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Davis Rites Set At Lewisville
LEWISVILLE, Texas - Funeral services for Albert B. Davis, 72, of Lewisville,
a Dallas Morning News carrier and distributor of 32 years, will be held at 3
The Texas Flag in front of the Dallas Morning News Building will be flown at
half staff Wednesday in honor of Albert B. Davis, an employee of The News, who
died in Lewisville Monday.
Wednesday in the First Baptist Church of Lewisville. Burial will be in
Furneaux Cemetery in Hebron,
Davis died here Monday.
A native of Denton County, Davis lived most of his life in Lewisville. When he
began his carrier route in 1939, the delivery area included rural sectors around
Lewisville. In 1942 he began distribution in the Lewisville city limits, and in
the last few years he confined his distribution to the city. Four routes now
blanket an area that Davis once served with only one route.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lewisville
The Dallas Morning News - September 8 1971
Submitted by Edward Lynn
Albert B. Davis
LEWISVILLE - Funeral services for Albert B. Davis of Lewisville, 72, will be
held at p.m. Wednesday in the First Baptist Church of Lewisville. Burial will be
in the Furneaux Cemetery.
Born Sept 13, 1898, Mr. Davis was a lifelong Denton County resident and an
independent distributor for the Dallas Morning News.
Survivors includes his wife, Edna Bond Davis; a son, Hugh Davis of Lewisville;
three daughters, Gayla Fuller of San Jose, Calif., Brooksey Davis and Alecia
Davis, both of Lewisville; one brother, Ezra Davis of Lewisville, three sisters,
Lena Martin of Carrollton, Odessa Foster of Fort Worth and Birdie Bridges of
Dallas; 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton, TX) - September 8, 1971
Submitted by Edward Lynn Williams
ALBERT BROOKS DAVIS
SEPT. 13, 1898
SEPT. 6, 1971
Furneaux Cemetery, Carrollton, Denton County, Texas