|Birth: ||Jul. 26, 1922|
|Death: ||Apr. 27, 2012|
Vera D. Davis, 89, of Newton, KS
died Friday, April 27, 2012 at Kansas
Christian Home in Newton, KS. She was
She was born on July 26, 1922 in Erick,
Oklahoma to Earl Lawrence and Lena Mae
(Floyd) McDowell. On September 7, 1941
she married Wayman Phillip Flowers in
Long Beach, CA. He preceded her in death
on November 26, 1970 in McLean, TX.
On March 9, 1972 she married J.L. Allen
in McLean, TX. They moved to Newton,
KS to help with her son-in-law and daughter's airplane ferrying business at the Newton Airport. He died in a truck accident in 1977 on his way to the airport. Vera then moved back to Erick, OK to care for her parents.
She married Mart R. Davis (Pete) on May 25, 1979 in Sayre,
OK and later moved back to Erick where they lived until Pete's death in 2001. She relocated back to Newton, KS. to live with her daughter and son in law Joan and David (Mac) McCorkle in October of 2002.
Vera was an active member of the First Christian Church DOC
in Newton where she served as a board member at large, deacon emeritus, a member of the Fellowship Sunday School Class and was in charge of the women's welcome center. Vera also was a member of CWF Lydia Group. She was known as "Grammy" and "GIGI" by her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a voracious and constant reader and loved working cross word puzzles.
Vera was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Kenneth and Lawrence McDowell, sister Jean Turner and a daughter Phyllis Flowers Dawson.
She is survived by one son, Phillip Flowers (Karen) of Dickinson, TX. one daughter, Joan (David) McCorkle of Newton, KS, two step daughters Barbara Davis Hardin of Amarillo, TX and Shirley Davis Robison of Sayre, OK. One sister Bonnie Dunlap of Nicholasville, KY, eight grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be on Friday May 4, 2012 at the Fatheree-Albert Funeral Home in Erick, OK. Funeral services will be at 2:00 P.M.Saturday, May 5, 2012 at First Christian Church in Erick, Oklahomawith Bro. Charlie Floyd officiating. Burial will f ollow in the Erick
Cemetery under the direction of Fatheree-Albert Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to the First Christian Church or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice both in care of Petersen Funeral Home Newton, Kansas. Myers
Wayman Phillip Flowers (1918 - 1970)
Maintained by: Carol Lynds
Originally Created by: Clarence Wayne Pigg
Record added: May 01, 2012
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