Veda Pearl (Oglesby) Davis, 82, of Poteau, Oklahoma, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014, in Poteau. Veda was born November 22, 1931 in Hontubby, Oklahoma to Jim and Offie (McKinney) Oglesby. She was an LPN. Veda was of the Baptist faith. Veda was a member of the Texas Association of Nurses, The Rebekahs. She was married to Boyce Dean Davis of Hontubby in Fresno, California in 1947. They settled in Midland, Texas in 1951 working and raising their family in Midland. Veda worked at Midland Memorial Hospital and managed a large apartment complex and also a local retail store. Her joys were her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great, great-grandchild. Holidays were her favorite times of the year and were always a big production and decorations were grand! Her homemade desserts, turkey and dressing, chicken and dumplings were some of her favorites. The name "MOMO" will be remembered by not only her family, but also by those who knew her and loved her. She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Lanny D. Davis; granddaughter, Shawna Graham; and by all of her siblings. Survivors include her children, Sandra (Davis) and J.D. Hanson of Midland, Texas, Allen Davis and Teresa (Davis) and Lucky Graham of Poteau, Oklahoma; 10 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; one great great-grandchild; other relatives, loved ones and friends. Services will be 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 17, 2014 in Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, Oklahoma, with Stephanie Davis-Reed officiating. Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery, Poteau. Pallbearers will be Jose Chavez, Derek Chavez, Jace Morris, Billy Potter, Tyler Collier and Brian Davis. Honorary pallbearers will be Mason Crenshaw and Fernando Gutierrez. The family will be at the funeral home on Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. to visit with relatives and friends. You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com. The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, Poteau, Oklahoma.
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Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram from July 15 to July 17, 2014