The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


January 7, 2014

Esther Davis

JOPLIN, Mo. — Esther Davis, age 90, of Joplin, Mo. Passed away January 4, 2014, at Freeman Hospital after a sudden illness.

She was born in Ritchey, Mo., to Alexander Marion ll and Della Larmer, of Ritchey, Mo. Esther was married to Lloyd Davis Sr. Who proceeded her in death on April 15, 1983. Esther was also proceeded in death by her first husband, Clyde Monroe Dowell.

Esther is survived by one brother, Pete Marion, of Pierce City, Mo. and nine children. Patricia Clark, Larry Dowell, Louis (Cathy) Bradley, Roy Dowell, Mary Kavanaugh, Marvin Davis, Donna Davis, Lloyd Davis Jr., and Teresa Snow all of Mo. Esther was also had 21 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

Esther found great joy in her children and growing family. She celebrated all their successes and shared in all their sorrows. She spent her years tending to her home and various hobbies.

Her best friend was her sister, Kate Marion who proceeded her in death Nov. 2001. Esther also was preceded in death by brothers, Avery Marion, Rosen Marion, and Roy Marion all of whom she loved very much.

Visitation services will be held at 1 p.m. with funeral services at 2 p.m. January 9, at the Mason Woodard Chapel with Rev. Keith Jackson officiating. Burial will follow at the Jackson Cemetery, south of Joplin.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mason-Woodard Mortuary of Joplin, Mo.

Text Only
  • Garry McDaniel Garry Dean McDaniel

    Garry Dean McDaniel passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at this home in Carl Junction, after a lengthy illness.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Buck Dalton Buck Roosevelt Dalton

    Feb. 15, 1933 - April 14, 2014

    April 16, 2014 2 Photos

  • Wanda Dickens Wanda Bell (Harris) Dickens

    Wanda Bell Harris Dickens, 86, Fairview, Mo., died April 15, 2014, at the home of her sister, Willadean, where she had made her home the last two years.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Robert Duvall Robert Clayton Duvall

    Robert Clayton Duvall, 93, passed away March 4, 2014, at the Alfredo Gonzalez Texas State Nursing Home in McAllen, Texas.

    April 16, 2014 3 Photos

  • Angie Hoskins Angie Kay Hoskins

    Angie Kay Hoskins, age 50, of Joplin, Mo., went to her heavenly home on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

    April 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • Annabell Roush Annabell Roush

    Annabell McAfee Roush, age 61, of Joplin, passed away at 8:31 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at her home after a sudden illness.

    April 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • Priscilla M. Tubaugh Priscilla M. Tubaugh

    Priscilla Mae Tubaugh, born to Joseph and Sylvia (Ohler) Webb on Aug. 6, 1933, in Barton County, Mo., passed away at 5:55 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Lockwood, Mo.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Parker Mortuary Jessie L. DiMatteo

    Jessie Lorene DiMatteo, age 92, of Joplin, Mo., passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, at Webb City Health and Rehabilitation.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Benjamin Johnson Benjamin H. Johnson

    In loving memory of Benjamin H. Johnson

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hedge-Lewis Funeral Home Lorene E. Ricke

    Lorene E. Ricke, age 93, of Webb City, Mo., passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014.

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo