Margaret E. Davis

Friday, September 2, 2016

Margaret E. Davis, 91, Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. Margaret was born on Nov. 24, 1924, in Nevada, to Frederick Francis and Bina (Burris) Jones. On Jan. 19, 1952, she was united in marriage to Clyde E. Davis, in Henrietta, Texas, and he preceded her in death in 1995.

Margaret was raised in Nevada and attended Nevada schools. She was a member of the First Christian Church. Margaret was a homemaker. She loved her garden and spending time with her family. Margaret also loved driving her 1993 red Camaro around town.

Survivors include her one son, Lynn Davis and his wife, Vicki, Nevada; one daughter, Rowann Bastow, Nevada; six grandchildren, Melissa Campbell and her husband Jarrod, Ed Davis and his wife Amy, Melinda Buckley and her husband Arthur, Nikki Davis, Rodney Bastow and his wife Leona, and Jamie Williams and her fiancÚ Tony Collins; 10 great-grandchildren; her twin sister, Eleanor Allen, Conroe, Texas; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Clyde, she was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Albert Jones, Luther Jones, and an infant brother, Lloyd; and one sister, Louise Munkers.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada. Interment will follow in the Fort Scott National Cemetery in Fort Scott, Kan. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m., prior to the service at Ferry Funeral Home.

Contributions may be made in her memory to the Vernon County Cancer Relief in care of Ferry Funeral Home, 301 S. Washington, Nevada.

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