Thursday, April 14, 2011

Anne "Lorene" Davis, 88, of Eagle Rock, passed away Friday, April 8, 2011, near Eagle Rock.

She was born July 26, 1922, in Barry County, the daughter of Thomas and Viola (McNabb) Burnette. On July 1, 1939, in Cassville, she was united in marriage to Lawrence Davis, who preceded her in death on May 2, 2004. Also preceding her in death were her parents; four brothers, Eugene, Gaylord, Verle and Brice Burnette; and one sister, Maxine Blythe.

Survivors include: two sons, Randy Davis and his wife, Rhoda, of Wheelerville, and Bobbie Davis and his wife, Chris, of Hayward, Calif.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She received her education at Washburn. Soon after their marriage, she and Lawrence moved to California and remained there 37 years. In 1975, they returned to Missouri and resided in Eagle Rock until 1994. in 2009, Lorene returned to Eagle Rock to make her home. She attended Roaring River Baptist Church at Eagle Rock.

Graveside services were held Monday at Munsey Cemetery, Eagle Rock, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Rev. John Henry conducted the services.

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