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| DAGGETT JOHN M. MRS. UNK 9 24 1898 FCTIMES || The many Forrest City friends of John M.Daggett of Marianna, are grieved to learn of the sudden death of his beloved wife, which occurred Saturday, Sept.24,1898, and extend him their sincere sympathy in his great bereavement.9-30-1898 || DAGGETT LEFTY GROVER 5 1 1936 10 2 2008 PERRIN MCNUTT VET-KOREA/VIETNAM || Lefty Daggett Published: Thursday, October 9, 2008 WALLS, Miss. - Lefty Grover Daggett, 72, of Walls, Miss., died Oct. 2, 2008, at his home.Born May 1, 1936, he was the son of John and Ophelia Perrin Daggett. He was a veteran, having served in Korea, Vietnam and Germany.Survivors include his wife, Dianne Daggett; four stepchildren; a sister, Shirley Daggett Harris of Strawberry; seven nephews; 18 nieces; and several cousins.He was preceded in death by his parents; and eight brothers, Buford Daggett, Carl Daggett, Orgil Daggett, Ollous Daggett, Leonard Daggett, Leamon Daggett, James Daggett and Morton Daggett. A family memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Oct. 18 at Perrin-McNutt Cemetery. || DAILEY PATRICIA MRS. HAMILTON 8 23 1960 2 14 2002 West Tennessee Cemetery FCHS 1978 || Mrs. Patricia Washington Dailey, age 41, of Forrest City, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002, at Baptist Hospital East in Memphis.Mrs. Dailey, born Aug. 23, 1960, in Forrest City, was the daughter of Boylee Hamilton Sr. and Alise Washington. She was a 1978 graduate of Forrest City High School and was employed by East Arkansas Youth Services.Mrs. Dailey is survived by her husband, Anthony C. Dailey of Forrest City; her mother; two daughters, Maya K. Dailey of Forrest City, and LaTasha Dailey of Youngstown, Ohio; a son, Antonio Dailey of Forrest City; three sisters, Unice Green and Constance Wright, both of Jonesboro and Vanessa Spearman of Norfolk, Va.; three brothers, Boylee Hamilton Jr., of Minneapolis, Minn., Michael Hamilton of Brenham, Texas, Boylee Hamilton III, of Little Rock and her grandmother, Henrietta Ware of Forrest City.Funeral services for Mrs. Dailey will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, 2002, at 10 a.m. at Rising Sun M.B. Church with Rev. John Strong officiating. Burial will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002, at 11 a.m. in West Tennessee Cemetery under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary. || DALLAS EUNICE PAULINE MRS. ELLISON 4 4 1932 9 5 2002 HUGHES || Mrs. Eunice Pauline Chism Dallas, age 70, of Forrest City, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis.Mrs. Dallas was born April 4, 1932, in Pottsville, the daughter of Milford "Bill" Ellison and Stella Morgan Ellison. She live in St. Francis County most of her life, was a housewife, had been a nursery worker for Beck Spur Baptist Church for over sixteen years and a member of the Beck Spur Baptist Church.Mrs. Dallas married Calvin Chism in 1951 and he preceded her in death in 1962. She married Vernon Dallas in 1964 and he preceded her in death in 2000. Mrs. Dallas is survived by eight daughters, Charlotte Sallis of Charlotte, N. C., Paulette McGowan of Palestine, Shelia Gordon of Paragould, Vernie Dallas Brown of Colt, Jenny Abbott, Leosha Bradford, Jackie Busby and Hope Dallas Davenport all of Forrest City; one son, Shane Dallas of Caldwell; one brother, Bruce Ellison of Calif.; four sisters, Charlene Lemmons and Nina Casey both of Ill., Geneva Leonard of Ind., Pat Kimbro of Pocahontas; 21 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.Vistation for Mrs. Dallas will be held Friday, Sept. 6, 2002, at 6 to 9 p.m. at Beck Spur Baptist Church. Services will be held at Beck Spur Baptist Church on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2002, at 1 p.m. with burial to follow in Hughes Cemetery. Stevens Funeral home is in charge of all arrangements. The family requests memorials be made to the Beck Spur Baptist Church or the Baptist Hospice in Forrest City. || DALLAS VERNON DEE 10 28 1931 6 15 2000 HUGHES || Mr. Vernon Dee "Buck" Dallas, age 68, of Forrest City, died Friday, June 16, 2000, in his home. Mr. Dallas was born Oct. 28, 1931, in Colt and was the son of Dee Dallas Sr. and Laura Moon Dallas. He lived in St. Francis County most of his life. He was a heavy equipment operator and a former employee of the St. Francis County Road Department. He was also a member of the Beck Spur Baptist Church. Mr. Dallas married Pauline Chism Dallas, in 1964, and she survives him along with eight daughters, Charlotte Sallis, of Charlotte, N.C., Paulette McGowan, of Palestine, Sheila Gordon, of Paragould, Vernie Dallas Brown, of Colt, Hope Dallas Davenport, of Caldwell, Jenny Abbott, Leosha Bradford and Jackie Busby, all of Forrest City; one son, Shane Dallas of Caldwell; 18 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services for Mr. Dallas were held today, Monday June, 19, 2000, in the Chapel of Stevens Funeral Home at 2 p.m., with burial in Hughes Cemetery under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home. || DANEHOWER FRANK UNK 11 28 1901 FCTIMES || 11-29-1901 Frank Danehower, of near Haynes, died yesterday, Nov.28,1901, of hemorrhagic small pox, and was buried last night at midnight. The premises were thoroughly fumigated and and the citizens of Haynes have taken every precaution to prevent the spread of the disease by the liberal use of disinfectants and completely isolating the case. Danehower was attended by a trained nurse from Memphis, and every attention was shown him by a patient physician, but to no avail, his physical constitution was not equal to the ravages of the dreadful malady. || DANEHOWER JOHN COX SR 9 23 1911 4 21 2001 FPARK || Mr. John Cox Danehower Sr., age 89, of Forrest City, died Saturday, April 21, 2001, at his home.Mr. Danehower was born Sept. 23, 1911, in Forrest City and was the son of Samuel Chester Danehower and Nora Bell Cox Danehower. He lived in Forrest City all of his life. Mr. Danehower was a farmer, a member of the Forrest City Lions Club, attended Baylor University and was a member of the Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church.He was preceded in death by his wife, Roberta Poole Danehower in 1996. Mr. Danehower is survived by one daughter, Berta Ann Elphingstone of Forrest City; two sons, John Cox Danehower Jr. of Memphis and James Poole Danehower of Wynne; one brother, Will Roe Danehower of Arlington, Texas; one sister, Mary Danehower Taylor of Forrest City; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.Visitation for Mr. Danehower will be Monday, April 23, 2001, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 24, 2001, at 2 p.m., at Stevens Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home. || DANEHOWER VIRGINIA MRS. WOODS 6 18 1924 10 2 2000 FPARK || IMAGE706 SISTER TO ANDREW KYLE WOODS-Mrs. Virginia Woods Danehower, age 76, of Forrest City, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, in her home. Mrs. Danehower, born June 18, 1924, in Tupelo, was the daughter of Kyle K. Woods and Hazel Collier Woods. She lived most of her life in Forrest City where she was a school teacher and managed a farm manager with her husband Sam Danehower. She was a member of the St. Francis County Fair Board, the Variety Club and was also a member of Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Danehower was preceded in death by her husband Sam, in 1998, and is survived by three daughters, Martha Boyd, of Winchester, Ken., Carol Danehower, of Memphis, and Kim Danehower, of Madison, Tenn.; a son, Chuck Danehower, of Halls, Tenn.; a brother, Kyle Woods, of Forrest City; and two grandchildren. Visitation services for Mrs. Danehower will be Wednesday, October 4, 2000, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services for Mrs. Danehower will be Thursday, October 5, 2000, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Stevens Funeral Home with Rev. Lisa Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home. || DANFORTH P. A. UNK 9 10 1904 GEORGIA || Mysteriously Disappeared-Missing in Memphis, P.A.Danforth dies here Saturday night of Congestion. He arrived here on Sep.8th and leisurely perambulated into the St.Francis Hotel, and asked Mr.Milam, the proprietor, the location of the post office, the express companies office, and other general information. He went out, but returned and took a room. He was well dressed and had the appearance of a businessman. He then went across town and purchased a new suit of clothes and other apparel. He awoke the next morning, and told Mr.Milam he felt a cold chill, and then took to his bed. When Ed Milam saw he was not better, he called for Dr.Rush, and later Dr.Strong and Alley, but death had set its seat upon the living, and breathed his last on Saturday night about 10:30pm. After seeking relatives, they found a brother in Pittman, Georgia, and he wired the full instructions, and the body was sent back to him for burial by Stevens Bros.Undertakers. 