Wanda Joyce Davis
5/13/1934 - 12/8/2008


Services for Wanda Davis, 74, of Kilgore will be ten a.m., Thursday, December 11, 2008 at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Dennis Webster officiating.  Burial will follow in the White Oak Cemetery.  Mrs. Davis passed away Monday, December 8, 2008 in Kilgore, Texas.


Mrs. Davis was born May 13, 1934 in Tyler, Texas to the late Walter and Vivian Boone.  She worked for several Kilgore businesses’ including The Char-Burger and Wal-Mart.  Mrs. Davis enjoyed fishing, camping and spending time with family and friends.  She was an independent woman who was always there to help someone in need.  Mrs. Davis loved her family and cherished every moment with them.  Her loving family and many friends will miss her.


Mrs. Davis is survived by her two sons and daughters-in-law Verlin and Sandy Crosby of Kilgore and Kevin and Cassidy Davis of Longview; brother Elmer Boone of Mobile, Alabama; half-sister Mary Ann Gilbreath of Rockwall; four step-children Martha Copeland of Kilgore, Jeannie Aaron Smith of Kilgore, Rosemary Davis Esquivel of Kilgore and Jesse K. Davis of Kilgore; ten grandchildren Kirk and wife Amanda Crosby of Liberty City, Melissa Crosby of Kilgore, Toby Craig of Kilgore, Josh Crosby and Desiree’ Crosby both of Longview, Nicole Crosby and Danielle Crosby both of Kilgore, Kim Paredes of Big Sandy, Jack Ridens II of Gilmer and Kenneth Copeland of Kilgore; thirteen great grandchildren Lance Trice, Derrick Trice, Chelsey Trice, Joshua Trice, Kassidy Crosby, Robert Crosby, Hannah Crosby, Leah Kruger, Joseph Kruger, Cody Duke, Ashley Dearman, Shelby Dearman and Nikki Paredes as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends.


Mrs. Davis is preceded in death by her husband Jesse K. (Jack) Davis and two brothers Edger Boone and Darwin Boone.


The family will receive friends at Rader Funeral Home, Wednesday evening between six and eight p.m.

Obituary Provided By:
Rader Funeral Home
401 N. Martin
Kilgore, TX  75662