Obituary of Teresa Davis

Teresa Diane Davis, age 66, a resident of Fort Scott, died Friday, February 26, 2021, at her home. She was born December 5, 1954 in Fort Scott, Kansas, the daughter of Marion Young and Lena Kerr Young.

After graduating high school, Teresa completed cosmetology school. She later worked for Mercy Hospital as a CNA.

She married Frank Davis and together they enjoyed fishing.

Teresa liked to crochet and talk on the phone.

She especially enjoyed her time with her family and friends.


She is survived by her husband Frank of the home; a son Adrian Young and wife Melanie of Wellington, Kansas, a daughter Tynessa Van Buren, of Grandview, Missouri; five grandchildren, Adrianna, Aidyn, and Aurora Young, Tanesa and Kyesha Van Buren ; four brothers, Floyd, Wade, Rodney and Waymon Young, two sisters, Nellie Stutterfield, and Rhonda Turner as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Junior and Goldie Young, and a sister, Janice Ray.


There was cremation. A celebration of life will take place at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction 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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