Funeral services for Martha J. Davis, 90, of 436 C.
Midland Blvd., Nampa, who died Thursday, May 26, in a Nampa
nursing home, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Alsip
Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Donn Mogford, pastor of the
Berean Baptist Church, officiating, assisted by Rev. Charles
E. Higgins, pastor of the Nampa First Church of the Nazarene.
Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Davis was born Jan. 3, 1893 at Jackson County,
N.C. Soon after her birth, her family moved to Blairsville,
Ga., wehre they lived until she was seven years old. Then the
family moved by train to Colorado where she spent the rest of
her youth. She married Ira Lee Davis in 1911 at Delta, Colo.,
where they lived for several years before moving to
California. In 1923, they moved to Nampa where they made
their home. She worked for the Department of Law Enforcement
for several Years. Then she spent many hours caring for
elderly patients in both private homes and two nursing homes.
She attended the Berean Baptist Church.
She is survived by two sons, Gilbert W. Davis, Nampa,
and Dr. Orville J. Davis, La Mesa, Calif., one daughter, Mrs.
David A. (Wanda) Westmark, Nampa; 15 grandchildren and 31
She was preceded in death by her husband, two sons,
Warren Lee Davis, Sequim, Sash., and Marvin W. Davis, Burbank,
Calif.; and one grandson, James Lee Davis, Colorado Springs,