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Davis - Jennie Clements

Source: Crawfordsville Journal-Review Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana 5 March 1938 p 1

Mrs. Jennie Davis, well known local resident and widow of the late George S. Davis, passed away at 11:45 o'clock Saturday morning at the home of a daughter Mrs. John H. Beeson, 309 S. Grant Avenue. Death followed an illness of several months. Mrs. Davis was the daughter of Nathan and Ann Reed Clements and was born at New Albany Oct 26, 1859. She was united in marriage with George S. Davis at Browns Valley in 1878 and tot his union 4 daughters were born, one dying in infancy. Mrs. Davis was a charter member of the Browns Valley Christian Church and was identified prominently with the Woman's Relief Corps. Surviving besides the daughter at whose home she died, are two daughters, Mrs. MW Baron of Kankakee, Ill and Mrs. Sam Grimes of Waveland, a stepdaguhter, Mrs. Fannie Williams of this city; 8 grandchildren, two great grandchildren, a brother, James J. Clements and a sister, Mrs. Lorena Howard both of Crawfordsville, several nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the Utterback & Murphy Funeral Home where friends may pay thier respects. funeral services will be held there at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon with Rev. Paul Million of the 1st Christian Church in charge and Rev. WH Newlin assisting. Burial will be made in the family lot at Oak Hill. - kbz

Source: Indianapolis Star, Sun 6 March 1938 p 8

Crawfordsville, Ind March 5 – Mrs. Jennie Davis, 78 years old, widow of the late Goerge S. Davis, died today at her home here. She was a native of New Albany but had spent most of her life in Montgomery County. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. MW Baron of Kankakee, Ill; Mrs. Sam Grimes of Waveland and Mrs. John H. Beeson of this city, wife of the former district governor of Indiana Rotary; a brother, James J. Clements and a sister, Mrs. Lorena Howard, all of this city. - kbz

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