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Elsie Kathryn Carroll Davis


Services for Mrs. Elsie Kathryn Carroll Davis are to be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 2:00pm at Riverwood Family Funeral Service with visitation prior to the service from 12:00-2:00pm. Interment will be at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Centreville, MS.

Elsie Kathryn Carroll Davis (Mrs. Raymond Lloyd Davis), 92, of Brookhaven, passed away on April 29, 2014 at her residence. She was born to Milton Omer Carroll and Pinky Germany Carroll on June 25, 1921 in Liberty MS. She then grew up in Centreville MS.

Mrs. Davis was a graduate of Louisiana State University and a member of Phi Mu; upon graduation she returned to Centreville to teach. While working for an attorney for the War Department to establish Camp Van Dorn in Centreville, she met her future husband Raymond Lloyd Davis when he was assigned there. She was later the co-owner of The Little Shoppe, a ladies' clothing store in Centreville.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Brookhaven and was also a member of The Climbers Club of Brookhaven and the Wednesday Afternoon Bridge Club.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Omer and Pinky Carroll; her husband of 61 years, Raymond Lloyd Davis; an infant son Kenneth Raymond Davis; and her sisters Yvonne Carroll Gray and Omer Jean Carroll Hetzler.

Survivors include her son, Omer Carroll Davis and his wife Marybeth of Baton Rouge, LA; granddaughter Sarah Davis North and her husband Denny North of San Jose, CA; and grandson John Wood Davis and his wife Stacy Talbott Davis of Nashville, TN; also her niece Pamela Gray Napier and her husband Regiel Napier and her nephew James Herbert Gray and his wife Melinda Henson Gray all of Hattiesburg, MS. In addition she is survived by her sister in law Kay Davis of Elkton, Maryland.

The family wishes to thank her physician Dr. Joe Moak for his skillful care and her caregiver Julie Wallace Davis for her love and dedication.

The family requests that memorial donations be made to the Camp Van Dorn WWII Museum, PO Box 1113, Centreville, MS 39631 or to the First United Methodist Church of Brookhaven, PO Box 358, Brookhaven, MS 39602

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Published in Clarion Ledger from Apr. 30 to May 2, 2014
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