Wilma D. Davis, 86, of Hood River, a former Northeastern Oregon resident, died Jan. 4, 2005.
The family will gather later for burial of her ashes.
Wilma was born on April 20, 1918, at Prairie City to Alma Davis and Annie Merle Dalton Davis. She grew up and attended school at Prairie City. She later lived in the Hood River area.
Wilma’s dad and his family came from Kansas across the Oregon Trail when he was 5 years old.
She is remembered by her family as a very compassionate person who always had a ready smile.
Survivors include her brothers, Leslie Davis, and her niece, Cheryl Davis of Baker City, Gene Davis and his wife, Georgine of Sparks, Nev., Wayne Davis and his wife, Barbara, of Redding, Calif.; a niece, Barbara Henshaw Parker, and family of Portland; nieces, nephews and cousins from Seattle to New York City, Redding, Calif., to Alabama, including David Davis of Baker City.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Forest Davis Henry Davis and infant brother, Virgil Davis; and her sister, Ellen Davis Henshaw.
In lieu of flowers and contributions, the family suggests planting flowers in memory of your loved ones. Her brother, Leslie, and his family have planted several rose bushes in memory of family members and they now have a beautiful rose garden.
Coles Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, January 7, 2005
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor