Everette Noel Davis

Posted: Tuesday, March 02, 2004

Former Juneau resident Everette Noel Davis, 59, died Jan. 22, 2004, at the Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del.

He was born Nov. 8, 1944, in Hyattsville, Md. to Lloyd Davis and Virginia Jones Davis. He retired from the U.S. Army in 1981 at the rank of master sergeant with many decorations after 20 years of service. He had served during the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War, receiving the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm. He had been an office manager in food service and in administration for the State of Alaska. He had been the manager of American Legion Post No. 28 in Millsboro, Del.

He was a member of Nur Shrine; the Mid-Atlantic Shrine Association-Motor Corps, currently as first lieutenant; American Legion Post No. 28; and Endeavor Lodge No. 17 in Milton. He was a 32 degree Scottish Rite Mason; captain of Nur Shrine Mini-Corvettes; past president of the Uniformed units of Nur Shrine; the Lower Delaware Shrine Club; and a life member of the VFW.

He is survived by his wife, Arleen Harris Davis; son, Kevin Davis of Lewes, Del.; daughter, Ariana Rutz of Strasburg, Va.; two grandchildren; sisters, Marion (Bob) Dorsey of Nokesville, Va., Barbara (Bob) Gross of Crofton, Md., Nelsie (John) Jameson of Selbyville, Del., and Susan Burney of Poquoson, Va.; brothers, John (Dorothy) Davis of Port Orange, Fla., Bill (Marge) Davis Lewes, Del., Jinx (Donna) Davis of Strasburg, Va., and Blaine (Frances) Davis of Strasburg, Va.

Services took place in late January in Delaware. He was buried in the Delaware Veterans Cemetery in Millsboro, Del.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Delaware Hospice, 600 DuPont Hwy., Georgetown, DE 19947.

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