WHITMAN. - Mrs. Ethel M. Davis, widow of Arthur E. Davis of 138 South avenue, a resident of Whitman for the past eight years, died at a Brockton hospital after a short illness, on Sunday morning. She was in her 75th year.
Mrs. Davis was a native of Chelsea and resident of Cambridge during most of her life. She was a member of St. Paul's church in Brookline and Walla Walla Camp, order of Pocohontas, in which she was extremely active for many years. Since coming to Whitman and the death of her husband, she has been the cashier of her son's Epicure shop in Whitman where she met and made many friends. Affectionately known at the "shop" as "Grandma" by everyone, even by those her own age, her smile and her easy chatter will be missed by many of the townspeople.
She is survived by two sons, Victor C. Davis, with whom she made her home, and Walter L. Davis of Nieland, Cal.; by a daughter, Mrs. Esther Barrett of Cochituate; by four grandchildren and two great granchildren.
The funeral service will be held at the funeral home, 609 Washington street, on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 2 P. M and the interment will be in Colebrook cemetery. Rev. J. Franklyn Rudderham of the All Saints' Episcopal church will conduct the service.
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DAVIS - Of Whitman, Jan. 19, Ethel M. (Russ) Davis, widow of Arthur E. Davis, of 138 South avenue, aged 74 years.
Funeral service at the Anderton Funeral Home, 609 Washington St., on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 2 P. M. Interment in Colebrook cemetery. Calling hours Tuesday 7 to 9 and Wednesday 3:30 to 5 and 7 to 9 P. M. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the American Heart Association.
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