EAST PRAIRIE -- Katherine Idell Davis, 97, died at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 18, 2007, at the East Prairie Nursing Center.
Born Nov. 14, 1910, in Mississippi County, to the late Aubrey A. and Myrtle Presson Metheny, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County. She was a member of the First Church of God in East Prairie and a 1930 graduate of East Prairie High School.
On July 5, 1930, she married Alfred James Davis who preceded her in death on Sept. 22, 1969.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Aubrey Lee Metheny and Charles "Junior" Metheny; and four sisters, Juanita Metheny, Nadine Linton, Sue Miller and Eura Lee Robison.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Barbara Davis of East Prairie; one daughter and son-in-law, Susie and Avery Hutcheson of East Prairie; one brother, Winfred "Jim" Metheny of Elma, Wash.; one sister, Beatrice Williams of Sikeston; and eight grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and six great-
Visitation is scheduled at 6 p.m. tonight at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday. Mike Worrell and Dan Usher will officiate.
Burial will follow in the East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons and great-grandsons, Kevin Hutcheson, Kyle Hutcheson, Whitney Hutcheson, Darrin Davis, Gregg Davis and Matthew Davis.
Honorary pallbearers will be Gary Davis, Avery Lynn Hutcheson, Hunter Hutcheson and Ritchie Walton.