Charles Henry Davis

M, b. 11 March 1919, d. 26 April 2004
  • Last Edited: 30 Apr 2004
  • (Child) Birth*: 11 March 1919
  • (Groom) Marriage*: 31 July 1940; Corpus Christi, Nueces Co., Texas; Bride=Rosa Marie McMeans
  • Residence: 25 April 2004; Corpus Christi, Nueces Co., Texas
  • Death*: 26 April 2004;
    Charles Henry Davis, 85, of Corpus Christi, Texas, passed away Monday, April 26, 2004. He was born March 11, 1919 in Jarrell, Texas to James Henry and Lena Norman Davis. He moved with his family to Corpus Christi in 1920. Charles graduated from Corpus Christi High School in 1936 and was in the first freshman class of Corpus Christi Junior College (Del Mar) graduating in 1938. He married Rosa Marie McMeans on July 31, 1940. They celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary in 1990 by renewing their vows in a church ceremony. He worked three years in the construction of the Corpus Christi Naval Air Station, and was in the U.S. Army Air Corp three years. Charles was employed by the Celanese Chemical Company in Corpus Christi for 35 years, retiring in 1984. He was a longtime member of Ayers Street Church of Christ and was active with the Windsor Park Church of Christ Golden Agers. He was an officer in the Nueces County Historical Society.

    Charles was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Davis, in 1997, his parents, eight brothers and two sisters.


    He is survived by his daughters, Elizabeth Ann Berringer of Cherokee Village, Arkansas and Elise Murray of Englewood, Colorado; sons, Dale Davis of Houston, Texas and Kenneth Davis of Corpus Christi; one brother, Ellis (Vera) Davis of Nacogdoches, Texas; a sister-in-law, Edna Davis of Corpus Christi; ten grandchildren, Sharon, Mitchell, Deborah, Garrett, Tonya, Teresa, Brandon, Kaitlin, Tiffany and Trisha; seven great grandchildren, Justin, Thomas, Robert, Brandon, Kaitlin, Cheyene and Austin.


    Visitation will be from 9:00am until 9:00pm Thursday in Sawyer-George Funeral Home.


    Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00am Friday, April 30, 2004, in Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel with Bob Bickle, Minister of Ayers Street Church of Christ officiating.


    Burial will be in Memory Gardens.


    In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to make contributions to Medina Children's Home or to their favorite charity.

    Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Family: Rosa Marie McMeans b. 1 Jan 1921, d. 2 Oct 1997

Rosa Marie McMeans

F, b. 1 January 1921, d. 2 October 1997
  • Last Edited: 7 Jul 2002

Family: Charles Henry Davis b. 11 Mar 1919, d. 26 Apr 2004

Citations

  1. [S2] Social Security Death Records,.

Underhill Ellis Davis Jr.

M, b. circa 1808, d. 24 August 1893
  • Last Edited: 30 Jul 2002

Family: Matilda Riley b. c 1803, d. a 1880

Citations

  1. [S1] Census Place:     Lewis, Coosa, Alabama
         Source:     FHL Film 1254009 National Archives Film T9-0009 Page 289A
         Relation     Sex     Marr     Race     Age     Birthplace
    Under Hill DAVIS     Self     M     M     W     75     GA
         Occ:     Farmer     Fa: NC     Mo: NC
    Matilda DAVIS     Wife     F     M     W     70     SC
         Occ:     Keeping House     Fa: SC     Mo: SC.

Matilda Riley

F, b. circa 1803, d. after 1880
  • Last Edited: 22 Aug 2002

Family: Underhill Ellis Davis Jr. b. c 1808, d. 24 Aug 1893

Citations

  1. [S1] Census Place:     Lewis, Coosa, Alabama
         Source:     FHL Film 1254009 National Archives Film T9-0009 Page 289A
         Relation     Sex     Marr     Race     Age     Birthplace
    Under Hill DAVIS     Self     M     M     W     75     GA
         Occ:     Farmer     Fa: NC     Mo: NC
    Matilda DAVIS     Wife     F     M     W     70     SC
         Occ:     Keeping House     Fa: SC     Mo: SC.

John Dendy

M, b. 13 May 1765, d. 19 December 1847
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2000

Family: Sally (?) b. 12 Apr 1767, d. 8 Nov 1846

Sally (?)

F, b. 12 April 1767, d. 8 November 1846
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2000

Family: John Dendy b. 13 May 1765, d. 19 Dec 1847

Youngsett Dendy

M, b. 30 August 1789, d. 11 January 1870
  • Father: John Dendy b. 13 May 1765, d. 19 Dec 1847
  • Mother: Sally (?) b. 12 Apr 1767, d. 8 Nov 1846
  • Last Edited: 28 Dec 2001

Family: Elizabeth Atkins b. 1784

Elizabeth Atkins

F, b. 1784
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2000

Family: Youngsett Dendy b. 30 Aug 1789, d. 11 Jan 1870

Ella Eudora Smith

F, b. 2 October 1862, d. November 1944
  • Last Edited: 30 Mar 2012
  • (Child) Birth*: 2 October 1862
  • Photographed*: circa 19011
    Ella Eudora Smith
  • (Deceased) Death*: November 1944
  • (Interred) Burial*: November 1944; Mount Zion Baptist Cemetery, Alexander City, Tallapoosa Co., Alabama
  • Biography*: Ella was retarded. When Ella's mother died in 1883, Ella went to live with her mother's sister, Penelope Dendy, wife of Thomas Daniel Dendy, of Albertville, AL. Later, her mother's second husband, Benjamin F. Neighbors, remarried, and died. Ella came back to Alexander City, and lived with Benjamin's widow, his second wife, and her three children.
  • Biography: From Clara Williams:
    In a memoir, Sarah Neighbors Gravessaid that Ella was very pretty, and she developed normally until she was about five years old. Then she stopped growing mentally.2
    bottom of Page 4
    Page 5

Citations

  1. [S470] Clara Williams e-mail, e-mail address, Mar 2012,.
  2. [S470] Clara Williams e-mail, e-mail address, Mar 2012,.
    From "A Neighbors Family History" by Sarah Penelope (Neighbors) Graves, pages 4 and 5.

