Darla died unexpectedly at her home on Jan. 17. Born Sept. 20, 1940, in Mountainair, New Mexico, to Nellie Irene (Mayfield) and Thomas Steele. At ten her family moved to Winston. Darla married Frank Davis on March 2, 1959 and they moved to Oakland in 1961 to raise their children. After her husband died in 1993, she moved to Roseburg. Darla moved to McMinnville in 2006. Darla loved to travel, bowl, play bingo or pinochle with her friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, siblings, Jimmy, Yvonne, Janelle, grandsons, Thomas, Justin. Darla is survived by her children, Robert (Vonnie), Melonie (Richard) Wilson, Darrin, grandchildren, Jesse, Mandi, Crista, Kayly, Austin, 16 great-grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren. There will be a celebration of Darla's life this spring.