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Ada M. Davis

1946 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Ada M. Davis

Norfolk - Mrs. Ada Mae Davis, of Wilkes-Barre and formerly Norfolk, VA, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at St. Luke's Villa, Wilkes-Barre.

Born July 1, 1946, in Mountain Top, PA, she was a daughter of the late William and Margaret Cadwalder McKenney.

Ada attended Chester Area schools. She was employed as a plumber's assistant with W.D. Sam's and Son Plumbing, Norfolk, VA, for many years, and as a nurse's aide at Lake Taylor Hospital. She was a member of Willow Wood Presbyterian Church, Norfolk, and a life member of the V.F.W. Post#8800, Canton Lake, TX.

Ada was a loving and caring Wife, Mother, MomMom, GG Mom, and Sister. She never cried or complained and told her family to "Just keep swimming".

She will be sadly missed by her husband of 22 years, Richard Davis; Sons, Thomas William Phelps of Norfolk, VA, and Bobby Joe Phelps of Wilkes-Barre; Daughters, Rose Ada Morris and her husband, David of Hondo, TX, Nora Jane Phelps of Norfolk, VA, Elisa Ann Baker of Wilkes-Barre, PA, Margaret Angelina Phelps of Wilkes-Barre, Shannon Michele Davis of Norfolk, VA, Crystal Lynn Davis of Wilkes-Barre, PA; 21 Grandchildren; 17 Great Grandchildren; Brothers, William McKenney of Virginia, Theodore McKenney of White Haven, Edward McKenney of Chester, PA; Sister, Kathryn Spak of Wilkes-Barre; Half Brothers and Sisters, Margaret Carrey, Phyllis Howe, Mellvin McKenney, Angel Piland, Jim McKenney, Mary Hertzler, and Joe McKenney.

Family and friends may call Thursday evening from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, 21 North Meade Street, Wilkes-Barre. Private interment will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Norfolk, VA.
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Apr. 10, 2014
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