Elmer Stanford Davis

May 8, 1935 ~ January 7, 2022 (age 86)

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          Elmer Stanford Davis died January 7, 2022, in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the age of 86 years 7 months 30 days.  Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 PM, Monday, January 10, 2022 at the Iron Chapel Freewill Baptist Church in Dibble.  Interment will follow at the Washington Cemetery, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.  

          Elmer was born May 8, 1935, in Brinkman, Oklahoma to Willis Marona and Willie Faye (Grubb) Davis.  He was raised and attended school in Lexington, Oklahoma.  On March 19, 1954, he and Naomi Nunnally were united in marriage in Washington, Oklahoma.  Elmer loved all sports and enjoyed coaching his son's baseball teams, as well as women's softball.  Elmer’s work history included being a milkman, a breadman, managing filling stations and reading water meters. Afterwards, he spent 25 years driving a bus for Washington Public Schools. Once retired Elmer transported his Sr. Citizen friends to doctor's appointments, and always made sure they had lunch.  Elmer's hobbies were playing cards, dominoes, bowling, watching the Washington Warriors, OU Sooners, Dallas Cowboys and the Oklahoma Thunder. His favorite past time recently is watching the game show network. Elmer was a member of the Iron Chapel Freewill Baptist Church for many years where he led worship.

          Elmer is preceded in death by his parents, Willis and Willie Davis; his wife, Naomi Davis; his daughter, Cynthia Murdock; and his nine siblings. 

          Survivors include his son, Kelly Davis and wife, Virginia of Gallatin, TN; his son, David Davis and wife, Anita of Washington, OK; his daughter, Charlotte Singletary and husband, Larry of Broken Arrow, OK; 8 grandchildren,  Jerry Davis and wife, Brandi, Kala Webb and husband, Mike, Whitney Beller and husband, Darrin, David Davis, Jr., Gary Davis and wife, Krista, Brandy Miller and husband Rob, Lara Houck and husband, Zane, Morgan Murdock and husband, Glenn; 17 great grandchildren, Tyler, Audri, Asher, Silas, Pazie, Blayden, Landon, Logan, Chandler, Emma, Addie, Sadie, Tyler, Bowen , Blaze, Baker, Mara; 3 great-great grandchildren, Blayden, Keegan, Ren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

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January 9, 2022

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Wadley's Funeral Service
303 W Washington Street
Purcell, OK 73080

Funeral Service
January 10, 2022

1:00 PM
Iron Chapel Free Will Baptist Church
May Ave and Grant Ave
Dibble, OK 73010

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