JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Gilbert "Gil" Davis

Gilbert Davis, of 612 S. 19th, died at 11:25 a.m. at Good Samaritan Hospital 
at age 73.  Funeral services will be held at Myers Chapel, Rev F.L. Trotter and 
Rev. Ross Partrideg officiating.  Burial in Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  

Mr. Davis born in Jefferson County May 12,1895, son of Cyrus and Florence (Gilbert) Davis.  
Married July 6, 1916 in Mt. Vernon to Anna Shehorn. 

Survivors are 3 sons, Leslie, Charles Ray, of Yucca Valley, Ca and Norman Davis of 
Gary, Ind.  3 Daughters, Doris (Mrs Tomas Short Jr), Betty (Mrs Preston Dulaney), 
both of St Louis and Barbara (Mrs Donald Price) of Mt Vernon. Two brothers, Arthus Davis 
of Mt Vernon and Ernie Davis of Millstadt, two sisters, Mrs Stella Arnold of Mt. Vernon 
and Mrs Opal Parker of Evansville, a half sister, Lila Nolta of Mt Vernon, 15 grandchild 
and 11 great grandchildren.

Gilbert was a former employee of Mt. Vernon Knitting Mill, Mt Vernon Car Mfg Co, and 
Dowzer Electric.  Member of the the B.R.C. of A. and the Logan Street Baptist Church.


Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: April 12, 1969
Submitted by: Darrell Ray Davis
Relationship: Grandfather

 

 

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