|Birth: ||Oct. 11, 1879|
|Death: ||Apr. 29, 1960|
Gordon is a son of Sommers Hall and Harriett (Pearce) Davis. He married Josie Piskulla in 1903, they have seven children: Berniece, Dick, Betty, Norman, Hetty, Beatrice (b&d 1920) and George, the last two were twins. Josie died in 1920, George was given to the Sterling family to raise. They later adopted him and renamed him James.
Gordon Sommers Davis, 80, of 3095 North Twenty-seventh, Kansas City, Kansas, died yesterday at Bethany hospital where he had been a patient a week. He was born in Burlington, Kansas, and had been a resident of Kansas City, Kansas sixty years. Mr. Davis retired in 1957 after working six years as a stationary engineer at the Rockhill Manor apartments, 4235 Locust. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs Berniece Cheyney, 1837½ North Fourteenth; Mrs Betty Brewer, 45 South Mill, and Mrs Hetty Abrew, Lampang, Thailand; two sons: Richard Davis, Jackson, Mississippi and Norman Davis, Higginsville, Missouri; eleven grandchildren; and twenty-seven great-grandchildren. Services will be at 1:30 o'clock Monday at the Warnick-Eads chapel. Burial will be in Chapel Hill cemetery.
Source: KC Times
Sommers Hall Davis (1838 - 1908)
Harriett Pearce Davis (1845 - 1928)
Josephine Xavier Piskulla Davis (1881 - 1920)
Berniece Catherine Davis Cheyney (1904 - 1992)*
Richard Sommers Davis (1906 - 1982)*
Elizabeth Ann Davis Brewer (1908 - 1997)*
Norman Gordon Davis (1910 - 2000)*
Henrietta Louise Theodora Davis Abrew (1912 - 1998)*
Beatrice [nmn] Davis (1920 - 1920)*
James Roy Sterling (1920 - 2004)*
Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Plot: Garden of Devotion, 59D, space 4
Created by: SMG
Record added: Mar 21, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13690005
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