Marjorie Ruth Davis

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Marjorie Ruth Davis

Mrs. Marjorie Ruth Davis, age 91, of Republic, Missouri for over 65 years, passed away on Monday, February 24, 2014 in Christian Health Care, Republic. She was born on August 13, 1922 in Belvedere, Illinois, the daughter of Amos and Ruth (Darmon) Hermanson.

She was united in marriage to Bernard Bentley Davis, and after he passed away on June 7, 1961, Marjorie was left to raise their four young children, ages 3 to 15. She worked as a Registered Nurse for 30 years in Springfield, Missouri. Marjorie was a member of the Community of Christ Church, also in Springfield.

She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Matthew Davis; her parents; and two brothers, Amos and Marion "Bud" Hermanson.

Marjorie is survived by her four children and their spouses, Lana and Charles Comeau, Kent and Ilene Davis, Kimmey and Ginger Davis, and Angela and James Branscomb; seven grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other extended family, and friends.

A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 in Meadors Funeral Home, Republic. The graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 27, 2014 in the Springfield National Cemetery, where Marjorie will be laid to rest next to her husband. Contributions are suggested to the Republic Senior Center. Online condolences may be shared at

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Published in the News-Leader on Feb. 26, 2014
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