Anna Katherine 'Katie' Davis

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Anna Katherine "Katie" Davis, 69, of rural Napton, died Monday, May 22, 2006, at her home.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, at Smith Chapel United Methodist Church near Marshall. Rev. Doug Franklin will officiate. Visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, at the church. Pallbearers will be Pat Erb, Mike Alvidrez, Eric Davis, David Davis, Stephen Davis and Eric Gowen. Honorary pallbearers will be Kenneth Hollywood, Bill Hinnah, Chuck Davis, Pud Payne, Jack Wright, Bill Stouffer and Jack Lane. Burial will be in Smith Chapel Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Smith Chapel United Methodist Church or Fitzgibbon-Mary Montgomery Hospice in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.

Born June 3, 1936, in Saline County, she was the daughter of the late Ralph Harold Heying and Mary Maude French Heying. On June 5, 1955, she married Thomas W. "Tom" Davis, who survives of the home. She had lived in Saline County her entire life and was a 1954 graduate of Nelson High School. She was an entrepreneur of several small businesses for several years and was a bus driver for the Marshall public schools for many years and was a homemaker. She was a member of Smith Chapel United Methodist Church.

Additional survivors include five sons, Tad Davis of Holden, John Davis of Louisburg, Kan., Charlie Davis of Independence, Robert Davis of Flower Mound, Texas, and Les Davis of Lee's Summit; one daughter, Lou Cinda Snider of Alma; two brothers, Ralph Heying of Blue Springs and Fred Heying of rural Slater; one sister, Mary Kirchhoff of rural Sedalia; 18 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.