9-23-1904 || DANGEAU FREDDIE ANN MRS. PORTER 1927 12 23 2002 BARNISHAW FCHS || Mrs. Freddie Ann Dangeau, age 75, of Humboldt, Tenn., died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.Mrs. Dangeau was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. Porter of Forrest City. She was a graduate of Forrest City High School, attended Williams College in Walnut Ridge, Union University in Jackson, Tenn. and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. She was also very active in church and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Humboldt, Tenn.Mrs. Dangeau is survived by her husband of 59 years, Rev. Orvind M. Dangeau; a son, Charles Dangeau of Memphis; a daughter, Marcia Garrett of Southhaven, Miss.; two sisters, Rebecca Ann Priddy of Pencil Bluff and Carol Dinkins of Hot Springs Village; one brother, Bobby Zallacher of Illinois and three grandchildren.Visitation for Mrs. Dangeau will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2002, at the Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home in Humboldt, Tenn. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, at 10 a.m. at Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held following at 3 p.m. in Barnishaw Cemetery in Pine Tree.\ || DANIEL CHARLOTTE MRS. 1857 9 30 1905 CITY || Mrs.Charlotte Daniel, of Whitmore, was stricken ill on Monday of last week, and died Saturday, Sep.30,1905, of pneumonia, aged 48 years. She leaves two children, a son and daughter to mourn her sudden demise. The remains were brought here for interment in the Forrest City cemetery, and Elder J.A.McCord of the Baptist church performed the religious ceremonies. She has been a consistent member of the Baptist church for 18 years, and a Christian who will be missed by all who knew her. 10-6-1905 || DANIEL E. G. UNK 12 24 1906 KENTUCKY || Mr.E.G.Daniel died of malarial hematuria at Widener, Monday, Dec.24,1906, His remains were sent to his former home, Madisonville, Ky. Mr.Daniel came to this county about three years ago, and established a sawmill at Linden, which he operated about a year, and sold to Dan Wylds & Sons. Of late, he has been operating a sawmill near Widener. He leaves a wife and several children, who have resided in this city until about a month ago. 12-28-1906 || DANIEL JUNE MRS. RAWLINGS 6 3 1919 6 27 2007 SUNSET HILL || Mrs. June Daniel, age 88, of Wynne died Saturday, July 21, 2007, at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville. Mrs. Daniel was born June 3, 1919, in Helena and was the daughter of Allyson Porter Rawlings and Myrtle Booher Rawlings. She graduated from Draughnt's Business College in Memphis and she retired from the Civil Service. She was a Baptist by faith. Mrs. Daniel is survived by one son, Dr. William "Bill" Daniel of Booneville; a daughter Alma Sullivan of San Diego, Calif. and nine grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Richard Daniel in 1987 and nine siblings. Visitation for Mrs. Daniel will be held on Monday, July 23, 2007, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Chapel of Morgan Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 24, 2007, at Barton Baptist Church in Walnut Corner with burial following at Sunset Cemetery in West Helena.Published: 2007-07-23 || DANIELS GORDON RAY 6 18 1959 4 13 2008 LOUGHRIDGE || Birth: Jun. 18, 1959 Death: Apr. 13, 2008 [Edit Dates] Mr. Gordon 'Ray' Daniels, age 48, of Forrest City, died Sunday, April 13, 2008, at his home in Forrest City. He had been in poor health for the past year. Mr. Daniels was born June 18, 1959, in Wynne, and was the son of Gordon Daniels and Donna Morgan Daniels. He lived in Forrest City for most of his life and was owner of G & G Refrigeration. Mr. Daniels was a graduate of Forrest City High School, a Veteran of the Navy and a Baptist. He was a member of the Forrest City Country Club and was the recipient of two Navy Achievement Medals, a Presidential Citation, and was awarded Sailor of the Year. Mr. Daniels married Carolyn Jones in 1995, and she survives him along with his mother, Donna Daniels of Forrest City, one sister, Debbie McCluskey and husband, Richie of Forrest City, one niece, Wendy McCluskey, one nephew, Tyler McCluskey, a foster daughter, Amanda Grobmeyer, and a host of family and friends. Services for Mr. Daniels will be held graveside at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at the Loughridge Cemetery in Colt. Visitation will be Monday, April 14, 2008, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Stevens Funeral Home. To visit the online registry log on to stevensfuneralhome.net.Published: 2008-04-14Forrest City Times Herald || DANIELS ROY C. 2 14 1915 3 25 2007 FPARK || Mr. Roy C. Daniels, age 92, of Bastrop, La. and formerly of Joiner and Forrest City, died Sunday, March 25, 2007. Mr. Daniels was born Feb. 14, 1915, the son of James Daniel and Fannie Daniel. He was a retired roofing contractor, a member of the Masonic Lodge since 1953 and a member of the Cherry Ridge Baptist Church in Bastrop, La. Mr. Daniels is survived by a son, Curtis Daniels of Forrest City; two daughters, Aletta Stull and Judy Smith both of Senatobia, Miss.; a step-daughter, Sue Lyles of Bastrop, La.; a step-son, Eugene Bates of Roswell, Ga.; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two wives, Ada Lea Daniels and Avis Bates Daniels; three brothers, Thurston Daniel, Ivan Daniel and Hubert Daniel and two sisters, Thelma McGaugh and Ruby Taylor. Funeral services for Mr. Daniels were held on Tuesday, March 27, 2007, at 1 p.m. at the Cherry Ridge Baptist Church in Bastrop, La. with Rev. Cal Adams officiating. A graveside service will be held at Forrest Park Cemetery on Wednesday, March 28, 2007, at 1 p.m. Golden Funeral Home of Bastrop, La. is in charge of all arrangements.Published: 2007-03-27 || DANKERT VERNICE MAE MRS. LANCASTER 8 18 1938 12 18 2003 BROWNSVILLE CEMETERY || Mrs. Vernie Mae Lancaster Dankert, age 65, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2003.Mrs. Dankert was born and raised in the St. Francis County area, the daughter of Claude Lancaster and Nettie Mae Lancaster. She is survived by her husband, Ron Dankert; her children, Debbie Southerland of Wynne, Pat Purvis of Little Rock, Mike Purvis of Glen Allen, Va. and James Purvis of Bend, Ore.; her sister, Diane Reeves of Forrest City; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was preceded by both her parents.Funeral services were held for Mrs. Dankert on Monday, Dec. 22, 2003, in the Chapel of Boyd Funeral Home in Lonoke. Burial followed in Brownsville Cemetery. || DARDEN ROBERT 6 3 1917 12 26 1999 WHITMORE || Robert Darden, age 82, of Widener, died Sunday, Dec. 26, 1999, at