Daugherty, Reginald L. 10 Nov 1902 - 26 Mar 1966 CCR 31 Mar 1966 p1
[Note: Son of Thomas Jefferson & Arminta Emily (Sink) Daugherty]
The March traffic fatality toll of the Ozarks rose to 20 Saturday with the death of Reginald Daugherty, 65, Nixa. Daugherty died at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in St. John’s Hospital of injuries suffered at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in a car-truck crash at the junction of Mo 14 and U.S. 65 near Ozark. Trooper Vern Reynolds reported Daugherty drove his car through a stop light and struck the side of a truck driven by Mark Evan Savage, 37 of Route 5, Harrison, Ark. Savage’s son, Roger Evan Savage, 15, was treated at Osteopathic Hospital for laceration of the chin and back of the head. A resident of Nixa most of his life, Daugherty was a member of the First Christian Church there. Survivors are four sisters,. Mrs. Marie Smith and Mrs. Mamie Gilbert, both of Nixa, Mrs. Victoria Gillespie, Fairfield, Calif. and Mrs. Inez Wallace, Springfield. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Monday in the Harris Chapel at Nixa with the Rev. Joseph Fahl officiating. Burial was in Payne Cemetery.
Daugherty, Sebern Walker 20 Feb 1877 - 20 Oct 1959 CCR 22 Oct 1959 p8
[Note: Son of Matthew Jefferson “Jeff” & Elvira (Felton) Daugherty; married 6 Sep 1896 CCM Lutisha Whitehead 3 Aug 1878 - Nov 1963; married 2 Jul 1910 CCM Zetta F. Adams 1890 - 1980]
Funeral services for Sebern W. Daugherty, 82 of Ozark, who died Tuesday morning at the home of a granddaughter, Mrs. Bobbie Patterson, 2607 North Delaware, Springfield were held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Chaffin Chapel at Ozark, with Rev. Floyd Hanks officiating. Burial was in Hopedale Cemetery under direction of Chaffin. Mr. Daugherty was a lifelong resident of Christian County. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Zetta Daugherty; three sons, Ellis Daugherty of Nevada, Silas Daugherty of California and Bill Daugherty of St. Charles, Mo; three daughters, Mrs. Juanita Lackey of Springfield, Mrs. Ada Frazier of Ozark and Mrs. Zelma Stone of Kansas City; two brothers, William Daugherty of Ontario, Calif, and Charles Daugherty of Rogersville, a sister, Mrs. Ida Whitehead of Walnut Grove, 17 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Daugherty, Thomas J. 1869 - 16 Jun 1947 CCR 19 Jun 1947 p4
[Note: Son of Henry & ? ( ) Daugherty; married Manerva Pyate 15 Jul 1862 - 10 Mar 1922]
Thomas Daugherty, 78, a lifelong resident of Christian county, died Monday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Alfred Carroll, Nixa, Route One. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Carroll and Mrs. Pearl Leger. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, in the Maples Funeral Chapel at Nixa, conducted by Rev. Reg M. Mapes of Ozark, with burial in the Payne cemetery.
Daugherty, Thomas Jefferson 30 Apr 1872 - 14 Dec 1942 CCR 17 Dec 1942 p1
[Note: Son of Matthew Jefferson “Jeff” & Elvira (Felton) Daugherty; married 25 ?? 1894 Arminta E. Sink 6 Apr 1871 - 16 Jan 1940; married either Nora Mae according to mortuary or Mona according to obit; unable to verify which is correct]
Funeral services for Thomas Jeff Daugherty, 70, who died Monday, Dec. 14, at his home in Springfield, were held Wednesday in Nixa Christian church conducted by Rev. Tom Montgomery, with burial in the Payne cemetery under the direction of the Chaffin Funeral Home of Ozark. Mr. Daugherty was a long time resident of Nixa, moving to Nixa several years ago. He had been ill for some time. Survivors include his wife, Mona, one son, Reginald of Bermuda, four daughters, Mrs. Marie Smith and Mrs. Mamie Gilbert of Nixa, and Mrs. Victoria Croslin and Mrs. Inez Wallace of Springfield; four brothers, Clarence and Will of California, and Charles and Sebe of Christian county; one sister Mrs. Ida Whitehead of Walnut Grove.
Daugherty, Versa A. (Gooch) Nov 1887 - 24 Jan 1969 CCR 30 Jan 1969 p8
[Note: Daughter of Nelson E. & Julia A. Gooch; married 8 Mar 1908 Newton Charles Daugherty 26 Feb 1886 - 27 Feb 1964]
Mrs. Versa A. Daugherty, 81, Route 2, Rogersville, died at 12:50 a.m. Friday in her home after a lingering illness. A lifelong resident of Greene and Christian Counties, she was a member of Center Point Church of Christ near Rogersville. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Alma Collins, Rogersville, and Mrs. Nola Owens, Springfield; a brother, Ray Gooch, Springfield; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Harris Chapel in Ozark, with Bruce Veteto
officiating. Burial was in Hopedale Cemetery north of Ozark.
Daugherty, Viva M. (Wilson) 10 Jan 1906 - 11 Dec 1988
[Note: Daughter of John W. & Clara Bell (Harding) Wilson; married 12 Sep 1933 Joseph L. Daugherty 23 Mar 1899 - 3 Jul 1983]
Graveside funeral services for Viva M. Daugherty, 82, Hurley will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, south of Clever. Burial will follow under the direction of Meadors of Clever. Mrs. Daugherty died Sunday morning in Lester E. Cox Medical Center. She was a lifelong resident of the Hurley area. She is survived by two sons, Bobby of Galena and Haldean of Republic; two daughters, Wanda Gable of Hurley and Margie Kompst of Lebanon; one sister, Pearl Shreve of Clear Lake, California; 10 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
(Contributed by Hazel Messenger)
Daugherty, Ward Erring 2 Sep 1904 - 27 Dec 1934 CCR 3 Jan 1935 p4
[Note: Son of Sebern Walker & Lutisha (Whitehead) Daugherty; truck driver, single; died of pneumonia]
Ward Erring Daugherty was born Sept. 2,1903, near Mentor and departed this life at his father’s home near Sparta on Dec. 28, 1934, aged 31 years, 3 months and 26 days. He was reared from infancy by his grandfather and grandmother Daugherty until death took them away, the remainder of his life being spent with his father and stepmother, Mr. and Mrs. S.W. Daugherty. He is also survived by three brothers, Silas, Ellis and Billy, all of Sparta, four sisters, Mrs. Clyde Frazier of Nixa, Mrs. Bob Stone, Mrs. Glen Hesterlee and Juanita Daugherty, all of Sparta; also by a dear pal and friend, Harvey Haden, and his own mother, Mrs. Lou Tisha Ball and two half brothers, Eugene and Etsyl Ball of Nixa, and a host of other relatives and friends. He was loved by all and will be sadly missed. Funeral services were held on Dec. 29 at 2 o’clock in the Hopedale church with Rev. Ross C. Carter officiating. Burial was made in the Hopedale cemetery under the direction of the Sparta Undertaking Company, Rathbun & Chaffin.