Benjamin Franklin Neighbors

M, b. 7 May 1839, d. 29 March 1888
  • Last Edited: 3 Sep 2017

Family: Sophia Frances Lasseter b. 4 Mar 1840, d. 7 Sep 1883

Citations

  1. [S1] MyHeritage.com.
  2. [S1] The Powell Family of Norfolk and Elizabeth City County, VA, by the Rev. Silas Emmett Lucas, 1961, page 77.

Charles Franklin Lester

M, b. 17 June 1859, d. 26 December 1958
  • Last Edited: 1 Dec 2009

Family: Luda Grimsley b. 17 Nov 1873, d. 29 Jun 1950

Citations

  1. [S261] Lisa Elaine Bannister e-mail, 2005 - 2016,.
    From David Freeman.

Luda Grimsley1

F, b. 17 November 1873, d. 29 June 1950
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2000

Family: Charles Franklin Lester b. 17 Jun 1859, d. 26 Dec 1958

Citations

  1. [S25] Robert E. Parkin, The Grimsley Family in America,.













Sarah Emma Lester

F, b. 23 August 1877, d. 4 December 1963
  • Last Edited: 28 Jan 2003

Family: Eli A. Fuller b. 6 Sep 1869, d. 31 Jan 1952

Eli A. Fuller

M, b. 6 September 1869, d. 31 January 1952
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2000

Family: Sarah Emma Lester b. 23 Aug 1877, d. 4 Dec 1963

Thomas Chesley Lester

M, b. 29 October 1866, d. 1 September 1963
  • Last Edited: 23 Sep 2001
  • (Interred) Burial*: Woods Cem
  • Biography*: Thomas was a member of the Tallapoosa County Board of Education for 36 years. He was a farmer, and actively supported all educational programs offered to the rural people. Several of his descendants became teachers in various public schools in Alabama (Alex City Outlook, Sep 5, 1963).
  • (Child) Birth*: 29 October 1866
  • (Groom) Marriage*: 1 January 1889; Tallapoosa Co., Alabama; Bride=Bellona Boone
  • (Deceased) Death*: 1 September 1963; Tallapoosa Co., Alabama

Family: Bellona Boone b. 6 Feb 1866, d. 5 Mar 1943

Bellona Boone

F, b. 6 February 1866, d. 5 March 1943
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2000

Family: Thomas Chesley Lester b. 29 Oct 1866, d. 1 Sep 1963

Martha Lanora Lester

F, b. 22 January 1869, d. 17 August 1909
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2000

Family: Rusk A. Duck b. c 1866

Rusk A. Duck

M, b. circa 1866
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2000
  • (Deceased) Death*:
  • (Child) Birth*: circa 1866
  • (Groom) Marriage*: 17 December 1905; Bride=Martha Lanora Lester

Family: Martha Lanora Lester b. 22 Jan 1869, d. 17 Aug 1909

Launa Lester

F, b. 5 October 1895, d. 22 July 1989
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 2015

Family: Charles Edmond Evers b. 22 Feb 1893, d. 26 May 1954

Citations

  1. [S2] Social Security Death Records,.
  2. [S1] Ancestry.com, Public Family Trees, Charles Dwight Evers, Jr. - Family Tree.

Charles Edmond Evers

M, b. 22 February 1893, d. 26 May 1954
  • Last Edited: 5 Jul 2015

Family: Launa Lester b. 5 Oct 1895, d. 22 Jul 1989

Citations

  1. [S1] Ancestry.com, Public Family Trees, Charles Dwight Evers, Jr. - Family Tree.

Thomas Grimsley Lester

M, b. 21 September 1897, d. August 1982
  • Last Edited: 5 Oct 2011

Family: Emma Lorene Aderholt b. 7 Oct 1902, d. 1 Aug 1972

Citations

  1. [S2] Social Security Death Records,.
  2. [S261] Lisa Elaine Bannister e-mail, 2005 - 2016,.
    From the Radney Funeral Home obituary.

Emma Lorene Aderholt

F, b. 7 October 1902, d. 1 August 1972
  • Last Edited: 5 Oct 2011

Family: Thomas Grimsley Lester b. 21 Sep 1897, d. Aug 1982

Citations

  1. [S261] Lisa Elaine Bannister e-mail, 2005 - 2016,.
    From the Radney Funeral Home obituary.

Mattie Laverne Lester

F, b. circa 1899
  • Last Edited: 23 Aug 2002
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Groom=(?) Weed
  • Married Name: Weed
  • (Child) Birth*: circa 1899

Family: (?) Weed b. s 1897

(?) Weed

M, b. say 1897
  • Last Edited: 11 Aug 2001

Family: Mattie Laverne Lester b. c 1899

Colby Randall Lester

M, b. 17 September 1900, d. January 1980
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2000

Citations

  1. [S2] Social Security Death Records,.

Charles Royce Lester

M, b. 24 August 1902, d. 25 October 1935
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2000

Mary Lucille Lester

F, b. circa 1904
  • Last Edited: 6 Oct 2000