OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
209 North 3rd Street, P.O. Box 1250, Glenwood, AR
Linda S. Davis
Published: February 14, 2013
Linda S. Davis, age 64, of Umpire, died Tuesday, February 12, 2013. She was born April 10, 1948, at Nashville, the daughter of Grady Morris and Sibyl Wakley Morris. On June 24, 1966, she was married to Johnny Ray Davis. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, James Morris.
She was a member of the Umpire Free Holiness Church, which she dearly loved and was always a faithful and dedicated worker for her church. She enjoyed cooking for her family, farming, reading, listening to southern gospel music and taking care of her loving dog "Cupcake". Anyone that knew Linda, knew her two precious granddaughters, Breanna and Aubrey, were truly the light of her life. She was affectionately called "Nan"; had a beautiful smile; and always put others first. There are three words that completely describes Linda, "she loved unconditionally". She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her husband, Johnny Ray Davis of Umpire; one daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Duane Crawford of Umpire; two granddaughters, Breanna Crawford and Aubrey Crawford; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Haynes and Jodi Morris of Bella Vista, Warren and Robin Morris of Soldotna, Alaska and Butch and Olena Morris of Umpire; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Helen and Richard Todd of Little Rock, Gayla and Donnie Williamson of Tanner Williams, Alabama, Maxine and Garland Tallant of Horatio and Judy Seals of Prairie Grove; her very special mother-in-law, Bonnie Davis of Umpire; her special sister-in-law, Debby Boswell and her husband, Paul, of Umpire; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Umpire Free Holiness Church with Bro. Donnie Vaughn, Bro. Donnie Williamson, Bro. Dale Crawford and Bro. Olin Vaughn officiating. Visitation will be Friday, 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Bethel Cemetery in Umpire under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Glenwood. Pallbearers will be Brad Morris, Brian Morris, David Todd, Ben Seals, Blake Yandell and Madison Yandell. Guest registry is at www.davis-smith.com.