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Ida Jane Davis was born October 23, 1912 in Corum, Okla. to Will and Cora Stewart. She has lived in Corum, Hastings, Fleetwood and Grady, Okla., all before age 10, when she moved to Edmond, Okla. after the loss of her father.
Ida was married to Willie Davis on October 29, 1932. They celebrated 51 years together before his death in 1984. She was an active member of First United Methodist Church since 1923, and continued to be active until her health wouldn't allow her to attend anymore. She got her first car in 1932 and tells the story of first driving at the age of 12. She got her first television in 1946 and first phone in 1941.
We have decided that it just makes sense for her to be #1 in our lives. Thank you, Grandma, for always being the greatest Grandma we could ever wish for. We Love You!!!
Ida was preceded in death by her parents, Will and Cora Stewart, her husband, Willie C. Davis of 51 years, her daughter, Janey Tyrrell and son-in-law Max Tyrrell, daughter-in-law Sue Davis and grandson, Willie C. Davis, III.
She is survived by her son, Willie C. Davis, II, of Edmond, Mary Ida (Jacky) Pearce of DeQueen, Ark., Dwight (Peggy) Tyrrell of Borger, Texas, Mark Tyrrell of Edmond, Karen (Roger) Seaton of Edmond, Mickey (Emily) of Vinita, Okla., 5 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, 13 great-great grandchildren and 5 step grandchildren and 10 step great grandchildren, 6 step great-great grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. April 1, 2017 at Matthews Funeral Home Chapel in Edmond and graveside service following at Gracelawn Cemetery in Edmond.
Published on March 31, 2017
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