November 10, 1935 – January 7, 2019
Doris Helen Davis, 83, of Fort Smith passed from this life January 7, 2018 in Fort Smith. She was born November 10, 1935 in Hanson, Oklahoma to the late Clark and Ruth Hoppis Wackerly. Doris was a member of Grand Avenue Baptist Church and was active with the Eastern Star, Barling Chapter.
She is survived by her daughter, Debera Jones and her husband Mike of Fort Smith; her son, Rick Davis; a sister, Charlotte Holt of Kingwood, Texas; three grandchildren, Codey Davis and his wife Mary, and Zechariah Thompson and Amie Hall. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Norman Davis; and her brothers, Donald, Clark (Shockey) and Jimmy Wackerly.
Funeral services will be 10:00am Thursday January 10, 2019 in Edwards Funeral Home, with burial following at U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith. The family will greet friends from 6:00 to 7:00pm Wednesday January 9, 2019 at Edwards Funeral Home. Services are under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Rick Davis, Codey Davis, Zecheriah Thompson, Mike Jones, Larry Martin and Joe Hill.
To leave an online memory, visit www.edwardsfuneralhome.com
- Visitation Wednesday, January 9, 2019
- Funeral Service Thursday, January 10, 2019
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January 11, 2019
Due to my health, I was unable to attend Doris' funeral. She was a long time special friend to me. I first met her when we moved to Fort Smith in 1976. It seems we were always in the same Sunday School class. Later when I became in charge of outreach I kept in close contact with Doris and Norman. Every illness or hospitalization I would check on them. She was a fighter and seemed to always to pull through.
I will miss her and the conversations we use to have in "the good old days.
My sympathy to all the family. Debbie, you were a good daughter and took such good care of your mother and Dad.
January 9, 2019
Charlotte and Doris' family
So sorry for your loss. Have many fond memories of this family growing up. Prayers for you all.