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TAMPICO TORNADO

Thursday, June 18, 1953

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MISS BERYL DAVIS DIED SUDDENLY

Miss Beryl Davis, daughter of Frank and Sadie Scotchbrook Davis was born Sept. 25, 1898, at Tampico, Ill.

She received her education in the Tampico schools with the last year of high school in Moline. In 1921, she received her B. S. degree in commerce from the University of Illinois.

Her entire life was spent in Tampico except for three years she was employed in Chicago.

She was a member of the Tampico Methodist church and was church treasurer at the time of her death.

Miss Davis passed away at her home during the night Sunday She had been in poor health for many years.

She is survived by a sister, Mrs. E. E.*(Hazel) Black of Louisville, Ky. and a brother, Kenneth Davis of  Maywood, Ill.; also three nieces, Mrs. Betsy Montgomery, Mrs. Barbara Heuer and Miss Marjorie Davis; and a grand niece, Janis Montgomery, besides other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held in the Methodist church Wednesday afternoon with Rev. Hollis Wharton, pastor of the Walnut Methodist church officiating, assisted by Rev. Joe Walker, pastor of the  local church.

Mrs. Everett Renkes san "Beyond the Sunset"  and "No Night There," accompanied by Mrs. Ivan Bishop.

Mr. and Mrs. Nim Gosney and Mrs. H. J. Kolb were in charge of the flowers.

Burial was in the Tampico Memorial cemetery with Everett Renkes, Claude Johnson, Vernon Denison, Ralph, Lloyd and Arlyn Pratt serving as pallbearers.

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