Obituary of Roberta Davis


Roberta Jean Davis, age 91, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Friday, August 28, 2020, at her home.  She was born November 24, 1928, in Hiattville, Kansas, the daughter of Otis Rolla Hixon and Bernice Boileau Hixon.

Roberta graduated from the Hepler High School with the Class of 1947.

She had worked for Key Industries for fifteen years.  She later went to work for the Western Insurance Company where she worked in the computer department.  Shen retired in 1987.

Roberta married Thomas Warren Davis on July 20, 1991, in Ft. Scott, Kansas.

She was a longtime member of the Grace Baptist Tabernacle.

Roberta enjoyed spending time outdoor, biking and gardening as well as spending time with the family and friends.


Survivors include her husband, Warren, of the home; a step-son, James Davis, of Republic, Missouri; a nephew, Lynn Hixon, Jr., of Independence, Missouri, six step-grandchildren and several step-great-grandchildren and great-nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by a step-son, Tom Davis, a step-grandson, Mark Davis and two brothers, William Hixon and Lynn Hixon.


Rev. Paul Rooks will conduct funeral services at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, September 5th at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Burial will follow in the Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Grace Baptist Tabernacle and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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