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Jean Davis

On Thursday evening, Aug. 16, 2012, legendary Kentucky horsewoman, Jean McLean Davis passed away at her residence in Harrodsburg.  

Born May 2, 1929 in Portsmouth, Va., she was the daughter of development magnate, George Tutton McLean and Amelia Gatti McLean.

She is survived by her only child, her daughter, Jamie Davis Crabtree and her beloved grandchildren, Rebecca Jean Crabtree and Charles Tutton Crabtree, all of Prospect; cousins  Jean Rowley (the Rev. Charles) Ellestad of Frankfort; Karen Rowley West of Dublin, Ga; Audrey Bradford (William) Saupe of Williamsburg, Va and Helen Ruth Collins of Phoenix, Ariz., along with their sons, daughters and grandchildren.  

She is also survived by her dear friend and farm manager, Stanley (Linda) Riney of Harrodsburg; her dear friend and head of McLean Properties, H. Glenn  (Dolores) Gray of Virginia Beach, Va.

She is survived by a loyal list of employees that will forever be part of the Oak Hill Farm family, including: retired household manager and friend, Emma (George) Griffin and current household manager and loving caregiver, Carol Faye Thompson.  

Her Oak Hill Farm staff includes:  Jim Ellery, Robert Bean, Nate Bean, Paul Ellis, Cathy McCambridge Stumpf and all of her in-barn and outside employees.

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