|Birth: ||Jun. 14, 1881|
|Death: ||May 9, 1947|
Emma Lucretia, daughter of Henry and Lucretia Carpenter was born in Kankakee County, Buckingham, Ill., June 14, 1881. At the age of two years she with her parents, moved to Franklin County, Nebraska.
In 1901 she was united in marriage to Oscar W. Davis, who preceded her in death June 19, 1940. To this union was born two sons, Clair of Holbrook, Nebraska and Cletis of Washington, D.C.
In 1921 they moved to a farm northeast of Wauneta where they resided until the death of her husband, after which she made her home in Wauneta.
In early life she joined the Congregational church and later transferred the membership to the Methodist church in Wauneta. She was very active in church and social activities, was a charter member of the ocal [sic] chapter of the Eastern Star.
She passed away May 8, 1947 at the age of 65 years, 10 months and 24 days. She leaves to mourn their loss two sons, and their wives, two granddaughters, Esta and Beverly and one great granddaughter Sherilan. Two sisters, Mrs. Ernest Anderson and Mrs. Bert Anderson of Hildreth, Nebraska, two brothers, Bert Carpenter of Omaha, Nebraska and Elvaro Carpenter of McCook, Nebraska, two step sisters Mrs. Frank York of Alliance, Nebraska and Mrs. Arthur Carpenter of Hildreth, Nebraska and a host of other relatives and friends, one sister and two brothers preceded her in death.
She was a devoted wife and mother and dearly love [sic] by all who knew her.
Out of town relatives and friends who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Anderson, Mr. And Mrs. Bert Anderson, Mr. And Mrs. Art Carpenter, Mr. an [sic] Mrs. Murl Anderson and Mr. and Mrs. Meredith Anderson all of Hildreth, Nebraska, Bert Carpenter of Omaha, Mr. and Mrs. Elba Hadley, Sidney, Nebraska, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Hollenberger, Benkelman, Mr. and Mrs. Marian Sangor of Culbertson, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Carpenter of Arapahoe, Mrs. Frances Carpenter of Bartley, Mr. Everal Carpenter of Bartley. Mrs. Fahrenbruch of Culbertson, Mrs. Ethon Mason of Palisade, Mrs. Orpha Schluckabeir of Palisade, Mrs. Howard Jones of Hastings and Mrs. Roy Jones of Hastings, Mr. Elviro Carpenter and Colleen Carpenter of McCook, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Carpenter and Mrs. and Mrs. Ralph Carpenter of Stratton, Mrs. Lulu VanPelt of Hamlet, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Theobald of Imperial and Mrs. and Mrs. Long of Beverly, Nebraska.
Squire Henry Carpenter (1844 - 1922)
Lucretia Gaylord Carpenter (1844 - 1892)
Oscar William Davis (1880 - 1940)*
Clair Henry Davis (1904 - 1981)*
Cletis Albert Davis (1914 - 1986)*
Plot: Lot 2 Block 83
Created by: Beverly Davis Valcovic
Record added: Sep 01, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5048689