Norvell Davis

September 28, 1928October 30, 2013

Norvell Davis, 85 of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2013 in Fort Smith. He was the retired owner of Davis Engine and Compressor, Air Force veteran of World War II and the widower of Bobby Davis.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, November 2, 2013 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fort Smith with burial at Liberty Cemetery in Greenwood under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Viewing will be Friday from 1 – 7 p.m. at the funeral home, where the family will meet with friends from 5 – 7 p.m.

He is survived by one son, Rick Davis and wife, Janie of Lake Wylie, SC; one daughter, Renee Johnson and husband, Todd of Greenwood; one sister, Gracie King of Lawton, OK; four grandchildren, Braden and Ashley Johnson of Greenwood, Michelle Mason and husband, Chad of Houston, TX and Ryan Davis and wife, Kati of Lake Wylie, SC; two great grandchildren, Hunter Ryan Davis of Lake Wylie, SC and Morgan Kathryn Mason of Houston, TX.

Pallbearers will be Chad Mason, Jackie Davis, Dale Johnson, Lonnie Johnson, Jeremy Johnson and Glenn Davis. Honorary pallbearer will be lifelong friend, Darrell Wheeler and Warren Barge.

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BJ Belmont

November 4, 2013

Norvell was a sweet quiet man. He was our neighbor for a while. Always so sweet to our boys. I know he will be missed greatly by many. Prayers for the family. I am so sorry for your loss. BJ

Bob Hennessy

November 1, 2013

It was always great to be around Norvell, he was always kind and always smiling and laughing.

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

November 1, 2013

Always enjoyed visiting with Norvell - he was such a good, kind man. - Carlene & Ronnie Ainsworth

November 1, 2013


My thoughts and prayers are with you, I know how your feeling I lost dad back in May.

Annette Cusick Buckner

Ron and Linda Stephens

November 1, 2013

We were so sorry to hear about Norvell. He was a great friend to my Dad, B.G. and they shared many happy hours fishing at Sardis Lake. We have many memories of family reunions with both Norvell and Bobbie.

Jolene and Jim Johnson

November 1, 2013

Norvell was a wonderful and kind man. We are so sorry for your loss. He was so proud of his family.

Dustin and Laura Dacus

November 1, 2013

We're keeping y'all in thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Rick and Janie Davis

November 1, 2013

Thanking you Dad for 40 years of great memories. We love you and will miss you very much. Rick and Janie

Deb Kee

November 1, 2013

Renee, my deepest condolences to you & the family. My prayers for peace and comfort are going up for you.