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From The Northern Virginia Daily
dated Tuesday 23 Dec 1969.

      Mrs. Zona Alice Davis, 72 of 600 West King Street, Strasburg, died about 5 p.m. yesterday in Shenandoah County Memorial Hospital.
      Family details and funeral arrangements were not available last night. The body is at the Stover Funeral Home, Strasburg.
From The Northern Virginia Daily
dated Wednesday 24 Dec 1969.

      Funeral services for Mrs. Zona Alice Davis, 72, of 600 West King Street, Strasburg, who died Monday at 5 p.m. in the Shenandoah County Memorial Hospital, will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Strasburg Christian Church.
      Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Harry M. Crim will officiate.
      Mrs. Davis was born Aug. 11, 1897, in Rockbridge County, Va., a daughter of the late David Entsminger and Nancy Ann Hartless Entsminger. Her husband, Samuel W. Davis, predeceased her. She was a former employee of National Fruit, Winchester.
      Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Edna Ritenour of Strasburg; three sons, Samuel L. Davis of Ypsilanti, Mich., Alby D. Davis of Southfield, Mich., and Charles A. Davis of Guiana, South America; one brother, Albert Entsminger of Fairborne, Ohio; one sister, Mrs. Ben Stump of Strasburg; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
      Pallbearers will be Johnnie Campbell, Floyd Jenkins, Louie van Sonner, George Bott, Alton P. Taff Jr. and Clifton Wilson.
      The body is at the Stover Funeral Home, Strasburg. The family will meet at the Davis home prior to the service Friday.
From the Northern Virginia Daily
dated Monday 10 Apr 1961.

Samuel W. Davis
      Samuel Washington Davis, 64, W. King Street, Strasburg, died April 9 at 6:47 a.m. in the Shenandoah Memorial Hospital. He had been in ill health for several years, his condition becoming critical last Friday.
      He was born in Lexington, Va., March 14, 1897, a son of William D. and Corneleis Mudesphaw Davis.
      Mr. Davis was a member of the Strasburg Christian Church.
      Survivors are his wife Mrs. Zona Alice Entsminger Davis, one daughter, Mrs. Edna Ritenour, Strasburg, Samuel L. Davis, Wayne, Mich, Alby Davis, Southfield, Mich., and Charles A. Davis, Sumieton, Alabama. Also nine grandchildren, and these brothers and sisters: George and Robert Davis, Lexington, Va., Mrs. Mary McDonald, Montana; Miss Sally Davis, Washington, D.C.
      The body will remain at the Stover Chapel, Strasburg until Wednesday when it will be removed to the Strasburg Christian Church for funeral services at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Claude MacDonald officiating.
      Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Ray Reynolds, Grafton Mitchell, Tommy Dawson, William Rhodes, Jesse Mumaw and Perry Smith.

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