Thomas Alexander Davis Obit
Cool Springs Cemetery
Williamson Co. TX
Submitted by Helen Pate Ross
Tribute of Respect
Friday, Jan 17, 1919, at 1:30 a m, the
angel of death visited the home of Mrs NANCY ELIZABETH RAY DAVIS and
claimed for its victim her beloved husband, THOMAS ALEXANDER DAVIS.
Although he had been in declining health for nearly three years, his
illness was critical only about two weeks. All was done for him that could
be done. He was born in Alabama, Jan 25, 1840, making his stay on earth 78
years, 11 months, & 22days. He leaves a wife, one son and two
daughters, also two step-daughters, and thirteen grandchildren, to mourn
their loss, but we feel that our loss is his eternal gain.
We do not mourn as those who
have no hope, for we feel assured that our loved one is with his dear
children which have gone before and is patiently waiting to meet the ones
left behind. His aged wife is lonely in her home where she spent more
than fifty years with him. Mr Davis was a confederate soldier. He was
always glad to see his many friends who called often at his home to enjoy
a conversation with him.
His remains were taken to Cool
Springs Saturday where the funeral services were held & quietly laid
to rest in the cemetery to await the resurrection morn. He was a member of