Society

Davis Keen

Graveside services for Alvin Hugh Davis, 77, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at St. Joseph Cemetery in Rockdale with Dr. Gregory Nichols officiating.

Mr. Davis died Sunday, Sept. 2, at his home in Rockdale.

He was born Jan. 20, 1935, in Austin to James Richard Edward and Sadie Virgil (Powells) Davis.

Mr. Davis was a truck driver for the City of Austin for over 20 years.

After his retirement, he worked as a fisherman.

He enjoyed westerns and wrestling.

Mr. Davis lived the past 20 years in Rockdale.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, J.C., Ray and Ralph Davis; three sisters, Ival Whisenhunt, Opal Wells and Lorene Pipes; his first wife, Betty Jane Morales Davis; and his second wife, Francis Amanda Brummett Davis.

Survivors are three sons, Alvin Joseph Davis of Halton City, Karl Ray Davis of Kyle, Randy Clayton Davis of Green Briar, Arkansas; and two daughters, Barbie Ann Davis of Rockdale, Betty Marie Davis Roy of Brownwood; also, 26 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Nolan Ray “Tiny” Keen , 67, of Milano will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Forest Grove Christian Church with burial in the Keen Family Cemetery near Forest Grove community. Pastor Lance Walch will officiate.

Mr. Keen died Monday, Sept. 3, at his home in Milano.

He was born May 4, 1945, to Lee and Jessie Raye (Diver) Keen.

Mr. Keen was a graduate of Milano High School and a life long resident of Milano.

He served in the U.S. Navy and worked 25 years as a USDA meat inspector. He was also a farmer, gardener and rancher.

Mr. Keen served on the Milano ISD board for four years and was a Little League baseball coach.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors are two sons, Noel Keen and wife Terri of Oakland, California, Levi Keen and wife Amanda of Milano; a daughter, Brandi Keen of Milano; a brother, Wayman Keen of Milano; five grandchildren, Lexi Keen-Fatheree, Rayelee Keen, Rekless Keen, Jolee Keen and Lucca Keen; and his dog, Thunder, a boxer that was his daily companion.

Memorials may be made to Milano Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 215, Milano, TX 76556.


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