David David obit - 25 Jan 1957
David Davis, 85, Dies Here Today David Bee Davis, 85, a reTTrcd farmer who lived at 409 North Ninth street, died at 3 a. m. today in the Setzekorn Nursing Home in Mt. Vernon. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p. m. in the Salem church near Keenes. Rev. Lester Breeze and Rev. Bob Bundy will be in charge of the funeral. Mr. Davis was born in Wayne County on May 20, 1871, the son of Squire and Jane (Flint) Davis. His wife Sarah Elizabeth Shrum preceded him in death in 1940. Burial will be in Salem cemetery and the body will He in state at the Richardson chapel in Wayne City after 10 a. m. Saturday. Mr. Dnvis is survived by two sons, Alfred Davis, of Bluford, and Cooper Davis, of Wayne City; three daughters, Mrs. Earl Sanders, Sanders, Wayne City, Mrs. Oliver] Johnson, Bluford, and Mrs. Ellis Rand, of New York City. He is also survived by ten grand children and 15 great-grandchil dren.