Daughtrey, Charles H. 20 Feb 1992 - 25 Oct 1996 CCH-N 30 Oct 1996
[Note: Son of Marvin & Mae 9 0 Daughtrey; married 4 Apr 1942 Bertha Thompson]
Charles H. Daughtrey, 74, Nixa, fell asleep into the arms of Jesus at 10:55 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 1996, in Cox Medical Center South. He was born Feb. 20, 1992, in Sabina, Ohio, to Marvin and Mae Daughtrey. He was united in marriage to Bertha Thompson, April 4, 1942. They met while Charles was serving in the U.S. Marine Corps at Camp Lejeune, N.C. He served his country during World War II as a Platoon Sergeant. He was a Rifle Marksman and Pistol Sharpshooter. He served in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and the Asiatic-Pacific area, where he was injured by an enemy attack at Guadalcanal. He received an honorable discharge and good conduct medal along with the Purple Heart Medal in 1945. He retired from Dayco Corporation in 1988 where he worked in Research and Development. He began his career in Dayton, Ohio, and was transferred in 1959 when Dayco opened their Springfield factory. Charles was saved and baptized at Highlandville Baptist Church where he served as a Sunday School teacher. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Nixa, at the time of his death. Charles was a patient and kind husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed the outdoors and woodworking. After his retirement from Dayco, he enjoyed a parttime job at Silver Dollar City until his health no longer permitted him to work. He fought a long and hard battle with Parkinson's disease, but he has finally won the victory. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Bertha; two sons and a daughter, Michael Daughtrey and his wife, Sheree, Memphis, Tenn., and Mark Daughtrey and his fiancee, Sue, and Tanna Bolin and her husband, Eugene, all of Nixa; his 95-year-old mother, Mae; a brother, Paul Daughtrey; three sisters, Betty Bone and Vera Jones, all of Jamestown, Ohio, and Sara Noes, Sabina, Ohio; five grandchildren, Chuck and his wife, Evie, Oklahoma City, Okla., Beki and Justin Bolin, both of, Nixa, and Jenna and Seth Daughtrey, both of Republic; a great-grandson, Michael, Oklahoma City, Okla.; and numerous nieces, nephews, and neighbors in the Nixa community. He was preceded in death by his father, Marvin, and a sister, Virginia. The family wishes to express their appreciation to the nursing staff at Cox Medical Center South for their care and attention during these last several months: They would also like to thank Drs. Wong, Quinn, and Otto, neurologists, and Dr. Donna Roberts. No formal visitation is planned, however, friends are welcome to drop by the home in Nixa, or call at any time. At the request of Mr. Daughtrey, the body will be cremated under direction of Ayre-Goodwin-Lee, a Heritage Funeral Home at Rivermonte. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 1996, in the Rivermonte Chapel with the Rev. Hosea Bilyeu Jr. officiating. Graveside military rites will follow at Rivermonte Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Parkinson's Foundation, the Ozark's Parkinson Support Group, or the Disabled American Veterans, Springfield, Mo.
Daughtery, Estia (Cannon) 1930 - 19 May 2000 CCH-N 7 Jun 2000
[Note: Daughter of Elza H. “Bud” & Mary Etta “Mae” (Butler) Cannon; married Bill Daughtery]
Estia Daughtery died May 19, 2000 in Sun City, California. Funeral services were May 24. Survivors are her husband Bill; and son Rick of Sun City; daughters, Nancy, Sun City, Peggy, Gilroy, California, Sondra Randolf and Gwen Shockley of Menifee Valley, California; sisters, Eva Shipman, Ozark, and Louise ter Horst Nampa, Idaho; brothers, James Cannon, Nampa, Idaho, Joe Cannon, Watsonville, California, Al Cannon, Sparks, Nevada, Richard Cannon, Mundelein, Ill. Preceding her in death were her parents, one sister, one brother, four nephews, and one niece.
Daum, Bertha P. (Gold) 7 Nov 1898 - 24 Mar 1977 OH 31 Mar 1977 p4
[Note: Daughter of George Washington & Permelia (Mitchell) Gold; married 24 Sep 1919 Herbert W. Daum 15 Jan 1898 - 11 Dec 1977]
CLEVER - Services for Mrs. Bertha Gold Daum, 78, of Route 1, Clever, were at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Nixa Assembly of God with the Rev. Wilbur Blansit officiating. Burial was in Wise Hill Cemetery north of Clever. Mrs. Daum died early Thursday in the state hospital, Nevada. She was a lifelong resident of the Union City community south of Clever and a member of Nixa Assembly of God. Survivors include her husband, Herbert W.; a son, Gerald, Route 1, Nixa; a daughter, Mrs. Beverly A. Jenkins, Aurora’ two brothers, Howard Gold, Aurora and Floyd Gold, Waterford, Calif.; four sisters, Mrs. Sarah Cooper, Waterford, Calif., Mrs. Ruth Markewitz, El Cajon, Calif, Mrs. Madie Merritt, Route 2, Crane and Mrs. Laura Benson, Mt. Vernon, six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Daum, Dorinda Ann 17 Aug 1956 - 31 Dec 1991 NN-E 9 Jan 1992
[Note: Daughter of Gerald & Marilou (Newman) Daum; foundation Dorinda‘s Dream to grant wishes to handicapped adults formed in her name]
Dorinda Ann Daum, 35, Nixa, died at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 31 1991 in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, after a long illness. She was born Aug. 17, 1956 in Springfield, the daughter of Gerald and Marilou Newman Daum. She had been an assembly worker at Christian County Enterprises Workshop and attended the Assembly of God Church. She is survived by her parents, Garald and Marilou Daum, Nixa; her twin sister and brother-in-law, Melinda and Dave Leigh, Nixa; two sisters, Martha Heid, Bismarck, N.D., and Norma Jean Bellman, Republic; a brother, David Bellman, Nixa; two nieces and two nephews; an aunt, Annabell Newman, of the home; and a host of friends. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. in Greenlawn Funeral Home South, Springfield, with the Rev. Randall Daum officiating. Interment was in Payne Cemetery, Nixa. Memorial contributions may be made to the Christian County Enterprises Workshop Center, Nixa.
