Patty--Harry Davis died early Monday morning after four weeks illness of brain
fever. He was born in Champaign county, Nov. 14, 1901, and was the son of
Mr. and Mrs. David Davis. Until about two years ago the family lived near
Muddy Corner where occurred one of the most shocking tragedies of recent years.
The father killed the mother and but for the efforts of Harry would in his crazed
condition have probably killed the children, but falling killed himself.
After the tragedy Harry was taken and cared for by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lawrence,
who have the sincere sympathy of their neighbors in their sadness. Harry
also leaves three sisters and one brother. The funeral was held from the
Laura Christian church Tuesday afternoon with Rev. Enos Pemberton officiating.
Burial at Old Ludlow
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