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 Crill Elizabeth “Lady” <I>Davis</I> Brandt

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Crill Elizabeth “Lady” Davis Brandt

  • Birth 19 Dec 1926 Chipley, Washington County, Florida, USA
  • Death 27 Mar 2011 Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial West Point, Orange County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 67668534

Crill Elizabeth (Davis) Brandt of Upper Arlington, OH formerly of Satellite Beach, FL and Panama City, FL. She was the daughter of Joel and Annie Liza (Chesnut) Davis, one of 9 children. She married Lt. Schuyler Buell (Dod) Brandt when he was stationed at Tyndall AFB, FL after he graduated from the USMA at West Point. They settled in Florida when Dod was at NASA. Suviving are daughters, Rita Hopkins of Upper Arlington, Bonnie (Gene) Masten of Tacoma, WA and Marjorie (Ross) Luce of Melbourne, FL; grandchildren, Kelly Hopkins and Patrick Emond and great-granddaughter, Courtney Emond. At her express request, there will be no memorial service. Her ashes will be placed with her beloved "Dod's" at the United States Military Academy, West Point on June 23, 2011. Published in FLORIDA TODAY on March 30, 2011

Crill was the youngest of 9 children born to Joel Oscar Davis & Annie Liza Chesnut. She supported her country during WWII as a "Rosie the Riveter." She met and married the love of her life, Lt. Schuyler Buell Brandt at Tyndall AFB, FL. Crill relished her life as a military officer's wife, volunteering as a Gray Lady in military hospitals and participating in charity events with the Officers' Wives' Club and the West Point Society. She was an extraordinary cook and baker; she excelled in sewing, canning, and gardening. Crill was a strong willed, deeply religious woman whose life was profoundly marked by her love of the US military and Southern charm, hospitality, and pride. She truly lived her nickname, "Lady."

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Gravesite Details Crill's birth year was 1927, although some official records show 1926.





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  • Find A Grave Memorial 67668534
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Crill Elizabeth “Lady” Davis Brandt (19 Dec 1926–27 Mar 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67668534, citing United States Military Academy Post Cemetery, West Point, Orange County, New York, USA ; Maintained by MarnieBL (contributor 47796653) .