English Cemetery ~ Edith Orlena Davis ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Davis, Edith Orlena
LAST: Davis FIRST: Edith MID: Orlena
BORN: 1 Sep 1893 DIED: 24 Jan 1973 BURIED: 27 Jan 1973 (English Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Airlie, Polk Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Roseburg, Douglas Co., Oregon
Name of Father: Asa C. Staats
Maiden Name of Mother: Sarah Etta Wilson
1900 OR CENSUS - Edith O. Staats, age 6, b. Sept 1893 in Oregon, is enumerated with Asa C., age 38, occupation farmer, b. Aug 1861 in Oregon, and his wife of 9 years, Sarah E., age 25, mother of 1, b. Mar 1875 in Iowa.
1st MARRIAGE - Guy W. Ray & Edith O. Staats md 30 Nov 1910, Polk Co, Oregon .
DIVORCE - Polk County Circuit Court Journal, Vol 17, page 455 - Guy W. Ray vs Edith O. Ray; divorce granted 8 Mar 1918
divorced March 1918 (Polk County Circuit Court Journal 17:455)]
Edith Orlena Davis, 79, of Rockaway died Jan 24 in a Roseburg nursing home. 
She was born in Airlie on Sept 1, 1893, the daughter of Aise [sic: Asa] and Sarah Wilson Staats. On Aug 21, 1957, she married Joseph A. Davis in Tacoma, Wash. Mrs. Davis lived in Dallas prior to moving to Rockaway in 1945 where she lived until being confined to a nursing home. Survivors include her husband, Joseph A. Davis of Rockaway; one daughter, Orlena Lewis of Myrtle Creek; one son, Fred Ray of Burnt Woods; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 
Funeral services were at 2 pm Jan 27 in the Bollman Funeral home with the Rev Gordon Milldrum officiating. Interment was in the English cemetery in Monmouth.
Itemizer Observer, Wednesday, 31 Jan 1973, II:9:1
Edith O. Davis
1894 - 1973
Saucy & Tolle Survey & Photographs
1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, ED 176,)
Polk County Circuit Court Journal, Vol 17, page 455
Oregon Marriage Index IO 31 Jan 1973, II:9:1
ROW: 21-2