Waltonville May 2, 1978
Walter Nelson Davis, 72, a retired farmer of Route 2, Waltonville
died at 12:35 a.m., today at Marion Veterans Hospital in Marion.
He was born in Jefferson County, on Jan. 21, 1906, the son of William
Nelson and Ola Tressa (Newell) Davis. He was a veteran of World War II,
having enlisted in the Army on Oct. 23, 1942 and gaining his discharge
on Feb. 13, 1946.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m., at the Hughey Funeral
Home with the Rev. Ron Reynolds officiating. Burial will be in the
Mr. Davis is survived by a sister-in-law, Mrs. Inex O. Davis, Waltonville;
a great number of cousins and a host of friends in the McClelland
Township. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother,
*grandson of Stephen Douglas Newell. child of his daughter,
Ola Tressa Newell who married William N. Davis.*