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Josephine "Jo" Wylie Davis
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Birth: Jun. 9, 1916
Montague County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 26, 2008
Amarillo
Potter County
Texas, USA

Josephine Davis died Friday, September 26, 2008 at her residence at Harrington Assisted Living in Amarillo.

Services were held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, September 29, 2008 at the First United Methodist Church Chapel in Floydada. Rev. Les Hall officiated. Burial followed at the Floyd County Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Moore - Rose Funeral Home of Floydada.

Josephine was born in Forestburg, Montague County, Texas, June 9, 1916 to Lizzie and J.F. Wylie. She was married 58 years to William Lawrence Davis. She lived most of her life in Floydada until moving to Amarillo in 2000. Jo was a homemaker, Eastern Star 50 year lifelong member and a member of First United Methodist Church of Floydada. She had a passion for traveling with Lawrence, and they visited all 50 states except Florida

Preceded in death by husband Lawrence, son, Norman Davis and his wife, Betty, 4 sisters and 3 brothers.

Survivors include one daughter, Lana Dempsey and husband, Bob of Amarillo; granddaughters Shayla Ally and husband, Eric of Frisco, Eden Gunzinger and husband, Kurt of Amarillo, and Lindsey Wing and husband, Brandon of Humble; grandson Tony Davis and wife, Christina of Lubbock; seven great-grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews.

The family expresses sincere appreciation to staff at Harrington for the past nine months, Dr. Larry Griffith and special cousins, Henry and Betty Davis of Amarillo.

A memorial in her honor will be placed in the Park Place Towers Retirement Center.

 
 
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 Parents:
  James Franklin Wylie (1884 - 1939)
  Elizabeth M Burns Wylie (1883 - 1975)
 
 Spouse:
  William Lawrence Davis (1906 - 1992)*
 
 Children:
  Norman E. Davis (1939 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Cleta Mae Wylie Buck (1905 - 1974)*
  Mary O. Wylie Emery (1911 - 1985)*
  Joe Clinton Wylie (1912 - 1962)*
  Odessa Wylie Graves (1914 - 1999)*
  Josephine Wylie Davis (1916 - 2008)
  Franklin W. Wylie (1918 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Floyd County Memorial Park
Floydada
Floyd County
Texas, USA
Plot: Garden 1, Block 138, Lot 7
 
Created by: Janice Williams Langley
Record added: Oct 03, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30285104
Josephine Jo <i>Wylie</i> Davis
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