Jonathan William Davis, son of Joshua and Mary Elizabeth Davis, was born April 6, 1851, at Chestnut Mound, Tenn. He departed this life May 15, 1934, at his home south of Gage at the age of 83 years, 1 month and 9 days.
He was united in marriage to Luetta Florence Eatherly, December 25, 1870, and to this union ten children were born, five of whom have preceded him in death. His wife died on March 26, 1933.
Mr. Davis was converted and united with the Baptist church. He leaves to mourn his death five children: Joshua Davis, May, Okla., Walter Davis Shattuck, Okla.; Arnold Davis, Gage, Okla.; Emanuel Davis, Friona, Texas and Mrs. Kate Skulley, Booker, Tex; two sisters, thirteen grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and a number of other relatives and a host of friends.
Card of Thanks
We take this means to express our sincere gratitude to our dear friends and for their help and many acts of kindness during the illness and the death of our dear Father and grandfather. May each one of them be blessed with such help when they come to this hour of distress.
The Davis family.
Obits from old newspapers submitted by: John A. Rider
Transcribed by: Linda Fox - Ellis County Historical Society
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