Crestpark Retirement Inn Skilled of Forrest City. He was born in Tallehasse, Miss. and was a retired farmer. He is survived by six sons, Willie Thompson and Tommy Thompson, both of Widener, Louis Thompson of Madison, Walter Thompson of St. Louis, Mo., Freddie Thompson of Houston, Texas and Stanley Thompson of Widener; six daughters, Dorothy Rucker and Erma Wonsley, both of St. Louis, Mo., Sharann Hill and Patricia Brown both of Jonesboro, Janet Davis and Lucynthia Johnson, both of Widener; one sister, Louise Sykes of East St. Louis, Ill. and a friend, Alice Thompson of Widener; many grandchildren and other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 31, 1999, at 1 p.m. at Clay Funeral Home with Rev. Louis Thompson officiating with burial following in Whitmore Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 31, 1999, from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Clay Funeral Home. || DARR MARGARET MAYBELL MRS TERRY 3 6 1883 12 21 1971 GREENWOOD || Margaret Maybell Terry Birth: 6 MAR 1883Crowley Ridge, Arkansas 6 mi N. of Forrest C. Death: 21 DEC 1971Harrisonburg, Virginia. (Mennonite Home) Save this person to your tree Military Memorial View details Timeline1883 6 Mar Birth Birth Crowley Ridge, Arkansas 6 mi N. of Forrest C. 1 historical record 1930 United States Federal Census 1908 4 Apr Age: 25 Marriage to John Edgar Darr Forrest City, Arkansas 1910 Age: 27 Residence Little Rock Ward 5, Pulaski, Arkansas 1 historical record 1910 United States Federal Census 1920 Age: 37 Residence Knoxville Ward 14, Knox, Tennessee 1 historical record 1920 United States Federal Census 1930 Age: 47 Residence District 2, Knox, Tennessee 1 historical record 1930 United States Federal Census 1971 21 Dec Age: 88 Death Harrisonburg, Virginia. (Mennonite Home) Burial Greenwood Cemetery, Fountain City, Tennessee || DAVENPORT J. Dan 1865 8 7 1900 CITY || Death of J.D.Davenport-Life is uncertain at best, even when the physical man is in perfect state of health, but when a dread malady is known to hold one in its clutches, there is no release. It is useless to attempt at any time to describe the lingering tortures undergone by persons afflicted with tuberculosis. J.D.Davenport, brother of Mr.L.E.Davenport, of this city, departed this life at the latter's home on Davis street Tuesday evening, Aug.7,1900, about 8:45 at the age of thirty five years. For many years Dan Davenport was prominently and honorably known in business circles in this community and enjoyed the friendship and esteem of all with whom he was associated. He was a universal favorite and stood high in social corners. Several years ago he relocated to Lonoke to employment in the mercantile pursuits and where he was married to one of the reigning belles of that city, to which union one child was born. Afterwards they went to Little Rock. A short time ago he and his family came to visit his brother in Forrest City, and became weaker and weaker. The remains were interred Wednesday evening at 5:30 p.m. at the Forrest City Cemetery, services conducted by Rev.W.C.Davidson, of the Methodist church, in the presence of sorrowing and grief stricken friends. FCTIMES 8-10-1900 || DAVENPORT JESSE LEE 12 10 1934 1 12 2002 HUGHES || Mr. Jesse Lee Davenport, age 67, of Forrest City, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at his home.Mr. Davenport was born Dec. 10, 1934, and was the son of James Davenport and Fannie Yarbough Davenport. He was retired from D&L in Marianna, and was a member of the Church of Christ.Mr. Davenport was preceded in death by a son, Franklin Davenport in 1986; a daughter, Valerie Elliott in 2001; his parents and three grandchildren.He is survived by his wife, Mary Davenport of the home; six sons, Keith Davenport, Kendall Davenport, Paul Davenport, William Davenport and Joel Davenport, all of Forrest City, and Jerry Davenport of Greenwood, Miss.; two daughters, Karen Carr of Belton, Texas, and Trena Flowers of Mountain Home; two sisters, Bertha Holland and Ellen Parsley, both of Forrest City; 17 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.Visitation for Mr. Davenport will be held Monday, Jan. 14, 2002, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Morgan Funeral Home. Funeral services for Mr. Davenport will be conducted Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at 2 p.m., at Morgan Funeral Home, with Bro. Bob Bunting officiating the service. Burial will follow at Hughes Cemetery under the direction of Morgan Funeral Home. || DAVENPORT ROBERT EDGAR 8 20 1878 10 18 1903 CITY || Death of Robert Edgar Davenport-All that was mortal of Robert Edgar Davenport was laid to rest in The Forrest City Cemetery Monday afternoon, under auspices of Woodmen of the World, amid a concourse of sorrowing relatives and friends, Rev.W.H.Davidson officiating. Bob had been an invalid for over a year with stomach troubles, and had just returned from the Northwest, where he had gone in hopes to recuperate, when he was compelled to take to his bed, and notwithstanding the care and attention of friends, he rapidly failed and his spirit passed away Sunday afternoon. He was born in Washington County Miss. in 1878, and came to Arkansas in 1883. His industry and business qualifications secured him clerkship with the firm of Pettus & Buford, with whom he served until his death, and as an acknowledgment of his worth, the store was closed at time of funeral. Bob was a quiet, unobtrusive young man, and a model as to morals and gentlemenly qualifications, and he will be missed by a circle of friends.10-23-1903 || DAVID JOHN H. 6 4 1838 12 22 1903 HUGHES CSA || John David-John David was born in Louisville, Ky., June 4,1838. He came to Arkansas in childhood, and resided near Helena for some time. Afterwards, he came to Forrest City where he lived for some fifteen years. Since leaving Forrest City, he has lived on his farm near Colt, Arkansas. From this place he passed to another world Dec.22,1903. On Oct.1,1871 he married Miss Mary Henley, and to them were born seven children, four of whom and the mother survive. He joined the Baptist church in Forrest City in 1883. He was well known at this place, and leaves behind him a good name and a clean record. The writer conducted the ceremonies in Good Hope church and his body was laid to rest in the nearby and well known cemetery. Rev.W.C.Davidson. 1-8-1904 Mr.John David, a former resident of the city, but now of Dark Corner died Tuesday night, Dec.22,1903. He was an old resident, and a confederate soldier. 12-25-1903 || DAVID MICHIYO MRS MATSUMOTO 9 5 1923 4 18 2004 LOUGHRIDGE || Mrs. David was born Sept. 5, 1923, in Fukuoka, Japan, and was the daughter of Heihachi Matsumoto and Sumi Oguma Matsumoto. She lived in Forrest City until moving to Omaha in 2001, and was a floral designer, a member of the Garden Club and a member of the First Baptist Church.Mrs. David married Bill David in 1954, and he survives her along with two daughters, Kay Hughes of Omaha and Sandi Platz of Olathe, Kan.; a brother, Tsuruhiko Matsumoto of Osaka, Japan; two sisters, Chizuko Matsumoto and Nobuko Matsumoto both of Fukuoka, Japan and two grandchildren.Funeral services for Mrs. David will be held on Thursday, April 22, 2004, at 10:30 a.m., at First Baptist Church with burial following in Loughridge Cemetery. Stevens Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.. Michiyo David, age 80, of Omaha, Neb. and formerly of Forrest City, died Sunday, April 18, 2004, at Methodist Hospital in Omaha, Neb.-LAST ADDRESS PER SSDI:68124 (Omaha, Douglas, NE) || DAVID WILLIAM M. JR. 9 28 1925 4 2 2005 FPARK || 6254 Mr. William "Bill" M. David Jr., age 79, of Omaha, Neb. and formerly of Forrest City, died Saturday, April 2, 2005, at the Arbor Manor Home in Fremont, Neb.Mr. David was born Sept. 28, 1925, in Memphis, the son of William M. David Sr. and Lilly Dockery David. He lived in St. Francis County for over 20 years before moving to Nebraska, was retired from the Civil Service, was a member of the Kiwanis, the Masons and the First Baptist Church in Forrest City.Mr. David married Michiyo Matsumoto in 1954 and she preceded him in death in 2004. He is survived by two daughters, Kay Hughes of Omaha, Neb. and Sandra Platz of Olathe, Kan.; and two grandchildren.Visitation for Mr. David will be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2005, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held following visitation at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in the Chapel of Stevens Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery. || DAVIDSON CUMILLER E. POTTS 12 23 1927 5 15 2005 FPARK || 6959 NEXT TO ROBERT DAVIDSON-Mrs. Cumiller E. Davidson, age 77, of Forrest City, died Sunday, May 15, 2005, in West Alexandria, Ohio, at her daughter's home.Mrs. Davidson was born Dec. 23, 1927, in Haynes, the daughter of Will T. Potts and Lula Dell Peacock Potts. She lived in St. Francis County for most of her life and was a housewife and a member of the Haynes Baptist Church.Mrs. Davidson married Robert L. Davidson in 1948 and he survives her along with two daughters, Bobbie L. Chamberlain of West Alexandria, Ohio and Betty L. Davidson of Forrest City; one sister, Emma L. Maxwell White of Haynes; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.Visitation for Mrs. Davidson will be held on Friday, May 20, 2005, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2005, at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Stevens Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery. || DAVIDSON DONALD PARKER 10 23 1937 2 15 2007 MEMORIAL SERVICE USNAVY || Mr. Donald Parker Davidson, age 69, of Forrest City, died Thursday, Feb. 15, 2007, at Veterans Hospital in Memphis. Mr. Davidson was born Oct. 23, 1937, in Providence, R.I., the son of Alfred Thomas Davidson and Emily Eunice Bourne Davidson. He was a truck driver, a veteran of the United States Navy and a member of Valley View Christian Church. Mr. Davidson is survived by two daughters, Diane Davidson of Massachusetts and Brenda Davidson of Indiana; four sons, Steven Daniel Davidson and Wayne Parker Davidson, both of Rhode Island and James Davidson and Donald Thomas Davidson, both of Indiana; a sister, Eunice McLaughlin and six grandchildren. A memorial service for Mr. Davidson was held on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2007, at Valley View Christian Church at 3 p.m. Stevens Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.Published: 2007-02-19 || DAVIDSON ETHEL CLARA MRS MANN 5 7 1923 3 13 2006 FPARK || 7021 NEXT TO CHARLIE DAVIDSON-Mrs. Ethel Clara Davidson, age 82, of Colt, died Monday, March 13, 2006, at the Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville.Mrs. Davidson was born May, 7, 1923, in Colt, the daughter of Jim Mann and Nora Peacock Mann. She lived in Colt most of her life, was a housewife and a member of the New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church.Mrs. Davidson married Charlie Davidson in 1939 and he preceded her in death in 1997. She is survived by two sons, Roger Davidson and Kenneth Davidson both of Colt; one daughter, Nita Davidson of Bentonville; one sister, Myrtle Clark of Memphis; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Allen Mann and Claude Mann and a grandson, Phelan Davidson.Visitation for Mrs. Davidson will be held on Thursday, March 16, 2006, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 17, 2006, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Stevens Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery. || DAVIDSON LINDA RUTH MRS SEARCY 1 5 1943 1 3 2000 LOUGHRIDGE || Linda Ruth Davidson, age 56, of Colt, died Monday, January 3, 2000, at her home. She was born Jan. 5, 1943, in Wynne, to William and Estelle Searcy. She was a district secretary for the Reliable Life Insurance Company and a member of the Village Creek Missionary Baptist Church. She married Kenneth Davidson in 1965, and he survives her along with three sons, Ken Davidson, Victor Davidson and Kyle Davidson, all of Colt; her mother, Estelle Searcy of Wynne; two sisters, Wanda Johnson of Cherry Valley and Donna McFadden of Blytheville; and three grandchildren. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2000, at Steven Funeral Home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2000, at Village Creek MB Church with burial to follow in Loughridge Cemetery. The family asks that memorials be made to the Village Creek MB Church. Stevens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. || DAVIDSON M. 1862 1 22 1912 MEMPHIS || 1-26-1912 DEATH OF M.DAVIDSON=Mr.M.Davidson, a long time resident of Colt, in the northern part of this county died at his home on Monday, Jan.22,1912, and was buried Tuesday in the Jewish cemetery in Memphis. Mr.Davidson had been in a mercantile business at Colt for several years, and was very much loved and respected in that neighborhood, and in fact, throughout the county. Deceased was nearly 50 years of age, was a member of the Odd Fellows and Masonic lodges. He had not been in the best of health for some time, but had not been confined altogether, and no serious apprehensions had been felt to his condition, hence the suddeness of death caused quite a shock. He leaves besides a widow, five children to mourn his loss. || DAVIDSON MARY MISS 1895 9 30 1908 UNKNOWN || 10-9-1908 OBITUARY=Miss Mary Davidson passes away. Mostly unreadable, age 13. || DAVIDSON MATTIE MRS UNK 6 17 1897 FCTIMES || Mrs.Mattie Davidson, wife of Jno.Davidson, who works as a porter at J.W.Beck & Co. died yesterday and was buried in the cemetery east of the city today, under the auspices of the Sisters of the Eastern Star.6-18-1897 || DAVIDSON NANCY KAY MRS BROOKS 9 14 1942 4 16 2001 FPARK || Mrs. Nancy Kay Davidson, age 58, of Colt, died Monday, April 16, 2001, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. She had been in poor health for the past two years. She was born Sept. 14, 1942, in Memphis, a daughter of Claude Brooks and Jessie Brawner Brooks. She lived in Colt most of her life, was a homemaker and a member of the New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary. Mrs. Davidson married Roger Davidson in 1959, and he survives her, along with a daughter, Angela Kay Davidson Bailey of Germantown, Tenn.; three sisters, Gay Scott, Dorothy "Dot" Turner and Ann Jordan, all of Wynne, and one grandchild. She was preceded in death by a son, Phelan Davidson and by a sister, Gladys Higgs. Visitation will be tonight, Tuesday, April 17, from 6-9 p.m. Funeral services for Mrs. Davidson will be held Wednesday, April 18, 2001, at Stevens Funeral Home chappel at 2 p.m. with burial in Forrest Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to to the Memphis Cancer Center or New Prospect MIssionary Baptist Church. Stevens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. -ELIZABETH SOMEWHERE IN NAME || DAVIS AMANDA MRS. UNK 11 20 1894 FCTIMES || Haynes, Ark.-Nov.20,1894-Mrs.Amanda Davis, one of the oldest and most highly esteemed citizens of this place, was buried at the cemetery Sunday evening.The deceased has been a resident of this county since 1880, and leaves several children to mourn her loss, among whom are George and H.W.Davis, and Mesdames M.L.Dawson and S.L.Andrews. || DAVIS ANDREW MRS. UNK 5 5 1909 CITY || 5-7-1909 Mrs.Andrew Davis, who resided a short distance northeast of town, died Monday night, May 5,1909, and was buried in the Forrest City Cemetery Wednesday morning. Mrs.Davis had long been a sufferer from consumption, but bore up under her illness with a patience and fortitude which proved the faith of her Christian profession. The Times extends its sympathy to the bereaved family. || DAVIS ANNA MRS ALLEY 7 16 1838 3 18 1910 CITY || 3-25-1910 WIFE OF T.A.R. DAVIS-Death of Mrs.Anna Alley Davis=The community was shocked last Friday to learn of the death of Mrs.Anna Alley Davis, which occurred at her home south of the city at an early hour. Mrs.Davis was, daughter of Mr.