Walter B.


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Walter B. Davis

May 17 1924 - May 17 2006

Mr. Walter B. Davis, age 82 of Sherman (formerly of Allen), Texas, passed away on May 17, 2006 in Sherman. He was born on May 17, 1924 in Princeton, Texas to Elmer E. and Dovie J. (McCarter) Davis. He married Mary Jo Walley on June 5, 1943 in McKinney, Texas. Mr. Davis served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of WWII. He was a switch operator for Southern Pacific Railroad for almost 40 years. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Denison, Texas, and a former member of First Christian Church in Allen. He is survived by his daughters, Sarah Kirk and husband, Scotty of Southmayd, Texas and Gina Burk of Sherman, Texas; grandchildren, Jason Kernodle and wife, Jennifer, Chris Burk, Dani Burk, and Keri Pell; 5 great grandchildren; brother, Herman Davis of Allen, Texas, sisters, Doris Moreland of Carrollton, and Nell Sisco of Farmersville, Texas; and numerous nieces, nephews and other loving relatives. Mr. Davis was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Jo Davis; sister, Ruby Hines; and brothers, Paul Davis, Eugene Davis, Jeff Davis, Doyle Davis, and Albert Davis. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, May 20, 2006 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment will follow at Princeton Cemetery.
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