Daum, Elizabeth 1845 - 2 Feb 1941 CCR 6 Feb 1941 p1
Short funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Daum, 95, who died at the home of her son, W.A. Daum near Hurley, early Sunday morning were held at 9 o’clock at the residence Tuesday followed by a second service at 2 pm in the Baptist church at Labette, Kansas with burial in the cemetery there under direction of the Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever. She is survived by two sons and one daughter, W.A. Daum of Hurley, E.E. Daum of Labette, Kansas and Mrs. Stella Wise of Washington.
Daum, Gilbert Hershel 3 Jun 1914 - 28 Oct 1937 CCR 4 Nov 1937 p2
[Note: Son of Alex & Lydia (Kelley) Daum]
Gilbert Hershel Daum was born in Labette, Kansas on June 3, 1914 and departed this life, October 28, 1937, aged 23 years, 4 months and 25 days. He is survived by his father, Elic Daum of Baxter Springs, Kansas and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Daum, with whom he lived and by his great-grandmother of the home, together with other relatives and a host of friends. Gilbert graduated from Hurley high school in 1935. Funeral services were held Friday, October 29, at 2 o’clock pm at the home, conducted by Rev. P.M. Riddle of Purdy, with burial in the Masonic cemetery at Crane, under the direction of the Wilburn Maples Funeral Home of Clever. Gilbert was burned to death in an automobile wreck on Thursday night, October 28 between Hurley and Crane.
Daum, Herbert W. 15 Jan 1898 - 11 Dec 1977 1OH 5 Dec 1977 p10
[Note: Son of Bill & Ladora (Hanafin) Daum; married Bertha P. Gold 7 Nov 1898 - 24 Mar 1977]
CLEVER - Services were Tuesday for Herbert W. Daum, 79, Route 1, Clever, who died at 10:30 a.m. Sunday in Aurora Community Hospital after an illness of several months., He was a retired farmer who had lived in Stone County since 1916, moving from Labette, Kan. Mr. Daum was a member of Nixa Assembly of God. Survivors include a son, Gerald, Route 1, Nixa; a daughter, Mrs. Beverly Jenkins, Aurora; a brother, Alex, Columbus, Kan.; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Harris Chapel,. Nixa, with the Rev. Wilbur Blansit officiating Burial was in Wise Hill Cemetery at Clever.
Daum, William Amos 1867 - 27 Jun 1957 CCR 27 Jun 1957 p2
[Note: married Bertha Jane]
Funeral services for William Amos Daum, 89, who died Monday, June 24 at his home on route one, Billings, were held Thursday, June 27, at 2:00 p. m. in the Hurley High School auditorium with Rev. Hurel Merritt officiating. Burial was in the Masonic Cemetery at Crane under direction of Harris Funeral Home of Clever. He served as Sunday school superintendent at the Wright Chapel church and in later years attended church at Union City. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bertha Jane Daum; two sons, Alex W. Daum of Columbus, Kan; and Herbert W. Daum of Clever; four grandchildren, six great grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Gertrude Wise of Yakima, Wash.
Davenport, Ada (Gahagan) Dunchee 18 Nov 1882 - 16 Sep 1963 CCR 19 Sep 1963
[Note: married ? Dunchee; married Ralph Foster Davenport 4 Oct 1886 - 15 May 1960]
Mrs. Ada Davenport, 80, a resident of Sparta since 1952, died 5:30 p.m.. Monday in Des Moines, Iowa, after suffering a stroke at the home of her brother Saturday night. Mrs. Davenport went to Des Moines Sept. 11 to visit the brother, Charles Gahagan.[Note: Charles McGahan 14 Oct 1887 - Aug 1982] She formerly resided in Des Moines. Survivors in addition to her brother are a son, Bill Davenport, Sparta, prosecuting attorney of Christian County; a daughter, Mrs. Flo Lowry, Dallas, Tex., and 9 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Arrangements are under direction of Harris of Ozark.
Davenport, Beulah H. (Hurst) 10 Feb 1880 - 15 Aug 1970 CCR 27 Aug 1970 p8
[Note: Daughter of George C. & Flora Hatchett (Vaughan) Hurst; married William H. Davenport]
Graveside services for Mrs. Beulah H. Davenport, 90, Peoria, Ill., were at 2 p.m. Monday in the Vaughan Cemetery, Ozark, Burial was under the direction of Herman Lohmeyer. Mrs. Davenport died Friday in the Fireside Nursing Home, Peoria. She was a former resident of Independence and a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church there. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Beulah Sterrett and Miss Mary Jane Davenport, both of Peoria and Mrs. Margaret Bowles, Independence; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Mrs. Davenport was the former Beulah Hurst of Ozark and a cousin of Hiram L. Givan.
Davenport, Bill E. 11 Oct 1917 - 23 Aug 1998 CCH-N 9 Sep 1998
[Note: Son of Ralph Foster & Ada (McGahan) Davenport; married 1933 Romalda I. Abbott 25 Jan 1917 - 13 Jun 1974]
Bill E. Davenport, age 80, of Sparta, died Sunday, August 23 in the home of his daughter. He was born October 11, 1917 in Des Moines, Iowa and was the son of Ralph and Ada (McGahan) Davenport. In 1933 he married Romalda Abbott. She preceded him in death in 1974. He was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Frankie Sue Davenport. In early years Mr. Davenport was a farmer, school teacher and basketball coach in Chadwick and Sparta. From 1950 until 1965 he practiced law locally, and served Christian County as Prosecuting Attorney for several terms. From 1965 until retirement in 1990 he was an Acquisition Attorney for the Corps of Engineers. Survivors include: five daughter and their families, Donna and Carol Todd, Sparta, Bonita and Ward Patterson, Springfield, Mickey and Jerry Gideon, Sparta, Marquita Davenport, Willard, and Shawn Davenport, Albuquerque, New Mexico; nine grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren. Funeral services were Wednesday, August 26, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Rev. Ray Cartwright officiating. Burial was in Sparta Cemetery.
