The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


July 12, 2007

Reubena Davis

Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Lemke Funeral Homes, Lyons Chapel, 2304 N. Second St., Clinton. There also will be a one-hour visitation prior to funeral services on Saturday.

SERVICES: 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, 2020 N. Third St., Clinton, with the Rev. Nathaniel Johnson will be officiating.

CLINTON — Reubena Davis, 72, of Clinton, died Sunday at her home.

Pallbearers will be Terry Freels, Jim Vilmont, Tom Hart, Manuel James, Scott Stubblefield, Allen Stubblefield, Tom Hart Sr., Maude James, Ed Cannon, Ronnie Patterson and Charles Julian.

Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery.

She was born Sept. 10, 1934, in Winchester, Ky., to Robert and Josephine Dunlop Green. She married Wallace Davis Sr. in 1953 in Winchester.

She was a high school graduate.

She was employed with General Electric for 27 years until her retirement.

She was a member of Second Baptist Church where she was a trustee, General Electric Gem Club and the Eastern Star in Kentucky.

Survivors include one daughter, Carol (Dr. Arthur) Mardis of Keokuk; six sons, Wallace E. Davis Jr. of Clinton, Winfred T. Davis of Clinton, Gary F. (Teresa) Davis of Camanche, Michael E. Davis Sr. of Clinton, Charles C. Davis of Aurora, Ill., and Bobby R. Davis of Davenport; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three sisters, Johnnie Mae Julian of Lexington, Ky., Mildred Green of Chesapeake, W. Va., and Theodosia “Teddy” Jetter of Clinton; four brothers, Charles (Gloria) Green of Rockford, Nathaniel Green of Clinton, Richard (Geraldine “Babe”) Green of Clinton and Paul Green of Clinton; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Condolences may be made online at

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, two sisters and four brothers.

Death date: July 8, 2007

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