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Leona Viola Beck Davis
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Birth: Nov. 24, 1907
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 1974

Leona was born on the Beck family farm just outside of Runnells, Iowa. Her parents were Fred Lake and Hazel Bertha Morey Beck.

Leona first married Benner Virgil Graham on Nov. 26, 1925. Together they had two sons, Benner Eugene and Donald Ray. Their son Gene died in 1945 leaving a son that was born posthumously. Benner and Leona adopted Gene's son, Norman.

Following Benner Virgil's death Leona married Heber Davis. Heber adopted Leona's child Norman.

Leona died in Des Moines, IA of lung cancer. Her name appears on each of her husband's markers. She is actually buried with her 2nd husband, Heber.
Family links: 
  Fred Lake Beck (1884 - 1968)
  Hazel Bertha Morey Beck (1890 - 1967)
  Benner Virgil Graham (1905 - 1949)
  Heber W Davis (1918 - 1986)
  Benner Eugene Graham (1927 - 1945)*
  Donald Ray Graham (1929 - 2010)*
  Leona Viola Beck Davis (1907 - 1974)
  Mary A Beck Martin (1912 - 2004)*
  Glenn William Beck (1918 - 2000)*
*Calculated relationship
Mitchellville Cemetery
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Dawna Westbrook
Record added: Oct 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43473669
Leona Viola <i>Beck</i> Davis
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Leona Viola <i>Beck</i> Davis
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- Joseph Wilby
 Added: Sep. 11, 2013
Miss you grandma.
- Dawna Westbrook
 Added: May. 12, 2013

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