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Phoebe Doris Davis1,2

Female
b. 19 August 1908, d. 6 January 2011


Father Sheridan Edward "Shird" Davis1 b. 21 August 1878, d. 27 April 1933
Mother Elva Charlotte "Lottie" Merriott1 b. 23 December 1883, d. 20 March 1919
Pop-up Pedigree

Family 1 Harry J. Wheeler d. 1958
Marriage* 31 December 1932  Principal=Harry J. Wheeler2 

Family 2 Col. Louis D. Laurin b. 10 September 1905, d. 17 January 1995
Marriage* 19 June 1959  Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA, Principal=Col. Louis D. Laurin2 

Birth* 19 August 1908  Lincoln, Benton Co., MO1,2,3 
Census* 1910  1910 Federal Census, Missouri, Benton County, East White Township, ED 12, Series: T624, Roll: 769, Page: 131A, May 5
Sheet 8A
(enumerated with father, Shird Davis)
23, 158, 163, Davis, Phoebe, Daughter, F, W, 2, S, , , , Missouri, Missouri, Missouri, , None, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,1 
Census 1920  1920 Federal Census, Missouri, Pettis County, Washington Township, ED: 157, Series: T625, Roll: 940, Page: 247B, January 23
Sheet 6B
(enumerated with father, Shird Davis)
72, 132, 132, Davis, Phoebe, Daughter, , , F, W, 10, S, , , Yes, Yes, Yes, Missouri, , Ohio, , Missouri, , , None, , ,4 
Census 1930  1930 Federal Census, Missouri, Jackson County, Kansas City, Ward 2, ED: 48-15, Series: T626, Roll: 1193, Page: 258B, April 7
Sheet 6B, Block 209, 814 Frost Avenue Apartments
78, , 185, Davis, Phoebe, Head-H, R, 82, , , F, W, 20, S, , No, , Missouri, Ohio, Missouri, , 66, , , , , Yes, Supervisor, Cigar Factory, 7400, W, Yes, , No, ,5 
Married Name 31 December 1932  Wheeler2 
Marriage* 31 December 1932  Principal=Harry J. Wheeler2 
Married Name 19 June 1959  Laurin2 
Marriage* 19 June 1959  Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA, Principal=Col. Louis D. Laurin2 
SSN* 6 January 2011  Phoebe D LAURIN
Birth Date: 19 Aug 1908
Death Date: 6 Jan 2011
Social Security Number: 493-22-2209
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Missouri
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 98930
Localities: Grandview, Yakima, Washington3 
Death* 6 January 2011  Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center, Sedalia, Pettis Co., MO2,3 
News/Obit* 10 January 2011  Phoebe Doris Laurin (1908-2011)

Phoebe D. Laurin, 102, of Sedalia passed away on Thursday, January 6, 2011 at Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center. She was born in Lincoln, Missouri on August 19, 1908, the fourth child of the late Shird and Elva Charlottie (Merriott) Davis.

Phoebe's family moved to the Ionia community, where she attended school. She moved to Kansas City and worked for Mrs. Stovers Candy Company for 5 years. She also worked for the American Tobacco Company in Kansas City and Louisville, Kentucky, until she returned to Kansas City as the manager in the Green Room Restaurant.

Phoebe and Harry J. Wheeler were married on December 31, 1932. Harry was the owner of a small loan company in Kansas City. In 1946 they moved to the Lake of the Ozarks. They were wintering in Palm Beach, Florida when Harry suffered a heart attack in 1948. Harry preceded Phoebe in death in 1958.

On June 19, 1959 Phoebe and Col. Louis D. Laurin were married in Valdosta, Georgia. In 1975 they built a house in Sedalia, and returned here in 1978.

Phoebe was a member of the Golden Key Club, Welcome Wagon Club and sewing clubs in Florida. She was also a Minister of the Spiritualist Church in Florida.

Phoebe was preceded in death by her parents; 2 brothers, Harry Davis and Clarence Davis; 3 sisters, Florence Ransdell, Elva Alderman and Alta Wright.

Phoebe is survived by her nephew Jimmy Wright; her niece Charlotte Mills and husband, Tony; her great-nephew, Bill Mills; her great-niece Tonya Rauch; and her special and close friend, Stacy Jeffries.

Funeral services will be at 1:00PM on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at Ewing-Schutte-Semler Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Donald Allcorn officiating. Entombment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Published in the Sedalia Democrat (MO) January 10, 20112 
Burial* 12 January 2011  Memorial Park Cemetery, Sedalia, Pettis Co., MO2 

Citations
  1. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S1100] MO, Sedalia Democrat, online www.sedaliademocrat.com.
  3. [S129] SSDI Death Index,.
  4. [S247] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.


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