Nora Rose Davis

Born: Sat., Apr. 8, 1916
Died: Sun., Aug. 22, 2010

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Nora "Jackie" Baird Davis - 94, of Pendleton died peacefully in her sleep on August 22, 2010, in Pendleton. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 3:00 PM at the Pendleton Seventh-day Adventist Church. Send condolences and sign the online guestbook at Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Davis was born on April 8, 1916 in Philbrook, Minnesota. In her youth she was always outdoors, loved animals, and considered herself to be a "tomboy". She enjoyed the family horses and regularly rode them on the family farm in Minnesota. Jackie married Wayne Davis on January 31, 1943 in Hinsdale Illinois. She worked in hospitals in Hinsdale and later in Kentucky. Jackie and Wayne moved to Pendleton in 1951 and she later worked for 11 years at Harris Pine Mills. Jackie was an avid painter, with many of her paintings displayed at the Cookie Tree in Pendleton. Jackie and Wayne were married for 62 happy years prior to his death in 2005. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Davis of Pendleton, one brother, Duane Baird of Pendleton and one sister, Phyllis Nelson of Wisconsin. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Howard Baird and Claude Baird, and one sister, Fern Bain. One sister, Doris Thomas Springer, passed away two weeks later on September 4, 2010.

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Robert Hyde
   Posted Tue September 21, 2010
A pleasent lady from my association with her

Ron and Debbie Nelson
   Posted Tue September 21, 2010
Our thoughts and prayers are with you, wish we had lived closer so we could spend more time with her. Sincerely, Jackie's Nephew Ron and family

Robin Holbrook
   Posted Fri October 01, 2010
Jackie was a very sweet and generous lady. We always enjoyed visiting with her. Her sense of humor is something she had until the end and we will always remember her for that. Glenn and Robin Holbrook

Marian Mills
   Posted Fri October 01, 2010
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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