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J. D. Davis  
Sequoyah County Times
Sunday, January 16, 2000

J. D. DAVIS, 82, of Brooken died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2000, in Muskogee. Graveside services are being held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Brooken Cemetery, with the Rev. Don Duval officiating. Mr. DAVIS was born May 18, 1917, in Brooken, to Drew and Ollie (McCLENAHAN) DAVIS. A retired deputy sheriff in Pittsburg County from 1960 to 1977, Mr. Davis was also a bus driver, businessman and farmer. He also received a commendation of honorary State Trooper in 1984. He has one son and six grandsons serving as law enforcement officers. He married Edith MADDEN Aug. 13 1935 in Brooken. Mr. Davis entered the U. S. Army March 3, 1944, and served in Europe until he was wounded in combat. He received a Purple Heart and an honorable discharge in November 1945. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, deer hunting and fishing. Survivors include his wife, Edith of the home; two daughters, Inez DANIELS of Quinton, and Katy Sue SMITH of Oktaha; three sons, I.B. DAVIS of Brooken, Bill DAVIS of Lequire, and Jerald DAVIS of Quinton; three brothers, Jessie DAVIS of Brooken, Jack DAVIS of Priest River, Idaho and John DAVIS of Sallisaw; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers are Skip Daniels, Mike Daniels, Joe Daniels, Ronnie Davis, Tommy Davis and Darrin Smith. Honorary pallbearers are members of the Flying "U" Hunting Club, Butch Daniels, Scott Daniels, specialist Micah Daniels, Brnadon Mobley, Cornell Duvall, Mike Frame and Jim Kindred. Mr. DAVIS was preceded in death by two sons, Hugie and T. H. DAVIS; four sister, Leona DAVIS, Opal WILLIAMS, Violet DAVIS and Ina DAVIS; and four brothers, Gene DAVIS, William DAVIS, Walter DAVIS and Buck DAVIS. Arrangements are under the direction of Mallory Funeral Home in Stigler.
Obit submitted by:
Earline Barger
Sequoyah County Coordinator

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