Della F. Davis

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Della F. Davis, 78, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, in Lacoba Nursing Home, Monett.

She was born June 5, 1935, in Southwest City, the daughter of Cicero and Sylvia (Wells) Henderson. On July 4, 1955, she was united in marriage to Walter Davis, who survives.

Additional survivors include: one son, Walter Blayne Davis, of Riverside, Calif.; two daughters, Brenda Davis, of Cassville, and Debra Lynn McGuire, of Clovis, Calif.; one brother, Ross Henderson, of Pleasant Hill; two sisters, Lottie Duncan, of Granby, and Eula Henderson, of Cassville; and one granddaughter.

Preceding her in death were her parents and one brother, Benjamin Henderson.

She was a graduate of Noel High School. She worked as a telephone operator for a short time at Pea Ridge, Ark., before she was married and then as a homemaker for 32 years, while she resided in California with her family. She moved back to Missouri in 1989 with her husband.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time on Monday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.