Mary "Jane" (Fyffe) Davis

Class of 1941

1941 Graduation Edition
Perry Daily JournalMary Jane Fyffe
Mary Jane Fyffe

- age 17, is the daughter of Mrs. Anna B. Fyffe. She was born August 2, 1923, in Harrison, Ark.

She attended the Covington schools until she moved to Perry one year and a half ago. While in Covington she was a member of the Jazzettes, the Pep Club of Covington high school, and a member of the Glee Club.
Mary Jane had the honor of being the salutatorian of the eighth grade lass in Covington.

She is interested in basketball and softball. Her hobby is collecting pen pals and knick knacks.

After graduation, she plans to enter a beauty culture school

Mary “Jane” (Fyffe) Davis

August 2, 1923 – July 4, 2003

Jane Davis, 79, of Perry, Oklahoma, was the daughter of Earle H. and Anna Belle (White) Fyffe. She was born on August 2, 1923 in Harrison, Arkansas and died Friday, July 4, 2003 at her home.

Jane was a 1941 graduate of Perry High School. On July 2, 1941 she married William Nordean Davis, better known as Dean. She served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1943-1945. Jane worked for the Selective Service as a Draft Board Clerk and for the Soil Conservation Service. She retired from the Selective Service on July 1, 1970. Jane was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the VFW Auxiliary.

Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 7, 2003 at Grace Hill Cemetery. Rev. Tim Boggess will officiate. Services are under the direction on Brown-Dugger Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Caring Hands Hospice in care of Brown-Dugger Funeral Home.

Jane is survived by one daughter, Sue Sherrard and her husband Larry, of DeLeon, Texas; three grandchildren, Bill Sherrard and his wife Gina, of Rhome, Texas, Brian Sherrard and his wife Teisha, of DeLeon, Texas and Bobbette Wadley of Lake Worth, Texas; three great-grandchildren, Samantha Sherrard of Rhome, Texas and Jacob and Joshua Wadley of Lake Worth, Texas; three brothers, Billy Lee Fyffe of Midwest City, Oklahoma, ElRay Fyffe of Okmulgee, Oklahoma and Archie Fyffe of Fairland, Oklahoma and one sister, Pat Fyffe of Bentonville, Arkansas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dean Davis on September 29, 1987; her infant son, Robert Dean “Bobby Dean” Davis on May 26, 1954 and her parents, Earle and Anna Bell Fyffe and three brothers, Wallace Fyffe, Jack Fyffe and ElRay Fyffe.