Elmira Davis

Obituary of Elmira Davis

Elmira (Adams) Davis

March 17, 1917 ~ August 7, 2012

Elmira (Adams) Davis died on August 7, 2012 in Medford, Oregon. She was born on March 17, 1917 in Springfield, Missouri to the late Ida Mae Jones and David Frederick Adams. She had an older brother, Orville Dwight, who died in 1995. Mira graduated from Springfield Senior High School in May 1935. She married John Edward Davis in Gary, Indiana on May 14, 1944. He worked for many years for the Marion Employment office and was a special deputy for the Grant County Sheriff's Department. He died in Marion in 1992.

Mira worked for many years for the Social Security Department. She was a member of the First Methodist Church, Delta Theta Tau Sorority and delivered Meals on Wheels for many years. Her hobbies included reading, gardening, traveling and walking. Mira moved to Medford. Oregon in 2007 to be close to her nephew, Sam Adams. She also leaves behind, niece Sandra Downs of Anderson, Indiana, niece Nancy Dilbeck of San Diego, California, 13 great nephews and nieces and many great- great nephews and nieces.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at the First Methodist Church In Marion, IN at 2:00 pm. Final resting place will be at Estates of Serenity, Marion.

Local arrangements entrusted to Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion, IN 46952.

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