& Mrs.Henry and Martha Alley, born Jul.16,1838,in her 72nd year and was a native of Moscow,Tennessee and had been living in this county since 1872. She was the widow of T.A.R.Davis whome she married Aug.17,1858 with whom she lived until his death May 21,1905. She was a member of the Methodist church, and leaves two daughters, Misses Mattie and Tommie Davis, and three sons, Messrs.Charley, Henry and Winfield Davis, all of this city. She also has two brothers and Tom Alley of Rossville,Tennessee and J.H.Alley of this city, and three sisters, Mrs.Frank Ballard of Rossville, Tenn., and Mrs.Sallie Smith and J.H.ALLEY of this city. The remains were buried in the Forrest City Cemetery, the Rev.B.L.Wilford officiating on Saturday. She was educated at Marshall Co. Institute, Miss. || DAVIS ARCHIE LEE 12 8 1946 3 15 2004 CLARK || Mr. Archie Lee Davis, age 57, of Colt, died Monday, March 15, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Forrest City.Mr. Davis was born Dec. 8, 1946, in Madison, the son of Thanual Davis and Dorothy Davis Gray. He is survived by a daughter, Sharonda Davis of West Memphis and a sister, Lena Hutchins of Memphis.Visitation for Mr. Davis will be held on Friday, March 19, 2004, from 12 to 5 p.m., in the Chapel of Woodhouse Mortuary. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 20, 2004, at 1 p.m., at Mt. Moriah M.B. Church with Rev. Eddie Mosby officiating. Burial will follow in Clark Cemetery. || DAVIS ARTHUR M. 7 22 1942 10 2 2005 HUGHES || Mr. Arthur M. Davis, age 63, of Forrest City, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, at his home.Mr. Davis was born July 22, 1942, in Forrest City, the son of Cleveland R. Davis and Maude Kathleen Hardin Davis. He lived in St. Francis County for all of his life and was a farm laborer.Mr. Davis is survived by one son, Michael Davis of New Orleans, La.; one daughter, Sherry Lynn Davis of Forrest City; his father of Forrest City; a brother, Marion R. Davis of Forrest City; three sisters, Sue Davis Betty Dianne Davis and Carolyn E. Gracey, all of Forrest City; four grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.Visitation for Mr. Davis will be held on Monday, Oct. 3, 2005 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Chapel of Stevens Funeral Home. Graveside funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2005, at 11 a.m. at Hughes Cemetery. || DAVIS BETTY DIANE MISS 5 4 1951 8 10 2007 HUGHES CEMETERY || Ms. Betty Diane Davis, age 56, of Forrest City, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2007, at her home. Ms. Davis was born May 4, 1951, in Forrest City and was the daughter of Cleveland Davis and Maude Hardin Davis. She lived in Forrest City for all of her life, was a homemaker and a member of Faith Chapel Church. Ms. Davis is survived by one daughter, Rachel Lynn Autry of Jackson, Tenn.; her father of Forrest City; a brother, Marion Davis of Forrest City; two sisters, Sue Davis and Carolyn Boyce, both of Forrest City and a grandchild. Vistation for Ms. Davis will be held on Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, at Hughes Cemetery.Published: 2007-08-13 || DAVIS CHESTER 9 16 1944 3 15 2001 SHADY GROVE CEMETERY || Mr. Chester Davis, aged 56, of Forrest City, died Thursday, March 15, 2001, at Methodist Central in Memphis. Mr. Davis was born Sept. 16, 1944, in Forrest City, the son of Nathaniel Davis Sr. and Drucilla Cannad Davis. He was a member of Shady Grove M.B. Church. Survivors include his wife, Loristine Johnson Davis of Forrest City; a daughter, Pamela Davis of Omaha, Neb.; six sons, Tyrone Davis, Michael Davis, Curtis Davis, and Demaco Johnson all of Forrest City, Chester Davis Jr. of Omaha and Tony Johnson of Lafayette, Ind.; a sister, Cordelia Davis of Albany, N.Y.; eight brothers, Richard Davis and Terry Davis both of Haynes, Roosevelt Davis of Forrest City, Raymond Davis, Bobby Davis and Willie L. Davis all of Wynne, Nathaniel Davis Jr. of Memphis and Eugene Davis of Chicago; and eight grandchildren. Visitation will be held Friday, March 23, 2001, from 10:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the chapel of Woodhouse Mortuary. Funeral services will be Satuday, March 24, at noon at Christ Temple Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Ulysses Cothran officiating. Burial will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery, under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary || DAVIS CLEVELAND R. 8 22 1915 8 7 2008 HUGHES || Mr. Cleveland R. Davis, age 93, of Forrest City, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008, at his home. Mr. Davis was born Aug. 22, 1915, in Forrest City, the son of Arthur Davis and Martha Ada Nichols Davis. He lived in Forrest City for all of his life, was a past employee of General Industries, a farmer and a Methodist. Mr. Davis married Maude K. Hardin in 1940 and she preceded him in death in 1986. He is survived by two daughters, Margaret S. Davis and Carolyn Boyce both of Forrest City; a son, Marion R. Davis of Forrest City; nine grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a son, Arthur M. Davis; a daughter, Betty Diann Davis and one great-grandchild. Visitation for Mr. Davis will be held on Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008, graveside in Hughes Cemetery at 10 a.m. Friends and family are invited to sign the online guest book at www.stevensfuneralhome.net.Published: 2008-08-08 || DAVIS CONNIE MRS HUGHES 7 29 1960 5 3 2004 CASTEEL CEMETERY || Mrs. Connie Hughes Davis, age 43, of Forrest City, died Monday, May 3, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Forrest City.Mrs. Davis was born July 29, 1960, in Torrance, Calif., the daughter of Julius Hughes and Rosetta Alberta McKisick Hughes. She is survived by her husband, Roosevelt Davis of Forrest City; a sister, Phyllis Hughes of Dallas, Texas; and a brother, Anthony Hughes of Forrest City.Visitation for Mrs. Davis will be held on Friday, May 7, 2004, from 12 to 5 p.m. at Woodhouse Mortuary. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2004, at 3:30 p.m. at the Goodwin Church of God in Christ with Elder Albert Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Casteel Cemetery. || DAVIS D. D. 5 31 1893 2 1977 FPARK || Birth: May 31, 1893 Death: Feb., 1977 16-Feb-77Mr. D. D. DavisMr. D. D Davis, aged 83, a resident of Crestpark Retirement Inn, died Wednesday at Forrest Memorial Hospita. He had been in poor health for the last year, and in critial condition for the past three weeks.Mr. Davis was born May 31, 1893, in Tula, Miss., and was the son of Etta Whitehead Davis and Will Davis. He moved to Arkansas in 1933. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Church of Christ.Mr. Davis' wife, Mrs. Ursula Ostrander Davis, died in 1976, He is survived by two sons, W. F. Davis of Forrest City, and James Davis of Benton. He leaves a brother, Jessie D. Davis of Memphis, Tenn.He also leaves seven sisters: Mrs. Alma Hutchinson, Mrs. Hnna Tatum and Mrs. Rebecca Pascall, all of Oxford, Miss.; Mrs. Lula Fisher of Louisville, Ky.; and Mrs. Nona Houston, Miss Lona Davis, and Mrs. Luna Lusk, all of Memphis, Tenn.He had ten grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.Services will be at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. Friday, conducted by Rev. J. E. Hughes. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery. BY BRENDA HUNTLEY || DAVIS D. W. 12 9 1833 6 27 1904 CITY CSA-Crittenden's Rangers-Civil War || Death of D.W.Davis=Two weeks ago today, Mr.D.W.Davis accidentally discharged his hammerless shotgun, the entire load of squirrel buckshot with which it was loaded passing into his foot. The wound was dressed by a local physician, and later, Dr.John Maury of Memphis, was called and he too dressed the wound. It was thought that he would survive, but ten days later, after the accident, June 27,1904, tetanus set in and in a few hours our friend and fellow citizen was a corpse. D.W.Davis was born in St.Francis county Dec.9,1833. He was son of Cornelius, a brother of John M. and T.J.Davis, Mrs.John C.Lynch, Mrs.F.D.Hayden, of Arizona, and a half brother of James M.Davis, formerly of this county. He was related to the Honorable Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy, and was an exemplary citizen, who took a lively interest in all affairs which affected the people. His father came to this county from Kentucky in 1828, and our subject was reared in the wilds of this territory at that time. He spent a great deal of his time in the hunt and chase, and it is remarkable that he was always so careful with his guns and that at last he should lose his life accidentally by his own hand. Mr.Davis had meagre school advantages in his younger days, but as he grew older, and greater opportunities presented themselves, he took advantage of them, and at his death there was perhaps not a better posted man in this county. He taught school and earned the means to take him through college, and finally took a course in civil engineering in McKendrie college. From Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Eastern Arkansas, we learn that subsequently he went to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and took part in the border warfare in Missouri and Kansas. He then followed surveying in Nebraska for a short time, when he returned to this county and held several political positions. When his country called to arms, he enlisted in the Crittenden Rangers, the first company raised in Arkansas. A few months later, he aided Marah Walker in raising his regiment,of which he was made Captain and Commissary. After the war, he came home, took up the practice of law, but soon resumed farming, and was later engaged to some extent in politics. In 1873, he was President of the Board of Supervisors of this county, a position at the time was about the same as that of County Judge. The county seat was at Madison at that time, and he and Capt.John Parham, now deceased, devised a scheme whereby it could be lawfully done, and did it one night while the inhabitants were asleep and without their consent. The extended the corporate limitsof the town of Madison westward about ten miles to L'anguille river, which was accordingly done, and that night the records were removed to Forrest City at the courthouse on Front Street. He was married in 1863 to Mrs.McClintook, and five children blessed their union:Blanche, now Mrs.J.S.Stuart, of Texarkana; DeWitt, also of Texarkana; Annie, David and Mabel, the later now Mrs.S.G.Norton, all of whom survive him. All were at the funeral from the residence, to interment at the Forrest City Cemetery. Rev.George E. Hancock officiating. Mr.Davis was a member of the Episcopal church, the Knights and Ladies of Honor, and in politics, a Swamp Democrat. He served on the Board of Directors for the public schools here, and styled himself as father of free schools in one campaign. He leaves his wife in fortunate circumstances, and each of the children have deeded their interest to their mother. 7-8-1904 || DAVIS DANIEL 1 24 1917 1 14 2002 FRECK USARMY-WWII || Mountaineer Echo, week of Jan 17, 2002 issue: Daniel DAVIS of Yellville, Arkansas died Monday, January 14, 2002 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas. He was 84. Mr. DAVIS was born January 24, 1917 at Forrest City, Arkansas the son of Tom and Josie WELCHER DAVIS. He married Fern Bernice STILL. Mr. DAVIS was employed in maintenance department of WestEnd Chemical Plant. He was a member of the Church of Christ of Freck, Arkansas and served in the United State Army during WWII. Survivors include two sons, Dannie DAVIS of Brandenburg, Kentucky and Mike DAVIS of Trona, California; one daughter, Barbara KELLEY of Maryville, Tennessee; one sister Ruth Boaz of Harrison; two grandchildren, Sharon WALTON of Friendsville, TN and Jeff KELLEY of Loundon, Tennessee; and four great-grandchildren, Lindsey WALTON, Heather KELLEY, Rachael KELLEY and Michael KELLEY. His wife Fern DAVIS, and son Carl DAVIS preceded him in death. Visitation was held Wednesday, January 16, 2002 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Burns Funeral Home with Minister Doyle DAVENPORT officiating. Pallbearers are Don STILL, Willie HORN, Calvin MONTGOMERY, Dwight SHIPMAN, David TROGDON and L. D. TROGDON. Honorary pallbearers include Rob BOAZ and Scott BOAZ. Memorials may be made to Freck Cemetery Association, c/o Hugh BRIGHTWELL, 204 MC 6022, Yellville, AR 72687. Arrangements are under the direction of Burns Funeral Home in Yellville, Arkansas 870-499-6621. || DAVIS DAVID WARD 1816 5 17 1904 CALVERT || Last of the Cartigans=David Ward Davis, died at his residence near Haynes, May 17,1904, and was buried May 18 at Calvert Cemetery. Uncle Dave, as he was familiarly known, was from the old dominion stock, born in 1816, when Kentucky was yet an outpost of a westward moving civilization, when men were born to meet the conditions which surrounded their cradle, strong, sturdy, temperate, strenuous, capable of felling forests or building empires, when the law of conquest held away, and men were built in large and expansive moulds. He came to Arkansas with his father's family in 1829, and settled upon his abode until his final summons. The small band of early pioneers who came with him, invited by the rich promise and future of the land, bent their courage and energy towards reclaiming the territory east of the L'anguille river, when it was a far cry to human habitation from its west bank. He leaves behind a vast number of relations, prominent in the developments, but of his immediate family, his near kith and kin, he was the last survivor, the final link, that bound together the past and present generations, the old and the new, the quick and the dead. In his approximate 90 years of Christian life, he journeyed farther and nearer the throne of God than is given the average man in his temple of clay, and far out on life's way, weary of his burden he fell asleep. 5-20-1904 || DAVIS DEE UNK 1904 UNKNOWN || Resolutions of Respect=To the officers and members of Forrest City Lodge No.329, Knights and Ladies of Honor, Whereas our esteemed brother Dee Davis has been taken from our midst. The lodge laments his loss. W.T.Sanders/T.W.McClendon/C.D.Terrell=Committee. 