Obituaries

Obituaries

Wilma D. Davis 1920 - 2006

Services for Wilma D. Davis, 85, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.Mrs. Davis died Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Sept. 10, 1920, in Lawrence, the daughter of Perry Leroy and Katherine Carter Hicks. She was a lifelong Lawrence resident and graduated from Liberty Memorial High School in 1938. Mrs. Davis was a homemaker. She was a member of North Lawrence Christian Church and its Women's Group. She married Walter Raymond Davis on June 17, 1939, in Lawrence. He died Sept. 4, 1998.A grandson also died earlier.Survivors include two sons, Walter R. Davis Jr., Lenexa, and William L. Davis, Topeka; two daughters, Peggy L. Leslie and Linda S. Champion, both of Lawrence; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until the service hour Friday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.The family suggests memorials to the church, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.