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Obituaries

Obituaries

Norma Jean Davis 1934 - 2008 Lawrence

A memorial service for Norma Jean Davis, 73, Lawrence, will be Saturday, April 12, in Bixby, Okla. Mrs. Davis died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008, at Kindred Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., after a battle with cancer. She was born May 5, 1934, in Versailles, Ky., the daughter of James and Nancy Deeringer. She moved to Lawrence in 2001 to live with her son, Richard.Mrs. Davis worked at various laundries and at Borden's Cafeteria in Tulsa, Okla. She married Harold E. Davis on Aug. 9, 1950. He preceded her in death.Mrs. Davis also was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters. Survivors include a brother, James L. Deeringer Sr., Austin, Texas; three sons, Harold D. Davis and wife Mary, Oceanside, Calif., Danny R. Davis and wife Joyce, Bixby, Okla., and Richard M. Davis, Lawrence; six grandchildren, Christina Lopez, Charity Mello, Jeremiah and Jason Davis, Jennifer Dunn and Amy Cornwell; 13 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; David Davis, Michelle Seago, Gary Davis and many other family friends.The family suggests memorials to The Nature Conservancy or a local Humane Society. Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.kccremation.com">www.kccremation.com</a>.