9-2-1904 || DAVIS DONALD W. 1934 1 24 2009 UNKNOWN || Mr. Donald W. Davis, age 75, of Horseshoe Bend and formerly of Memphis, died on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Mr. Davis, the son of Essley Davis and Eunice L. Baker, graduated from Forrest City High School in 1951 and enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he served during the Korean War. He was a member of the Memphis Al Chymia Shrine Temple and retired in 1998 from retail sales and moved to Arkansas. Mr. Davis drove a school bus for the Searcy School District for three years. Mr. Davis is survived by his wife of 54 years Jean S. Davis; a daughter, Donna Miller of Searcy; a sister, Betty Walton of Memphis, and a granddaughter. He was preceded in death by a son, Donald W. Davis Jr., in 1976. Visitation for Mr. Davis will be held Wednesday, Jan. 28, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Memorial Park Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Memorial Park Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Evening Shade.Published: 2009-01-26 || DAVIS ELDON EUGENE 9 12 1923 10 8 2007 MARIANNA MEMORIAL VET-WWII || Mr. Eldon Eugene Davis, age 84, of Forrest City, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2007, at his home. Mr. Davis was born Sept. 12, 1923, in Trenton, Tenn., the son of E.S. Davis and Mary Emma Taylor Davis. He lived in Forrest City since 1976, moving from Marianna. Mr. Davis was a tractor mechanic for Mixon & Webb before he went into business with Key and Davis Brothers. He also worked for Massey Ferguson for 10 years and was a retired agent for Greyhound-Trailways Bus Lines. Mr. Davis was also a veteran of World War II and was a Baptist. Mr. Davis married Marie Key Davis in 1948 and she survives him along with three daughters, Shirley Davis of Columbus, Ga., Cathy Dozier of Hot Springs and Darlene Emery of Collierville, Tenn.; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a grandson, three sisters and six brothers. Visitation for Mr. Davis will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow visitation on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. graveside at Marianna Memorial Park Cemetery in Marianna. on FAGPublished: 2007-10-09 on FAG || DAVIS GAYLAN F. 3 22 1930 2 3 2003 HARRIS CHAPEL CEMETERY || WYNNE -- Gaylan F. Davis, 72, of Wynne died Monday, Feb. 3, 2003 at his residence. Born in Wynne, he was a retired forklift operator. He lived most of his life in Wynne and FORREST CITY and was a member of the First Assembly of God in Wynne. Survivors include his brother, Tommy Davis of Springdale; and three sisters, Lura Lawson and Barbara Humbert, both of Wynne, and Vivian Harris of Jonesboro. He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents, John Jefferson Dvis and Audie Merle Stricklind Davis; two brothers; and one sister. Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. today at Harris Chapel Cemetery in Wynne, with the Revs. Wayne Gore and J.W. Hirons officiating. Kernodle Funeral Home of Wynne is in charge of arrangements. || DAVIS GEORGE E. JR. 2 8 1899 3 10 1908 CITY || 3-13-1908 GEO.E.DAVIS, JR.=Nine year old son of Wynne postmaster dead of ptomaine poisoning-The relatives and dear old time friends of Mrs.Geo.E.Davis, of Wynne, nee Miss Anna Lee Cobb, of this city, many of which have latter known and loved her for her sunny character and womanly charms of head and heart since childhood, were terribly grieved and shocked on Tuesday to learn that her manly little son, age nine years on Feb.8,1908, was stricken ill last Saturday morning and died on Tuesday, Mar.10,1908 at 11 o'clock of ptomaine poisoning. George E.Davis, Jr. was born Feb.8,1899. He was a bright and promising baby boy, the pride of his father and the joy of his mother, the pet of his auntie, and loved by all who knew him. He was their only child. Little George had been in poor health, and never very strong, though better lately than usual. Sometime last year he was afflicted with typhoid fever, and had a severe attack of scarlet fever around November or December of last year, from the effects he had never entirely recovered. Sometime last Friday evening he ate some wafers or snaps, and soon afterwards complained of sickness. The precious remains were prepared and brought here by train Wednesday for burial. Taken to the home of Dr.& Mrs.W.H.Alley until time for the procession was begun on its way to the Forrest City cemetery. Rev.J.K.Farris, of Paragould, Rev.J.D.Sibert, of Wynne, and Rev.Boone L.Wilford of the Methodist church of this city conducted the religious ceremonies before a large concourse of friends and relatives, to include these from Wynne:Mr.& Mrs.E.J.Badinelli, Mr.& Mrs.Dave Hamilton, Prof.& Mrs.W.H.Woodward, Mrs.A.B.Hammet and son, Mrs.O.L.Moore and daughter, Mrs.J.F.Murphy and three children, Mrs.J.L.Hare, Mrs.P.T.Scott, Mr.Ike Block, Mr.J.E.Smith, Mr.J.H.Hammer, Mr.M.W.Cobb, Mr.J.T.Patterson, and Mrs.N.J.Allen and son of Colt, Ark. Mrs.W.H.Alley returned to Lagrange, Texas to visit her daughter Mrs.Leon Brown after the funeral of her nephew, Geo.Davis, Jr. || DAVIS GILBERT 8 31 1912 1 26 2005 FPARK VET-WWII || 6654 Next to Mable Davis-Mr. Gilbert Davis, age 92, of Forrest City, died on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005 at Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis.Mr. Davis, born Aug. 31, 1912, was the son of Marshall Davis and Ada Nichols Davis. He lived in Forrest City for all of his life and was a retired employee of the City of Forrest City. Mr. Davis was also a veteran of World War II and a Baptist.Mr. Davis is survived by one son, Roy Davis of Marion; a brother, Cleveland Davis of Forrest City; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mable Chapman in 1982.Visitation for Mr. Davis will be held tonight, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Chapel of Stevens Funeral Home. Graveside funeral services will be held on Friday, Jan. 28, 2005, at 10 a.m. at Forrest Park Cemetery. || DAVIS GORDON 1 13 1930 10 17 2002 LOST CREEK CEMETERY-KOREAN WAR SGT-USARMY-KOREA || Mr. Gordon Davis, age 72, of Sheridan, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002.Mr. Gordon was born Jan. 13, 1930, in Forrest City, the son of Gordon Davis Sr. and Myrtle Roberts Davis. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served as a sergeant in the Korean War. He was also retired from Westinghouse Electric, Fruehauf, Extra Lease, a 32nd degree Mason, a Shriner and a member of the Little Creek Baptist Church.In 1955 he married Barbara Rhoden and she survives him along with a son, Alex Davis of Sheridan; a daughter, Nancy Paty of Sheridan; two brothers, Wallace Davis of Adrian, Mich., Bobby Davis of Forrest City; two sisters, Gail Jones of Forrest City, Florence Baty of Widener; three grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and friends.Funeral services for Mr. Davis were held Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002, at Little Creek M. B. Church with Rev. Robert Ewing and Rev. Harold Epperson officiating. Burial followed in Lost Creek Cemetery in Sheridan under the direction of Buie Funeral Home of Sheridan.R || DAVIS HELEN ELIZABETH MRS. WHITE 1 23 1913 4 4 2008 FPARK || Mrs. Helen Elizabeth Davis, age 95, of Marion, died Friday, April 4, 2008, at Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis. Mrs. Davis was born Jan. 23, 1913, in Russellville, Ala., the daughter of Frank K. White and Helen Irene Daily White. She was a house mother of the Kappa Delta Sorority at the University of Alabama and was a Baptist . Mrs. Davis married Baker J. Davis and he preceded her in death. She is survived by two sons, James D. Davis of Sun City Center, Fla. and Harold D. Davis of Chattanooga, Tenn., a daughter, Nancy D. Earwood of Marion; 12 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Bettye Blankenship and Mary Jane Pierce. Funeral services for Mrs. Davis were held graveside on Monday, April 7, 2008, at 11 a.m. at Forrest Park Cemetery. The family requests memorials be made to the First Baptist Church, 200 North Missouri Street, West Memphis AR 72301. Friends and family are invited to sign the online guest registry at www.stevensfuneralhome.net.Published: 2008-04-07Forrest City Times Herald || DAVIS ITALENE BEATRICE MRS. 9 6 1915 3 30 1999 MARIANNA MEMORIAL || Italene Beatrice Davis, 83, died Tuesday, March 30, at Crestpark Retirement Inn. She was a resident of Lee County and a retired cashier of West Hornor Motor Company. