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Ruby Davis

Tuesday, May 27, 2003

ESSEX - Ruby Ester Davis, 91, died May 26, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

Born Feb. 11, 1912, in New Madrid County, daughter of the late John Elexander and Effie McMann Volz, she was a member of the Olive Branch General Baptist Church in Essex and was a teacher and librarian for the Richland School District before retiring.

On April 22, 1934, in Morehouse, she married Ted Davis who preceded her in death on Sept. 25, 1993.

She was also preceded in death by her sister, Audrey McCormick; and an infant brother and sister.

Survivors include: two brothers, Ruben Volz and Benzle Volz of Dexter; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Doyle Corlew will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.