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Davis - Anna Crowder Merryman


Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review, August 12, 1974

COVINGTON – Mrs. Anna Davis, 58, of Covington, former matron of the Fountain County Home, died Saturday in St. Elizabeth Hospital at Danville, Ill. She had been hospitalized for two weeks. She was graduated from Perrysville High School. She was a member of Cates Church of the Nazarene, Cates Camp of Modern Woodsmen and Troy Township Democrat Women’s Club. Born Nov. 11, 1915, in Wabash Township of Fountain County, she was a daughter of Manford and Estal Wilkins Crowder. Her first marriage, in 1939, was to Leroy S. Merryman. He died in 1962. Her second marriage, in 1968, was to Carl R. Davis. He survives. Other survivors include two sons, Samuel Merryman of Kingman and Roy Lee Merryman of Perrysville; a daughter, Mrs. Jane Ward of Hillsboro; a stepson, Robert Davis of Crawfordsville; seven brothers, Fred, Rex and Russell of Perrysville, Mike of Hymera, Earl of Attica, Harold of Covington and Samuel of Dana; a sister, Mrs. Charles (Helen) Clawson of Covington, and nine grandchildren. Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Bodine & Shelby Funeral Home here with the Rev. Luther Page officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home. – jlr
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