Gaylia Davis

Davis, Gaylia Gaylia Davis, age 75, formerly of Allen, Texas, passed away March 5, 2013, in Plano, Texas. Gay was born February 12, 1938, in Caddo Mills, Texas, to Johnnie and Ella Marie (Meeks) Glidewell. She made her home with husband Billy in Weatherford, Texas before relocating to Allen. Gay and Billy Jack Davis were married on August 31, 1957 in Mineral Wells, Texas. Gay received her Bachelor's Degree from North Texas State College in Denton. She was an elementary school teacher, proudly served the Dept. of the Army for 11 years at Fort Wolters and retired as an executive assistant for a Fort Worth oil and gas company. She was a member of Oak Ridge Baptist Church in Weatherford, Texas. Gay lovingly provided 42 years of community service in Weatherford to the Parker County community through local politics and volunteerism. She also loved flowers and gardening. She is survived by her daughter, Stacy Wasserman and husband, Scott of Plano, Texas; close personal friends, Larry, Elizabeth, and Madeline LeBlanc; and sisters, Theresa Crosier and Johnell Smith, both of Mineral Wells, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Jack, who passed away on June 10, 2009. A memorial gathering will be held from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., Sunday, March 17, 2013, at the home of Stacy and Scott Wasserman, 4665 Cowan Circle, Plano, Texas, 75024. To convey condolences or to sign an online registry, please visit


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2525 Central Expressway North Allen, TX 75013

Published in Dallas Morning News on Mar. 13, 2013