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Obituary: Jeanette Lee Davis

Mrs. Jeanette Lee Davis

Mrs. Jeanette Lee Davis

Jeanette Lee Davis, 75, beloved mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2008, in Lubbock, Texas. A memorial service will take place at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 3, at Mountain View Cemetery in Prescott, Ariz. Cremation arrangements were under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home, Lubbock.

Jeanette was born on March 10, 1933, in Iowa City, Iowa, to Frank and Edythe (Lenoch) Williams. She married William D. Davis in 1951 in Gallup, N.M. Mr. Davis was in the United States Air Force, serving on two different occasions in Vietnam. Because of his service, the family lived in Florida, Texas and Arizona. Together they had nine children. William preceded Jeanette in death on Sept. 25, 1976.

She worked as a waitress and cook while being a full-time mom. Jeanette resided in the Phoenix area for most of her life but had moved to Lubbock recently.

Jeanette was a very good mother, loved to read and cook, do needlework, work puzzles, play cards, make ceramics and play bingo.

Jeanette is survived by her children, Pam Solano of Lubbock, William Duane Davis Jr. of Houston, Frank Davis of Pleasant Grove, Utah, Warren Davis of Phoenix, Sherry Petersen of Gilbert, Ariz., James Davis of Mesa, Ariz., Jeanette Davis of Tremonton, Utah, Bruce (Tigar) Davis of Gilbert, Ariz.; sister, Toni Rana of Queen Creek, Ariz.; brothers Jim Williams of Prescott, Ariz., and Ronnie Williams of Safford, Ariz.; 22 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a brother, Jerry Williams.

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