Davenport, Fred Page 22 Jun 1889 - May 1975 OH 29 May 1975 p9
NIXA - A former restaurant owner here, Fred Page Davenport, 82, died at Fremont Manor, Springfield, at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday following a long illness. Before moving to Nixa, Mr. Davenport had owned and operated the Springfield Pie Company. He had been retired for six years. Surviving is a sister, Mrs. John W. Soper, 1536 East Walnut Lawn, Springfield. Funeral arrangements were under direction of Jewell E. Windle, Springfield.
Davenport, Lawrence Conrad 9 Jul 1919 - 22 Feb 1992 NN-E 27 Feb 1992
[Note: Son of Jesse Mitchell & Helen French (Vail) Davenport; married ? ?; married 1954 Helen Carpenter]
Lawrence Conrad Davenport, 72, Sparta, died at 6:50 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 1992 in Springfield Community Hospital. He was born July 9, 1919 in Monark, Mo., the son of Jesse Mitchell and Helen French Vail Davenport. He had served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Helen Carpenter Davenport, of the home; a son, Larry Davenport, state of California; a brother, Dr. Randy Davenport, Campbellsville, Ky.; two sisters, Jessie Atkinson, Salsburg, and Louise Dill, Riverside, Calif.; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends. Funeral services were Monday in Greenlawn Funeral Home South with Dr. Randy Davenport officiating. The body was cremated following services. Interment will be at a later date in Cave City Cemetery, Cave City, Ark. Memorial contributions may be made to Springfield Community Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Fund.
Davenport, Ralph Foster 4 Oct 1886 - 15 May 1960 CCR 19 May 1960 p4
[Note: married Ada McGahan]
Ralph F. Davenport, 73, father of Prosecutor Bill Davenport of Christian County, died at 7 a.m. Sunday at his home in Sparta. Mr. Davenport had been a resident for eight years, coming from Des Moines, Iowa. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ada Davenport; a daughter, Mrs. Flo Lowry of Dallas, Texas; a brother, Claude of Des Moines, Iowa; nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Eugene Roberts at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Sparta Baptist Church. Burial was in Sparta Cemetery under direction of Harris of Nixa.
Davenport, Robert Lee 27 Nov 1943 - 19 Jun 2005 SN-L 26 Jun 2005
[Note: Son of Robert Monroe & Nina (Johnson) Davenport; married 23 Dec 1994 Joan]
Robert Lee Davenport, age 61, of Highlandville, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2005. He was born November 27, 1943, the son of Robert Monroe and Nina (Johnson) Davenport. He served his country in the U.S. Army, serving two tours of duty in Vietnam. Following retirement from the Army in 1982, he lived in Denver, Colo., where he did auto body repairs. He moved to Springfield in 1990, and on December 23, 1994, he and his wife, Joan, were married. He was a member of V.F.W. Post 3404 in Springfield. Robert liked being with friends and always enjoyed a good laugh. Survivors include his wife, Joan; a son, Ed Davenport, Neb.; two step-sons, Neil Green, Highlandville, and David McIntosh and wife, Jackie, Florida; two aunts, Betti Lott, Springfield, and Alma Wilson, Billings; and an uncle, David Davenport, Springfield. His parents and a brother, Jerry Lee Davenport, preceded him in death. A graveside memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, June 27, in Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield. Full Military Honors will be provided by Fort Leonard Wood Memorial Team. Arrangements are under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Nixa.
Davenport, Romalda I. (Abbott) 25 Jan 1917 - 13 Jun 1974 OH 20 Jun 1974 p7
[Note: Daughter of Romaldo D. “Mal" & Francis L. "Fannie" (Eichelberger) Abbott; married Bill E. Davenport 11 Oct 1917 - 23 Aug 1998]
SPARTA - A former long-time Sparta resident, Mrs. Romalda I. Davenport, 57, died Friday morning at Anna Kaseman Hospital, Albuquerque, N. M. after a short illness. Mrs. Davenport moved from Sparta to Seymour, Iowa in 1965 and then to Albuquerque in 1968. She was a member of the Christian Church there. Survivors include her husband, Bill E., a former Christian County prosecuting attorney; five daughters, Mrs. Donna Todd and Mrs. Mickey Gideon, both of Sparta, Mrs. Bonita Patterson of Springfield, Mrs. Marquita Boyce of Garden Grove, Iowa, and Miss Shaun Davenport of the home; one brother, Max Abbott of Springfield; one sister, Mrs. Edith Brammier of Hollister and eight grandchildren. Funeral arrangements were under direction of Harris of Ozark.
Davenport, Rosco W. 26 Nov 1899 - 17 Nov 1977 OH 24 Nov 1977 p8
Services for Rosco W. Davenport, 77. of 2227 N. Farmer were at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Ayre-Goodwin Chapel with the Rev. Kim Lupton officiating. Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery. Mr. Davenport was dead on arrival at 4 p.m. Thursday at St. John’s Hospital after a brief illness.
