|Birth: ||Feb. 21, 1880|
|Death: ||Jun. 19, 1940|
Heart Attack Fatal To Oscar Davis
Services For Popular Farmer Held Friday At Methodist Church
The community was shocked Wednesday when news was spread that Oscar Davis had passed away in his home northeast of town. Apparently well Mr. Davis had gone about his daily tasks and was in town only that morning. Mrs. Davis was alone with him at the time and summoned help at once, but his physician found that death came instantly. Mr. Davis was one of those citizens who was respected by all who knew him and his friends were counted by his acquaintances. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at the Methodist church with Reverend Milo W. Rose reading the last rites.
A flower banked chancel rail formed a background for the casket that bore all that remained mortal of a man who meant much to family and friends. Music was furnished by Mesdames D. C. Harvey, L. A. Grimm Messrs G. L. Dimick and Fay Hatch, with Mrs. O. E. Walker at the piano. The songs were No Night There, Crossing the Bar and Abide With Me.
Pall bearers were relatives of the deceased, Elviro [sic] Carpenter, Bert Anderson, Ernest Anderson, Murl Anderson, Oscar York, and Howard Jones.
Oscar William Davis was born in Hildreth, Franklin County, Nebraska, February 21, 1880. On June 19, 1940 he passed away at his home north of Wauneta at the age of 60 years 3 months and 28 days. His death being caused by heart failure.
He was united in marriage to Emma Lucretia Carpenter, February 19, 1901. To this union were born two sons, Clair Henry and Cletis Albert both of Wauneta.
At the age of 16 years he joined the Methodist church at Hildreth, Nebraska and at the time of his death was a member of the Methodist church at Wauneta, Nebraska and always lived the life of a true Christian.
He joined the Masonic Lodge in 1902 and was a just and upright Mason.
He leaves to mourn his loss, his wife, two sons and their wives, one granddaughter, Esta LaVon Davis, two sisters, Mrs. Frank York, Alliance, Nebraska and Mrs. Arthur Carpenter, Hildreth, Nebraska; one half brother, Elviro Carpenter, Wauneta; Two step sisters Mrs. Ernest Anderson and Mrs. Bert Anderson, Hildreth and one step brother Bert Carpenter, Oxford, Nebraska and many other relatives and friends.
Andrew A. Davis (1858 - 1893)
Martha Elizabeth Putnam Davis Carpenter (1859 - 1922)
Emma Lucretia Carpenter Davis (1881 - 1947)
Clair Henry Davis (1904 - 1981)*
Cletis Albert Davis (1914 - 1986)*
Maude Jane Davis Carpenter (1878 - 1926)*
Oscar William Davis (1880 - 1940)
Cora Ann Davis York (1882 - 1953)*
Lillie Mae Davis Carpenter (1884 - 1959)*
Elvaro Madison Carpenter (1895 - 1947)**
Plot: Lot 2 Block 83
Created by: Beverly Davis Valcovic
Record added: Sep 01, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5048686