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Bradford Grady Davis
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1902
Clay County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Aug. 18, 1933
Clay County
Mississippi, USA

Printed in the Times Post, Houston, Mississippi dated Aug. 24, 1933.
Bolt Kills Man Using Bridge For Refuge
A bridge, under which he had gone to escape a heavy downpour proved no refuge from lighting for Grady Davis, 31, Montpelier citizen. His body was found under a small span one mile west of Griffith Friday night.
Dr. R. S. Deanes, who examined the body, expressed no doubt that Davis, who had recently been employed in hauling gravel on the Montpelier road, met his death by lighting. A burn was discovered on the back of his neck, his skin was shinged down to his waistline and from his right knee to his foot and down his left leg. A brass belt buckle was melted at the top, and the impression of the buckle printed on his stomach.
Herbert Davis, a brother passed him one mile west of the scene at 5:30 o'clock Friday afternoon. Several persons reported seeing the gravel truck of Davis near the bridge with motor running, but thought someone was having difficulties and went to their way. The truck had no cabin. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at Palestine Methodist Church. Davis was a member of the Masonic Lodge at Montpelier. He was unmarried.
He is survied by his father, J. C. Davis; five sisters, Misses Flossie, Katie, and Lucille Davis, Mrs. D. W. Cliett, and Mrs. J. B. Cliett, of Montpelier; Henry Clay and Walter Simmons of Montpelier, uncles. and Mrs. John Davis of Pheba, Miss. his aunt. 
Palestine Cemetery
Clay County
Mississippi, USA
Created by: William G. Latham Jr.
Record added: Jul 19, 2008
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Bradford Grady Davis
Added by: William G. Latham Jr.
Bradford Grady Davis
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