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Elsie Davis

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Elsie Mae Davis, 94, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008, at the Lutheran Home.

She was born Nov. 19, 1913, in Fanning County, Texas, daughter of Martin and Elizabeth Littrell Carter. She and W.E. Davis were married July 4, 1939. He died in 1992.

Davis was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church, worked at the county clerk's office in Cape Girardeau, was on the Salvation Army board, worked at "Work Again Project" at Southeast Missouri State University, was in Order of Eastern Star and was an avid gardener. The family wishes people would plant a flower in her honor.

Survivors include a son, Phil Davis and wife Patty of Cape Girardeau; a son-in-law, Fred Kohler of Denver; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son, a daughter, two brothers and four sisters.

Private service will be held at a later date.

Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.