Born Oct. 28, 1918 in Kennett, daughter of the late Walter and Esther Gowen Poole, she was a 1937 graduate of Kennett High School, and a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University and a school teacher. She was a member of the United Methodist Church.
On Sept. 1, 1940 she married Stanley F. Davis, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Paul Tom and Bill Poole.
Survivors include one son and two daughters, Stanley Poole Davis and wife, Jackie, of Warner-Robbins, Ga., Susan Kuhelmeyer and husband, Lyle, of Shannon, Ill., and Sheryl Jean Davis of Redlands, Calif.; one sister, Sybil Brockman and husband, James, of Sun City West, Ariz.; six grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday June 14, at Vineyard Funeral Home in Festus, Mo.