Daves, Ercie Lodene (Johnson) 1923 - 28 Feb 1986 OH 6 Mar 1986 p5
[Note: Daughter of John & Myrtle (Moore) Johnson; married T. L. Daves; no SSDI record found]
Services for Ercie Lodene Daves, 62, Springfield, were held March 3 in Ayre-Goodwin Chapel with the Rev. Carl Thompson officiating. Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery. Mrs. Daves died Feb. 28 in Cox Medical Center North following a long illness, She lived in the Springfield community most of her life and was a member of Home-Lonesome Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, T. L.; three daughters, Jane Baumgartner, Anaheim, Calif. and Betty Baum and Lois Sharp, both of Springfield; three sons, Robert, Lee and Richard, all of Springfield; two sisters, Minta Coffer, Chadwick, and Bertie Short, Springfield; three brothers, Jim Johnson, Sparta, Tom Johnson, Springfield, and Dearl Johnson, Fairfax; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Daves, Stanley O'Neal “Neal” 14 Feb 1926 - 9 Mar 2006 SN-L 11 Mar 2006
[Note; Son of Sanford & Mary Effie (Mainus) Daves; married 15 Jan 1993 Ruth Stoddard]
Stanley O'Neal "Neal" Daves, 80, Clever passed away early Thursday, March 9, 2006, in St. John's Hospital, from complications following heart surgery. He was born February 14, 1926, in Ava, Missouri, to Sanford and Mary Effie (Mainus) Daves. Neal was a dedicated employee of Kraft Foods for 33 years where he drove a milk tanker truck for 28 years and was security guard the last five years, before retiring in 1987. Some of his favorite pastimes were cutting his grass and woodworking. Neal was united in marriage to Ruth (Stoddard) January 15, 1993, in Laredo, Texas. They enjoyed traveling and attending the Senior dances. He was a member of the Solomon Lodge #271 in Springfield, Mo. His parents preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife, Ruth, of the home; a son and wife, Don and Kathy Daves, Springfield; a daughter and husband, Tammy and Chris Cook, St. Louis; four grandchildren, Ben Daves and wife, Jennifer, St. Louis, Julie Cavin and husband, Scott, Harrison, Ark., and Lori and Matt Cook, St. Louis, Mo.; greatgrandchildren, Richard Cavin, Nathan Cavin, and Tyler Cavin; a brother, Carl Daves, and wife, Edie, Oklahoma City, Okla.; five step children, Lawrence Straub and wife, Carol, Howell, Michigan, John Straub, Fort Edwards, N.Y., William Straub, Springfield, Mo., Kathy Smith and husband, Walter, Highlandville, Mo., and Michael Straub, Florida; step grandchildren, Lindsay Johnson, Jakob Smith, Amber Smith, John, Jennifer, and Kristen Lake, and Jeremy, Benjamin, and Rachel Straub; special friends who visited him in the hospital every day, Max and Mary Lou Kilburn, and Jenna Boydston; a special neighbor, John Jenkins, who was always there for us when we needed him; all our other neighbors; other relatives and many friends. His cat, "Snoopy", also survives him. A Masonic memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 13, 2006, in Meadors Funeral Home, Republic. Visitation will be 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Because of Neal's love for animals, the family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Southwest Missouri Humane Society, Inc., 3161 W. Norton Road, Springfield, MO, 65803. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Paul Ruff, Dr. Jennifer Zhai, and the St. John's hospital staff on 3-E, ICU for their gentle compassion and consideration shown to Neal and his family during their stay in the hospital.
David, Charles Robert 21 Jul 1912 – 28 Sep 1997 CCH-N 4 Oct 1997
[Note: Son of Louis & Flora (Wagner) David; married Mabel B. Lafferty 14 Mar 1911 - 16 Apr 1983 m/1 Pearce; married 4 Jul 1987 Arlene m/1 Hargis]
Charles Robert David, 85, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 1997 in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. Charles was born July 21, 1912, in Garden City, Mo., the son of Louis David and Flora Wagner. Charles, a retired custodian, was married to Arlene Hargis, July 4, 1987 in Reno, Nev. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his wife, Arlene David, Sparta; a son, Don Sutton; a daughter, Alice David; 18 step-children; 65 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, in Harris, a Heritage Funeral Home, Ozark, with the Rev. Hobo Applegate officiating. Internment will follow in the Linden Cemetery.
David, Mabel B. (Lafferty ) Pearce 14 Mar 1911 - 16 Apr 1983 OH 21 Apr 1983 p5
[Note: married 17 Aug 1927 Paul Herschel Pearce 1903 - ?; married Charles Robert David 21 Jul 1912 - 28 Sep 1997]
Services for Mabel B. David, 72, Sparta, were held April 18 in Harris Chapel in Ozark with the Rev. Gerald Sims officiating. Burial was in Linden Cemetery. Mrs. David died April 16 in St. John’s Regional Health Center after a long illness. Survivors include her husband, Charles R; two son, James F. Pearce, Raymore and Joe Pearce, LaRussel;; three daughters, Mrs. Margie Yoachum, Omaha, Neb., Mrs. Wanda Workman, Sparta, and Mrs. Shirley Nelson, Emerson, Iowa; a stepdaughter; 20 grandchildren; and four step grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren and five step great-grandchildren.
David, Mary J. (Brown) 18 Feb 1868 - 15 Jan 1933 CCR 19 Jan 1933 p1
[Note: no MO DC found]
Mary J. David died at the home of her son, John David at Pine Ridge Jan. 15 at the age of 64. Funeral services were conducted Jan. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Church of God in Crane with burial in the Crane Cemetery under the direction of T.B. Chaffin of Ozark. He is survived by 3 sons and one daughter.
Davidson, Allen Alvoree Jan 1883 - 14 Mar 1963 CCR 21 Mar 1963
[Note: Son of Marshall Blair & Stacy Catherine (Stone) Davidson; Tombstone gives 1881 birthdate, but censuses agree on 1883]
Allen Alvoree Davidson, 80, died at Christian Rest Home at 11:05 a.m. Thursday. Survivors are two sisters, Mrs. May Holt, Gilliam, Mo., and Mrs: George Wiggins, Route 1, Sparta; and a brother, Earl; of Modesto, Calif. Funeral services were at 2 p.m: Sunday at Adams-Monger Chapel with the Rev. Vernon Armitage officiating. Burial was in Linden Cemetery.
Davis, Alpha Mary (Roberts) 1 Nov 1890 - 11 Jul 1983 OH 14 Jul 1983 p8
[Note: Daughter of George Washington & Elizabeth Catherine (Martin) Roberts; married 10 Feb 1908 CCM Albert L. Davis 19 Mar 1884 - 3 Aug 1975]
Services for Alpha M. Davis, 93, Sparta, were to be held July 14 at Harris Chapel in Ozark with the Rev. Howard Swearengin officiating. Burial was in Sparta Cemetery. Mrs. Davis died July 11 at St. John’s Regional Health Center in Springfield after a short illness. A native of Bradleyville, Mrs. Davis was a longtime resident of the Elkhead community. She was a member of Church of God Holiness. Survivors include one son, Alvin,. Springfield; one daughter, Mrs. Velma Inman, Nixa; one sister, Mrs. Sylvia Chaney, Shenandoah, Iowa; eight grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
Davis, Alpha Mary (Roberts) 1 Nov 1890 - 11 Jul 1983 OH 21 Jul 1983 pB8
Card of Thanks
No words can express our deep feelings of appreciation to our friends and relatives doe the prayers, flowers, cards, calls and food. All other acts of kindness expressed to us during the illness and death of our mother. The love and understanding shown us will never be forgotten. The family of Alpha M. Davis 27-1tc
Davidson, Alvoree G. “Al” 16 Nov 1915 - 23 Dec 2010 SN-L 27 Dec 2010
[Note; married Ruth 17 Apr 1919 - 15 May 2009]
Alvoree G. Davidson (Al) was born in Ozark, Missouri on November 16, 1915, and went to his heavenly reward on December 23, 2010. Alvoree's wife, Ruth, preceded him in death after 72 years of marriage. He is survived by their three children, Allen, Alicia, John and their spouses; nine grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; two brothers; and two sisters. Visitation will be Tuesday, December 28th, at 9:30 a.m., with service following at 10:30 a.m., in Greenlawn East Funeral Home, 3540 E. Seminole, Springfield, Missouri, 65809. Memorials may be made to his church, Second Baptist of Springfield.
