SACRAMENTO -- Karen Tunget Davis, 57, of Sacramento, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, at her home in Sacramento. Karen Sue Tunget was born March 29, 1960, in Owensboro, Kentucky, to the late Edward Lee and Kathryn Graham Miller Tunget and was married to Jimmie Wayne Davis May 9, 1981. Karen earlier worked at the McLean County PVA Office for 24 years, was a member of Covenant Community Church in Madisonville and was an avid University of Kentucky fan. She was co-founder of the Benefit Fund of McLean County, was a member of the 1975-1976 McLean County High School girls basketball team, which was inducted into the inaugural class of the McLean County Athletic Hall of Fame this past September, and also coached many basketball and softball teams. In addition to her parents, Karen was preceded in death by her husband of 24 years, Jimmie Davis, who died Oct. 31, 2005.
Survivors include a daughter and her husband, Hannah and J.D. Goins of Sacramento; a grandson, Levi Goins; a brother and his wife, Gary and Mary Lisa Tunget of Owensboro; two sisters and their husbands, Janice and Roger Rice, of Benton, and Cheryl and Bob Purdy, of Owensboro; her stepmother, Edna Tunget of Owensboro; her mother-in-law, Vida Davis of Millport; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services were held at Muster Funeral Homes, Calhoun Chapel, with the Rev. Kevin Brantley officiating. Private burial will be at a later date in Owensboro Memorial Gardens.
The Karen Tunget Davis family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Benefit Fund of McLean County, C/O Tammy Conrad, 1894 Kentucky 2226, Island, Kentucky 42350. Memorial contribution envelopes are available at Musters in Calhoun. Share your memories and photos of Karen at musterfuneralhomes.com.