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Wanda Mae (Medley) Davis

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Wanda Mae (Medley) Davis was born the daughter of Reuben Medley and Jimmie Celest (Hogan) Medley Baldridge on Aug. 31, 1930 in Hinton, Okla., and departed this life on Dec. 26, 2012 at Ash Flat Healthcare and Rehab in Ash Flat, Ark. at the age of 82 years.

She was united in marriage in Oct. 1948 in Wheeler, Texas, to Hurshel "Lefty" Davis, who preceded her in death on July 7, 1979.

She is survived by one daughter, Diana Sue Walsh and husband, Denny, of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; four grandchildren, Rose Marie Estes and husband, Ron, Dennis Carl Walsh Jr. and wife, Cheryl, and John Patrick Walsh and wife, April, all of Mammoth Spring, Ark, and Cara Christina Wade and husband, Charles, of Nashville, Tenn.; twelve great grandchildren, Chancey Joelle Smith and husband, Scott, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., Justin McGowan of Jonesboro, Ark., Jessica Raquel Corbitt and husband, Brad, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., Jodie Madison Walsh of Cordova, Tenn., Taylor Davis Walsh, Forest "Lefty" Walsh, Candace Ashley Walsh and finance, Dusty Hatterman, Ashton Bailey Walsh, and Aysa Braxton Walsh all of Mammoth Spring, Ark., Briana Blair Wade, Mia Diana Wade, and Olivia Mae Wade, all of Nashville, Tenn.; one brother, James Reuben Medley and wife, Cathy, of Clay City, Ind; one sister, Sue Francine Kenyon and husband, Carl, of Tampa, Fla; several nieces and nephews; two other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and one sister, Virginia Mae Medley.

Wanda was a dedicated employee, working and retiring as the cafeteria manager at the Mammoth Spring School System. Later, she was employed for several years as a cashier at Town and Country Super Market in Thayer.

Mrs. Davis was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mammoth Spring and the Eastern Star.

She was a devoted homemaker and excellent cook, especially known for her delicious hot rolls and award winning cinnamon rolls.

Wanda will be remembered as a loving and caring mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Her family was the joy of her life and she treasured the time they spent together. She will truly be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Funeral services were Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel at Thayer, Mo. Burial was in the Davis Cemetery near Thayer with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home in Thayer.