|Birth: ||Nov. 21, 1893|
|Death: ||Oct. 31, 1952|
daughter of Turner McDowell and Annie Beckley
Fincastle Herald November 6, 1952
Mrs Emily McDowell Davis, 58, died unexpectedly at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C. Friday night October 31. A native of Fincastle, a daughter of the late Mr and Mrs Turner McDowell, news of her death came as a shock to her may friends here in her native home.
She was the widow of J Paxton Davis, also a native of Botetourt. She was here to attend the funeral of her brother, Stuart McDowell, October 25. She was a prominent church and civic leader in her adopted home, and a member of the Board of Trustees of Converse College.
She is survived by a son, J Paxton Davis, Jr., and a daughter, Mrs George Rigby both of Winston-Salem; and a brother, Turner McDowell, Glen Falls, N.Y.
Funeral services were held at the First Presbyterian Church in Winston-Salem, Sunday afternoon, and graveside services and burial were in the Godwin Cemetery here Monday at 2:00 p.m.
Turner McDowell (1866 - 1939)
Annie Beckley McDowell (1869 - 1944)
James Paxton Davis (1886 - 1951)*
James Paxton Davis (1925 - 1994)*
Lila Beckley Davis (1930 - 1932)*
Emily Beckley McDowell Davis (1893 - 1952)
James McDowell (1897 - 1950)*
Stuart N McDowell (1903 - 1952)*
wife of James Paxton Davis
Created by: Karen
Record added: Dec 14, 2010
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