Mollie Davis

Tuesday, August 20, 2002

JONESBORO, Ill. -- Mollie Ellen Davis, 89, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born March 22, 1913, in Red Town, Ill. She first married William Burton, who preceded her in death. She later married Robert Davis, who also preceded her in death.

Survivors include seven sons, Robert Burton of Hodges Park, Ill., William Burton of Jackson, Tenn., Jacob Burton of Mounds, Ill., Ronald Burton of Cape Girardeau, Tony Burton of Jaco City, Ill., Paul Burton of Olive Branch, Ill., David Burton of Tamms, Ill.; five daughters, Ruth Ashworth and Viola Sisco of Unity, Tenn., Edna Rambeau of Gorham, Ill., Lela Davis of Alto Pass, Ill., Cora Davis of Anna, Ill.; a sister, Thelma Johnson of DuQuoin, Ill.; 62 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by five sons.

Friends may call at Hileman and Parr Funeral Home in Jonesboro from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Fayville Cemetery near Olive Branch.