Davidson, Amanda M. (Walker) 11 Jul 1868 - 12 Feb 1959 CCR 19 Feb 1959 p8
[Note: Daughter of Leonard & ? ( ) Walker; married Quincy Monroe Davidson 3 Aug 1856 - 19 Aug 1919]
Funeral services for Mrs. Amanda M. Davidson, 90, of Ozark, who died Thursday, Feb. 12 were held Sunday, Feb. 15 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chaffin Funeral Chapel At Ozark, with Rev. Floyd Hanks officiating. Burial was in Linden Cemetery under direction of Chaffin. A lifelong resident of Christian County, she had been a member of the Baptist Church since girlhood. She was preceded in death by her husband, Quincy M. Davidson and two children. Survivors include one son, Ward Davidson of Ozark and one brother, Alonzo Walker of Springfield.
Davidson, Annabelle (Braden) 5 Aug 1928 - 1 Dec 1998 CCH-N 9 Dec 1998
[Note: Daughter of Jesse B. Braden; granddaughter of William J. & Jane (Watts) Braden; married 31 Jan 1946 Audreal Davidson 31 Mar 1919 - 29 Apr 1994]
Annabelle Davidson, age 70, of Sparta, died Tuesday, December 1, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield. She was born August 5, 1928 in Bruner. On January 31, 1946 Audreal Davidson was married. They lived in Iowa for several years before returning to this area in 1982. Survivors include: Two sons, Rick Davidson, Sparta, and Bob Davidson, Oldfield; four grandchildren, Holly, Bobby Jr., Mickey, and Amber; one great-grandchild; and two sisters, Susie Hughes, Ozark, and Wanda Johnson, Osceola. She was preceded in death by her husband, Audreal, her mother, Jessie Braden Davidson, a brother, Arnold Braden, and two infant sisters. A graveside service was 1 p.m. Thursday, December 3, in Bruner Cemetery Bruner with Rev. Carl Thompson officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Ozark.
Davidson, Annie L. (Estes) 15 Jan 1895 - 13 Oct 1988 OH 20 Oct 1988
[Note: Daughter of Loyal E. & Laura (Weaver) Estes; married Ward W. Davidson 9 Mar 1895 - 4 Apr 1980]
Annie L. Davidson, 93, of Ozark, died at 1:15 p.m. Oct. 13 at Primrose Place, Springfield. Services for Mrs. Davidson were held Oct. 16 at the Harris Funeral Chapel, Ozark, with the Rev. Terry Kindrick officiating. Burial was in Weaver Cemetery, near Ozark, A lifelong resident of the Ozark community, Mrs. Davidson was born Jan. 15, 1895 . in the McCracken community to the marriage of Loyal E, and Laura Weaver Estes. She was a member of the Hopedale Baptist Church. Mrs. Davidson was preceded in death by her husband, Ward, in 1980. Survivors include two sisters, Zella Bingham and Maybelle Lane, both of Ozark; a brother, Ross Estes, Springfield, six nieces, and six nephews.
Davidson, Audreal C. 31 Mar 1919 - 29 Apr 1994 OH 4 May 1994
[Note: Son of William H. & Maybell (Johnson) Davidson; married 31 Jan 1946 Annabelle Braden 5 Aug 1928 - 1 Dec 1998]
Audreal C. Davidson, 75, Sparta, died Friday, April 29, 1994 near Ozark from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born March 31, 1919 in Ozark and was the son of William H. and Maybell Johnson Davidson. He was united in marriage to Annabelle Braden on January 31, 1946. During World War II he served his country in the U.S. Army. Following retirement from Alcoa Aluminum Company in Iowa, Mr. Davidson returned to this area in 1982. Preceding him in death were his parents, a brother, Walter Davidson; two sisters, Mida Matthews and Ruth Hale; and an infant sister. A brother, Loyd Davidson, died in the same automobile accident April 29. Survivors include his wife, Annabelle; two sons, Rick Davidson, Ozark, and Bob Davidson, Oldfield; four grandchildren, Holly Oberkrom, Bobby Davidson Jr., and Micky and Amber Davidson; three brothers, Lester and Woodrow Davidson, Sparta, and Roy Davidson, Oldfield; and a sister, Vernie Richardson, Utah. Funeral services were Tuesday, May 3, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with the Rev. Carl Thompson officiating. Burial was in Bruner Cemetery.
Davidson, Beatrice L. 26 Mar 1909 - 18 Dec 1984 OH 27 Dec 1984 p5
Services for Beatrice L. Davidson, 75, Nixa, were held Dec. 21 in Adams Funeral Chapel, Ozark, with the Rev. Maurice Cox officiating. Burial was in Weaver Cemetery. Mrs. Davidson died Dec. 18 in Springfield General Hospital after a short illness.
