William M. Davis - Leachville

Wednesday, February 15, 2006

William M. "Nook" Davis, 91, of Leachville, died Sunday, February 5, 2006 at his residence. Born in Monetteon Dec. 20, 1914, he lived his lifetime in Leachville. He was a retired farmer and of the Baptist belief. He was a WWII Army Air Corps veteran.

Survivors include a daughter, Rose (Dorothy) Bisgrove of Norork, Vir.; a sister, Pauline Leiss of Flint, Mich.; a brother, Willis Davis of Monette; two grandchildren, Steve Wilkinson of Virginia Beach, Vir., and Rhonda Stapel of Lyndeboro, N.H.; five great grandchildren, Tim Thode, Stevie Troxler, Samantha Williams, Lilyan and Alex Wilkinson; two great-great grandchildren, Jasmine and Jared Troxler; numerous nephews and nieces; two stepsons, H.B. and Gene Neil and their children and grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Davis; daughter, Dianna Lynn Davis; parents, Jack and Rachel Davis; and three brothers, Marion, Ovil "Buck", and Johnny Davis.

The funeral was held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Gregg Fuenral Home in Monette with Rev. William Piercy officiating. Burial was in Greene County Memorial Gardens in Paragould.

Pallbearers are Jerry Davis, Allen Davis, Jack Davis, Myron Davis, John Beaird and Bud Beaird.