Re: Loma Dennis, b. De Queen, AR ~1911
This is an elusive family.
Here is an obituary for your Loma Dennis: She is the dau of Elijah Leroy Dennis and Mattie M. Robertson.Elijah is the son of John Wesley Austin and Nancy Eliza Jane Neal. Nancy later married Charles Dennis and Elijah took his surname.
Nancy is the dau of William Neal and Francis S. Hobson. John Wesley Austin is the son of Leroy Austin and Naoma Hodges.I have more on ancestry and decendants -Vivian Nichol
Loma Mae Davis
1911 - 2006
Loma Mae Davis, 95 of Junction City, Arkansas, died Monday, July 17, 2006 at the Medical Center of South Arkansas in El Dorado. Born May 13, 1911 in DeQueen, Arkansas, she was the daughter of Elijah and Mattie Dennis. She worked as a sales representative with Avon for over 38 years in El Dorado. She was a member of First Church of God, and attended Scotland Presbyterian Church and New Beginnings Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Holsey "Pop" Milton Davis; three sons, Charles Marshall, James Marshall and T.E. "Whitey" Marshall; a brother, Clifton Dennis; and a sister, Emma Lonward. Mrs. Davis is survived by a daughter-in-law, Martha Marshall Sandoval of El Dorado, Arkansas; grandchildren, Gena Caldwell Winder of Junction City, Arkansas, James Marshall, Jr. of Rocklin, California, Melissa Nash of Magnolia, Arkansas, Milton Marshall of Smackover, Arkansas, Doney Oatman of Rochester, New York, and Melissa, Melanie and Janece Marshall; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 11AM Thursday, July 20 at New Beginnings Baptist Church, with Rev. Doyce Witten officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, under the direction of Young`s Funeral Directors, 508 Champagnolle Road, El Dorado. Curtis Caldwell, Juan Sandoval, Michael Winder, Jr., Kris Winder, David Pate and Jeremy Pate will serve as pallbearers.