Davidson, Columbus Ferdinand 25 Oct 1859 - 1 Nov 1932 CCR 3 Nov 1932 p8
[Note: Son of Alvoree & Nancy H. (Duncan) Davidson; married 21 Dec 1882 Georgia Ann McCauley Oct 1864 - Jun 1943; father of Pearl (Davidson) Bruton Feb 1884 - 18 Oct 1967; Dr. Reginald O. Davidson Oct 1887 - 22 Aug 1960; Dr. Clyde A. Davidson Dec 1889 - ?; and Esta A. (Davidson) Woody Feb 1896 - 11 Sep 1933]
Columbus Ferdinand, son of Alvore and Nancy Davidson, a native pioneer farmer of Christian county, died on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 1932, after a patient and lingering illness. Mr. Davidson was born in Christian County, near Hopedale, March 25, 1859, and died at the age of 73 years, 7 months and 6 days. On Dec. 21, 1882, he was married to Georgia Ann McCauley, to which union were born four children--Mrs. Pearl Bruton, widow of the late Dr. J.W. Bruton of Springfield, Mrs. Esta A. Woody, wife of Dr. Walter Woody of Buffalo, Dr. R.O. Davidson of Springfield, and Dr. Clyde F. Davidson of Columbus, Kansas. Mr. Davidson spent his entire married life of 50 years at home in which he died. He was converted in Christ and joined the Mt. Zion Baptist church about 20 years ago. Surviving Mr. Davidson are the widow and four children, two brothers, M.B. Davidson of Sparta and Waldo Davidson of Springfield; also seven grandchildren. Two brothers and one sister preceded him in death, Quince and Osro Davidson and Mrs. George Bray. Mr. Davidson will be greatly missed by his family and a host of friends that he has gathered around him in the 73 years of honest and upright living. He was buried beneath the beautiful maple trees of the Maplewood Cemetery of Springfield, Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 2, following funeral services by Rev. Albert Hanks. There he will await the summons of his Savior on that beautiful resurrection morn when the dead in Christ shall come forth. Funeral arrangements were supervised by B.C. Klepper.
Davidson, Columbus Ferdinand 25 Oct 1859 - 1 Nov 1932 CCR 10 Nov 1932 p1
Card of Thanks. We wish to express our appreciation to our friends and neighbors for the many kindnesses shown us in our recent bereavement, the passing of our husband and father, C.F. Davidson.
Davidson, Deborah Lurline (Kehr) Lipscomb Moutell 3 Dec 1938 - 12 Jan 2010 SN-L 14 Jan 2009
[Note: Daughter of Leonard & Daphne Lee ( ) Kehr; married ? Lipscomb; married ? Moutell married William "Bill" Davidson]
Deborah Lurline Davidson, age 71, of Nixa, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2010, in Cox Medical Center. Deborah was born December 3, 1938, in Iberia, Mo., the daughter of Leonard and Daphne Lee Kehr. She was a member of Union Hill Church of Christ. Deborah enjoyed doing ceramics, loved her dogs and loved visiting with family and friends. Preceded in death by her father and an infant brother. Survivors include her mother, Daphne Kehr, Nixa; her husband, William "Bill" Davidson; two sons, David Lipscomb, Nixa Mo., and John Moutell, Willard, Mo.; two step-sons, Edwin Davidson, wife April, Nixa, Mo., and Phillip Davidson, Springfield, Mo.; four grandchildren; two sisters, Rose Hughes, Nixa, Ann Frizell and husband Bill, Dadeville, Mo.; several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday, January 15, 2010, in the Union Hill Church of Christ, Nixa, with Steve Martin officiating. Visitation will be 1 p.m. until service time. Arrangements are under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Nixa. Memorial donations may be made to Fair Haven Children's Home.
Davidson, Emma May (McHaffie) 22 Mar 1917 - 31 Mar 2004 CCH-N 07 Apr 2004
[Note: Daughter of James Knox Polk & Lulu Agnes (Dead) McHaffie; married 15 Sep 1947 Roy Davidson 13 May 1923 - 15 Jun 2006]
Emma May Davidson, 87, Ozark, died Wednesday, March 31, 2004, in Ozark Nursing and Care Center in Ozark. She was born March 22, 1917 in Bruner, the eldest of eight children born to Lulu and Polk McHaffie. She was joined as one in marriage to Roy Davidson on Sept. 15, 1947. They spent over 56 years together. They were very happy. She was a member of First Oldfield Full Gospel Church, baptized in the mid seventies, a loving Christian woman of great faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lulu and Polk McHaffie; her brother, David McHaffie; a sister, Bertha Todd; and a sister, Julie Cornelison. Survivors include her husband, Roy Davidson, Sparta; sisters, Brooksie Dalton, Mansfield, Daisy Prewitt, Seymour, Ruby Cook and husband Charles, Springfield, and Pearl McHaffie and husband Louie, Sparta; and many nieces and nephews, and a great number of friends. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. April 2 in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Rev. Ben DeWitt officiating. Burial was in McHaffie Cemetery, Bruner.
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Davidson, Ethel 1908 - Nov 1967 CCR 23 Nov 1967 p1
[Note: married Kenneth Davidson]
Funeral services for Mrs. Ethel Davidson, 59, Spokane were at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Harris Chapel, Ozark. Burial was at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan. Mrs. Davidson, a native of the state of Iowa, who spent most of her life in Miranda, S. D. , moved to Spokane five years ago. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Surviving are her husband, Kenneth; one son, Glenarvon, Renton, Wash.; one daughter, Mrs. Evelyn Biggerstaff, Kansas City, Kan; one sister, Mrs. Cecil Manback, Minneapolis, Minn. and seven grandchildren.
Davidson, Frank L. 10 Apr 1915 - 19 Oct 1982 OH 28 Oct 1982 pB8
Graveside services for Frank L. Davidson, 67, Ozark, were held Oct. 21 in Hopedale Cemetery north of Ozark with the Rev. Ed Kocher officiating. Burial was under direction of Adams Funeral Home. Mr. Davidson died Oct. 19 in St. John’s Regional Health Center in Springfield after a short illness. He was a carpenter and had lived in Ozark the past 1 1/2 years, moving from Chicago. There are no immediate survivors.
Davidson, Georgia Ann (McCauley) Oct 1864 - Jun 1943 CCR 17 Jun 1943 p1
[Note: Daughter of William & Martha (Harris) McCauley; married Columbus F. Davidson Mar 1862 - ?]
The death of Mrs. Georgia A. Davidson, 70-year-old mother of Mrs. Pearl Bruton, widow of Dr. J.W. Bruton of Springfield, was attributed to a heart attack. Mrs. Davidson suffered a hip fracture about a year ago but had fully recovered from it when Mrs. Bruton found her dead in bed Sunday afternoon when she went to visit her at her home on route 2, Ozark. Mrs. Davidson has been living with her daughter since the injury, but had returned home last Wednesday to spend a few days there. Funeral services were at 2:30 Tuesday afternoon at the Thieme Funeral Home with the Rev. Albert Hanks officiating. Burial was in Maple Park cemetery. Pallbearers were John Davidson, Carroll Davidson, James W. Bruton, George Brite, Dr. W.L. Woody, and William W. Woody. Other survivors besides the daughter are two sons, Dr. R.O. Davidson of Springfield and Dr. Clyde F. Davidson of Columbus, Kan.; a brother, Marion McCauley of Oklahoma, and seven grandchildren.—Springfield Leader
Davidson, Isabella W. (Justice) 26 Jan 1922 - 26 Jul 2009 SN-L 28 Jul 2009
[Note: Daughter of Alexander & Margaret (Harris) Justice]
Mrs. Isabella W. Davidson, 87 of Ozark passed away at 1:15 a.m. Sunday July 26, 2009 in Riverview Manor. Mrs. Davidson, one of thirteen children was born January 26, 1922 in Aberdeen, Scotland to Alexander and Margaret (Harris) Justice. She was a veteran of The Royal Navy during World War II. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Joan and Chuck Wooten of Ozark, four grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and five great great grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2009 in Herman H. Lohmeyer Funeral Home 500 E. Walnut Street with Rev. Larry Evans officiating. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions can be made to the Missouri Veterans Cemetery 5209 S. Southwood Rd. Springfield, MO 65804. Online condolences can be shared at www.hhlohmeyer.com.
Davidson, Jessie B. (Braden) 22 Mar 1904 - 2 Jul 1980 OH 27 Mar 1980 p5
[Note: Daughter of William J. & Jane (Watts) Braden; married 12 Mar 1940 CCM Walter E. Davidson 12 Feb 1906 - 10 Nov 1978]
Jessie Davidson celebrated her 76th birthday March 22, at the Christian County Nursing Home. Helping with the celebration were her daughters, Susie Hughes, Ozark, Mrs. Audreal Davison, Bettendorf, Iowa, Mrs. Wanda Johnson, Forsyth, her granddaughter, Mrs. Matt Brunk and great grandson, Derrick, Brunk, Forsyth, grandson Ricky Davis, Bettendorf, Iowa; two sisters, Mrs. Etta Davis, Fordland and Mrs. Mary Thompson, Sparta; nieces, Mrs. Donna Hull, Sparta, Mrs. Murl Adamson and her husband of Seymour.
Davidson, Jessie B. (Braden) 22 Mar 1904 - 2 Jul 1980 OH 10 Jul 1980 p9
Services for Jessie B. Davidson, 76, Ozark, were held July 5 in Adams Chapel with the Rev. Alva Walker officiating., Burial was in Bruner Cemetery. Mrs. Davidson died July 2 in Christian County Nursing Home, where she had been a patient the past four years. She had lived in Chadwick many years. She was a member of Pineridge Pentecostal Church. Survivors include a son, Arnold Braden, Woodland, Wash.; three daughters, Mrs. Wanda Johnson, Forsyth, Mrs. Susie Hughes, Ozark and Mrs. Annabelle Davidson, Bettendorf, Iowa; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Thompson, Sparta and Mrs Etta Davis, Fordland; 13 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Davidson, Lester Marvin 23 Jan 1915 - 16 Mar 1998 CCH-N 25 Mar 1998
[Note: Son of William H.enry& Maybell (Johnson) Davidson]
Lester Marvin Davidson, age 83, of Sparta, died Monday, March 16, 1998, in Ozark Riverview Manor. He was born January 23, 1915 in Ozark and was the son of William H. and Maybell (Johnson) Davidson. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II in the 81st Wildcat Division under General MacArthur. Throughout his life he resided in and around Sparta, working for the Joe Howard Quarry and also harvesting seasonal fruit in Washington State. Survivors include: two brothers, Woodrow Davidson, Sparta; and Roy Davidson, Oldfield, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Walter, Audreal and Loyd Davidson and three sisters, Vernie Richardson, Mida Matthews, and Ruth Hale. A graveside funeral was Thursday, March 19, in Monger Cemetery, north of Sparta, with Rev. Carl Thompson officiating. Jean Walker and Bill DeWitt provided music. Arrangements were under the direction of Adams Funeral home.
Davidson, Loyd James 16 March 1913 - 29 Apr 1994 OH 4 May 1994
[Note: Son of William Henry & Maybell (Johnson) Davidson]
Loyd James Davidson, 81, Sparta, died Friday, April 29, 1994. He was born March 16, 1913 in Ozark and was the son of William H. and Maybell Johnson Davidson. During World War II, Mr. Davidson served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps. Preceding him in death were his parents; a brother, Walter Davidson; two sisters, Mida Matthews and Ruth Hale; and an infant sister. A brother, Audreal Davidson, died Friday at the time of Loyd’s death. Survivors include three brothers, Lester and Woodrow Davidson, Sparta, and Roy Davidson, Oldfield; a sister, Vernie Richardson, Utah; nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends. Graveside services were Sunday, May 1, in Monger Cemetery under the direction of Adams Funeral Home. The Rev. Carl Thompson officiated.
Davidson, Marshall Blair 16 Mar 1855 - 8 Apr 1933 CCR 13 Apr 1933 p8
[Note: Son of Alvoree “Alvin“ & Nancy H. (Duncan) Davidson; married Stacy Catherine Stone 22 Feb 1857 - 17 Sep 1925]
Marshall B. Davidson was born on March 16, 1855, and passed away April 8, 1933, aged 78 years and 23 days. He was married Dec. 16, 1878, to Stacy C. Stone, who preceded him in death 8 years. He is survived by two sons and three daughters, Allen and Earl and Mrs. George Wiggins of the home address, Mrs. W.E. Holt of Gilliam and Mrs. J.E. Holt, Ozark, also one sister, Mrs. Elbert Garrison, Ozark and one brother, Waldo Davidson of Springfield, also by eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild, besides a host of other relatives and friends. He united with the Christian Church at an early age and lived and died in that faith. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 9, by Rev. Henry Sparling and Rev. Herman Plumb of Springfield with burial in the Linden cemetery under the direction of the T.B. Chaffin Funeral Home.
Davidson, Marshall Blair 16 Mar 1855 - 8 Apr 1933 CCR 13 Apr 1933 p8
Card of thanks.
We wish to express our sincere appreciation to the neighbors and friends for their kindness and sympathy during the brief illness and at the death of our father. Also we wish to thank Dr. Farthing and the Chaffin Funeral Home for their courteous services. Earl Davidson and family, Allen Davidson, Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Holt and family, Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Holt and family, Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Wiggins and family.