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Hugh Mitchell Davis (Pierce)
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1890
Gainesville
Hall County
Georgia, USA
Death: Sep. 6, 1962
Newton County
Missouri, USA

son of Bartow Pierce (1855-1936) & Mary Caroline Chandler (1862-1890)

m1: Ruby Lorine Wolfenbarger (1902-1935) on 24 Dece 1919 at Neosho, Newton Co, MO.; divorced
m2: Letha Quill (1905-1973)

children of Hugh & Ruby:
Delphine Davis (Pierce)Pattay
Jesebel Davis (Pierce) Gallegos

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Funeral services for Hugh Mitchell Davis, 72 years old, were held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Seneca Baptist Church, with Rev. Leland May, pastor of the church, assisted by Rev. Otis Beaty, of Fairview officiating. Burial was in Seneca Cemetery.

Mr. Davis, who resided three miles east of Seneca, died Thursday afternoon Sept. 6th in Freeman Hospital, where he had been a patient five days.

Born June 2, 1890 in Georgia, Mr. Davis was employed as rural mail carrier for the Seneca post office from 1918 to 1955. He was a veteran of World War I and a member of Seneca Baptist Church. He served as church clerk for a number of years and was also a member of the Board of Trustees for approximately 15 years.

Mr. Davis is survived by his widow, Mrs. Letha Davis; two daughters, Mrs. Delphene Pattay of Lake Tahoe, Calif., and Mrs. Jesebel Gallegos, Fresno, Calif. Pallbearers were Claude Cooper, Blaine Burkhart, Oren Morgan, H.N. Harrison, W.G. Boehning and Lester Mailes.
(Obit provided by Judie)
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 Parents:
  Bartow Pierce (1855 - 1936)
 
 Spouse:
  Letha Quilla Davis (1905 - 1973)
 
 Siblings:
  Anna H. Pierce Wilkins (1884 - 1928)*
  Charles Pierce (1886 - 1918)*
  Hugh Mitchell Davis (Pierce) (1890 - 1962)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Pvt Co B Development BN, WW I
 
Burial:
Seneca Cemetery
Seneca
Newton County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Area A West
 
Maintained by: Laura Plummer Ranville
Originally Created by: Kim Slayton (inactive)
Record added: May 15, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5451063
Hugh Mitchell Davis (Pierce)
Added by: Judie
 
Hugh Mitchell Davis (Pierce)
Added by: Judie
 
Hugh Mitchell Davis (Pierce)
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Added by: Judie
 
 
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- rosie mcnaughton
 Added: Sep. 22, 2013

- zeke
 Added: Aug. 5, 2011
 
 
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