JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

 
Walter DAVIS, 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 
Black Cemetery. 
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, 
Lowell Davis
 
*grandson of Stephen Douglas Newell. child of his daughter, 
Ola Tressa Newell who married William N. Davis.*

 

 
 
 

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