Charlotte Davis, 86, died Oct. 7 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. Born April 13, 1926 in Coffeyville, she was the daughter of Levi Bethel and Tina Mabel (Rose) Haines. On May 20, 1950 she married Samuel G. Davis in Corpus Christi, Texas. He died on Sept. 14, 1976. A resident of Great Bend since 1968, she was a clerk for the Barton County Treasurers and Appraisers Offices.
Mrs. Davis was a member of the First Congregational United Church of Christ. She was a Girl Scout Troop Leader and served on the Girl Scout Council.
Survivors include two daughters, Carol Davis of Great Bend and Paula Davis of Hoisington; and Cairn Terrier, Abigail. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Lee Vernon Haines, Jack Robert Haines, Hugh Edward Haines, Carol Dean Haines; and one sister, Gloria Jane Stevenson.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Great Bend with the Rev. Stan Crawford officiating. Burial will be at the Great Bend Cemetery. Friends may visit from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m., on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the First Congregational United Church of Christ or Pawnee County Humane Society, both in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.bryantfh.net.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, Ks. 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Oct. 9, 2012