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by a sister-in-law, Anne Davis of Marianna; a nephew, Jim Davis of Marianna; two other nephews and three nieces. Funeral services were held Friday, April 2, at 10 a.m. at Roller Citizens Chapel with Rev. Butch Phelps officiating. Burial followed at Marianna Memorial Park. Pallbearers were Darren Jones, Jim Fugitt, Steve Cloyd, Eddie Pena, Curtis Ables and Hunter Logan. Arrangements were handled by Roller Citizens Funeral Home. || DAVIS JAMES EDWARD 9 27 1925 6 5 2007 FPARK || Mr. James Edward Davis, age 81, of Madison, died Tuesday, June 5, 2007, at Forrest City Medical Center. Mr. Davis was born Sept. 27, 1925, in Cotton Plant, the son of Noah Davis and Zula Wallace Davis. He made his home in the Forrest City area for most of his life, was a small engine repairman and a member of the Madison Baptist Church. Mr. Davis married Flora Etta Clayborn in 1948 and she survives him along with two daughters, Renee Ricker of Forrest City and Janie Brawner of Wynne; three sons, Wayne Davis of Alma and Earl Davis and David "Turkey" Davis both of Forrest City; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation for Mr. Davis will be held on Wednesday, June 6, 2007, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2007, at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Stevens Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery.Published: 2007-06-06 || DAVIS JULIAN LIEUT. UNK 11 12 1899 FCTIMES LT-ARMY OF THE PHILLIPINES-SPANISH AMERICAN WAR || The death of Lt.Julian Davis is deeply deplored by his comrades and friends of the late Second Arkansas regiment, which now reside in Forrest City and St.Francis County. He was a young man of pronounced military genius and gave promise of a brilliant career. After serving faithfully and conscientiously in the late Spanish-American unpleasantness, he accepted a commission in the provisional army of the Phillipines, where he was killed in a battle last Sunday, Nov.12,1899. The writer is proud of the record of made by this valiant young officer, and glad that we knew him as a friend and gentleman, but in his death we are made to forcibly realize how dearly the victory has been bought. 11-17-1899 || DAVIS LONNIE M. 2 2 1923 1 9 2001 Forest Hills Memorial Park in Alexander USAF || Mr. Lonnie M. Davis, age 78, of Little Rock, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2002.Mr. Davis was born Feb. 2, 1923 in Somerville, Tenn., and was the son of Mack and Mable Edwards Davis. He was raised in St. Francis County, was a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason, a retired Air Force captain, a member of the Oak Forest United Methodist Church, and many clubs and organizations.Mr. Davis was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Raymond Davis, all of Forrest City.He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Mary Louise Davis; one son, Harry Davis; one brother, Thomas Davis of Crystal River, Fla.; one sister, Martha Ann Fox of Little Rock; and one granddaughter.Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at Oak Forest United Methodist Church in Little Rock, with Rev. Jim Foster officiating the service. Burial followed in Forest Hills Memorial Park in Alexander under the direction of Griffin, Leggett, Healey and Roth Funeral home.In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be sent to the Oak Forest United Methodist Church. || DAVIS LORETTA KATHLEEN MRS ROSS 3 7 1936 2 5 2007 FPARK || Mrs. Loretta Kathleen Davis, age 70, of Forrest City, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2007, at St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro. Mrs. Davis was born March 7, 1936, in Harrison, the daughter of Jimmy "Dutch" Ross and Edith Rainbolt Ross. She lived in St. Francis County for most of her life, retired from General Industries in 1989 and was a member of the Forrest City Rotary Club and First Baptist Church. Mrs. Davis married Billy "Shug" Davis in 1952 and he preceded her in death in 1995. She is survived by a son, Kim Cheadom Davis of Forrest City; a daughter, Kathy Stewart of Jonesboro; two brothers, Joe Ross and Thomas Ross both of California; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation for Mrs. Davis will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Stevens Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery. The family requests that memorials be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.Published: 2007-02-06 || DAVIS LUBERTHA MRS McSHAN 7 13 1929 9 11 2003 PARADISE GARDENS CEMETERY || Mrs. Lubertha McShan Davis, age 74, of Jonesboro and formerly of Madison, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2003, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.Mrs. Davis was born July 13, 1929 in Boliver, Tenn., the daughter of Henry McShan and Ruby Willberry McShan. She is survived by eight daughters, Annie Smith and Velma Davis both of Jonesboro, Lillie Barton of Palestine, Gussie Fort of Virginia Beach, Va., Debra Davis of South Bend, Ind., Ozzie Driver of East Chicago, Ind., Gloria McKissick of Flint, Mich. and Rosie Towsend of Danville, Ill.; three sons, Walter Davis of Milton, Fla., Sammy Davis of Brickeys, Albert Davis of Ft. Pierce, Fla. She is also survived by three sisters, Dessie Bobo of Round Pond, Henretta Wells of Detroit, Mich. and Margaratt Hilldapale of Milwaukee, Wis.; a brother, Robert McShan of Round Pond; 42 grandchildren; 96 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.Visitation for Mrs. Davis will be held on Friday, Sept. 19, 2003, from 12 to 5 p.m. in the Chapel of Woodhouse Mortuary. A wake will follow from 6 to 7 p.m. at Woodhouse. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2003, at 11 a.m., at the Williams Temple Church of God in Christ in Palestine, with Rev. Clarence Wyatt Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Paradise Garden Cemetery. || DAVIS MABLE RAE MRS 1920 6 4 2007 AKINS || WYNNE -- Mrs. Mable Rae Davis, 87, of WYNNE died Monday, June 4, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She is survived by her daughters, Glenda Grafton and husband Thomas B. of Vanndale and Belinda Fronabarger and husband Gary of WYNNE; sisters, Doris Hare of WYNNE and June Sanders and Carolyn Lewis, both of Memphis; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be today at 10 a.m. at Kernodle Funeral Home with burial in Akins Cemetery at Vanndale || DAVIS MARY ETTA MRS. SPRIGGS Unk 12 10 UNK PILGRIM || Mary Etta Spriggs Davis died Thursday, December 10, in Jewish Hosptial in Louisville, KY. She was a former resident of Marianna. She is survived by a granddaughter, Jan Davis Blair, and a great-granddaughter, Celina Blair, both of Toledo. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 19, at 11 a.m. at Paradise M.B. Church in Marianna. Eastern Star Services will follow the eulogy. Burial will follow at Pilgrim Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, December 18, from 6-7 p.m. at Kennedy Funeral Home in Marianna. Arrangements are being handled by Kennedy Funeral Home. || DAVIS MATTIE C. MS 7 15 1860 7 2 1928 CITY || Davis, Mattie Ms.- Miss Mattie Davis, age 67 years 11 months and 17 days, died at the home of her sister, Mrs.W.L.Beazley, at Earle, on Monday, July 2, 1928. Miss Davis was the eldest child of Thomas R. and Mrs.Anna Davis, who came here from Tennessee at the close of the Civil War, and located where the old home now stands, two miles southwest of town. Miss Davis was one of those rare characters whose life was a beautiful one because of the love and loyalty to members of her family and friends. She had a deep and abiding love for her parents and sisters and brothers. Her life was one of devotism and service. Miss Davis was a member of one of the older families of the community, and was a member of the Methodist Church practically all of her life. Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church at Earle, with interment in City Cemetery. The immediate surviving relatives are:one sister, Mrs.W.L.Beazley, of Earle:one brother, Winfield Davis, of this city. Pallbearers were Ed Bonner, Joe Campbell, Ed Berry, Oscar Lambert, James F. Wolfe, J.W.Beazley. There were many floral tributes. FC CITY CEMETERY || DAVIS MURRAY UNK 11 4 1899 FCTIMES |