David Lance Peacher. Her husband Bill Davies. Three sisters and two brothers. Alta is survived by her sons Steve (Diane) and Kevin (Maggie) and daughter Debby (Chuck). She was blessed with 18 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by all.
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