Obituary for Josie Mae Davis, 83

May 22,1933 To December 20,2016,


Funeral Services
1 PM, Thursday, December 29, 2016 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Glasgow


Missouri Cancer Association (MCA)

Josie Mae Davis passed away at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Missouri on December 20, 2016. She was 83 years of age. Josie was born in Glasgow, Missouri to the late George Emery and Corrine (Walz) Emery on May 22, 1933. She attended grade school in Glasgow, Missouri and high school in Dalton, Missouri. She worked as a professional cook for over thirty –five years. She enjoyed sewing; watching professional football and basketball; watching soap operas; and spending time with family and friends. Josie is preceded in death by her husband, Fred Davis; her parents, George and Corrine Emery; her sons, Calvin Davis and Charles Davis; her daughter, Marie Davis; her brothers, Doug Emery, Frank Emery, and George Emery; and her sister, Beatrice Carr. Josie is survived by her son, Robert (Charlene) Emery of Kansas City, Missouri; daughter, Johnnie (Robert) Lyons of Lawrence, Kansas ; daughter, Gwendolyn Davis of Boonville, Missouri; son, Fred (Lisa) Davis of Slater, Missouri; son, Dale (Dee) Davis of Fayette, Missouri; son, Michael (Joyce) Davis of Kansas City, Missouri; daughter, Lisa (Wayne) Wright of Columbia, Missouri; son, Tim (Terri) Davis of Moberly, Missouri; sister, Grace Jefferson of Kansas City, Missouri; nephew Willard Emery, Apple Valley, California; and a host of grandchildren; great- grandchildren; nieces; nephews; relatives; and friends. A memorial service will be held at 1 PM, Thursday, December 29, 2016 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Glasgow, Missouri with Rev. Sandra Enyard officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Missouri Cancer Associates; 1705 E Broadway Ste. 100, Columbia, Missouri 65201, Condolences may be sent to Friemonth-Freese Funeral Service; 112 Market St., Glasgow, Missouri 65254. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Boone Hospital Center; Lenoir Woods’ REACH; and Fitzgibbon Family Health for the excellent service they provided for Josie during her courageous battle with cancer.