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Obituaries

Obituaries

Helen Jane Whitlock Davis 1913 - 2009 Lawrence

Memorial services for Helen Jane Whitlock Davis, 96, Lawrence, formerly of Neodesha, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be in Neodesha Cemetery at a later date, under the direction of Loran Fawcett Funeral Home, Neodesha.
Mrs. Davis died Thursday, July 23, 2009, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar.
She was born on April 2, 1913, in McFarland, the daughter of Wilbur Simpson and Hulda Clements Whitlock.
Mrs. Davis and her husband were lifelong residents of Wilson County. She was an accomplished seamstress.
She married Cecil Wayne Davis on Dec. 23, 1933, in Melvern. He died on Dec. 25, 1996.
She also was preceded in death by her parents, two younger sisters and a brother.
Survivors include a son, John C. Davis and wife Jo Anne DeGraffenreid, Baldwin City; two grandsons, Eric Whitlock Davis and Kurt Wiley Davis; a stepgrandson, Thomas Kellogg; a niece; and two nephews.
The family suggests memorials to Heart of America Hospice, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain .com, subject: Davis.