Nena Avis Davis a lifetime Baker County resident died Friday, April, 19th at her home in Baker City. She was 69 years old.
It was Mrs. Davis request to have graveside services. Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Davis were conducted on Wednesday, April 24th at 10:00 a.m. in the Haines Cemetery in Haines. Interment followed. Officiating at the service was the Rev. Jerry McConnell of the Church of the Nazarene of Baker City. Friends called for visitation on Monday and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. in the Pioneer Chapel of Gray’s West and Co. in Baker City.
Mrs. Davis was born March 16, 1922 in Rock Creek the daughter of John and Hattie Yankey. She spent her childhood and attended schools in Haines.
She was a graduate of Haines High School, Class of 1940. On October 17, 1950 she was united in marriage to Gene Davis in Baker City.
Mrs. Davis worked as a waitress and bartender. She had worked a number of years at the Baker Hotel. She enjoyed sewing, playing the piano and writing music.
She is survived by her two daughters M. Donna Miller of Prineville, Or., and Mela-Dee Gilbert of Baker City, as well as four grandchildren, Raimie, Tony, Doug and T.J., as well as several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and two brothers,. Keith and Jack and two sisters Neva and Mona.
Gray’s West and Co. Pioneer Chapel of Baker City is in charge of arrangements.
The Record Courier, Baker City, OR, Thursday, 25 Apr 1991
Contributed by: Robert Bull