Friday, August 17, 2007

Doyle W. Davis, 91, of Monett, passed away Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, at his home. He was born April 12, 1916, in Monett, the son of the late Clyde and Julia Bayless Davis. He married Christine Morlan Davis in May of 1937, in Monett and she survives.

He was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church of Purdy.

Additional survivors include: one daughter, Robbanell Brumley and her husband, Al, of Monett; one son, SFC Don Davis and his wife, Ronda, of Ft. Leonard Wood; one sister, Edna Eckman, of Springfield; one stepbrother, Senator Emory Melton, of Cassville; two granddaughters; and one great grandson.

He was preceded in death by one son, Vedes Davis, and twin infant sons, Larry and Jarry.

Funeral services were held on Saturday at Buchanan Funeral Chapel in Monett with Rev. Russell Neill and Rev. Arnold Ray Evans officiating. Interment was at Bethel Cemetery.