Iva Lou Davis



Iva Lou Davis of Picher died Tuesday Oct. 13, 2009, at Eastwood Manor Nursing Center in Commerce. She was 90.

Mrs. Davis was born Aug. 11, 1919, in Marshfield, Mo., to Fred and Katie (Fortune) Holcomb. She lived in Picher most of her life. 

She had worked at OK Cleaners and was a custodian for Picher Post Office. She was a member of the Union Church in Picher for several years and a member of the True Companion Class at Union Church.  She was preceded in death by her first husband, Troy Graves in 1959; second husband, Phillip Davis in 1968; her parents; three brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include one son, James Graves and wife Sandra of Grove; one daughter, Liz Carnes and husband Larry “Babe” of Quapaw, four grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at St. Luke Cemetery in Marshfield, Mo. Chaplain David Rycroft will officiate.