Marie L. Davis

Marie L. Davis Abilene, Kansas

Marie L. Davis

77, passed away Monday, August 26th, in Abilene. She was born February 26, 1936 in Waterville, Kansas, the daughter of George H. Sr.and Nina S. (Lacy) Whitesell. Growing up in Frankfort, Kansas, she attended local schools. On March 3, 1955, she was married to Jerry J. Davis Sr. in Manhattan and moving to Abilene to own and operate Jerry’s I.G.A. She had also owned and operated the Alamo Saloon in Old Abilene Town, was a checker at Boogaart’s Grocery and was a C.N.A. at Abilene Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Kimberly K. Davis, a sister Jean Fairchild, and three brothers, George Jr., Bob and Melvin Whitesell.

Survived by: 3 Daughters Denise McCullough Des Moines, Iowa
Debbie (Tim) Lytle Abilene
Shayla (Dave) Mohr Abilene
2 Sons Dennis Davis Salina
Jerry Davis Jr. Abilene
Sister Helen Warnica Frankfort
Brother Wayne (Donna) Whitesell Blue Rapids
10 Grandchildren
10 Great-grandchildren

Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M. Friday, August 30th, at the Abilene First United Methodist Church. Interment will follow in the Abilene Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5:30 to 6:30 P.M. Thursday, August 29th, at the Danner Funeral Home. The family suggests memorial contributions in her name be given to the Marie L. Davis Memorial Fund. They may be left at the church the day of the service or left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.

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