Born 6-29-1918 -- Died 2-2-2004
Hershel Ernest Davis, 85, of Palestine Texas, formerly of this area, died Feb. 2, 2004, in Palestine. He was born June 29, 1918, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the son of the late William Edward and Nora Horton Davis. He was united in marriage on Nov. 5, 1931, to Rosa Lanford, and to this union two children were born.
Survivors include his wife, Rosa Davis of the home; one son, Robert Hugh Davis of Texas; one daughter, Nancy Ann Spikes of Texas; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers and one sister.
The funeral was Feb. 5 at Herrington Funeral Home in Palestine, Texas. Burial was in Herrington Land of Memory in Palestine with arrangements under the direction of Herrington Funeral Home.