Sonja Kay Davis, age 57, resident of rural Uniontown, died early Tuesday, December 22, 2009, as the result of an automobile accident south west of Fort Scott. She was born May 11, 1952, in Springfield, Missouri, the daughter of Charles F. Ford and Edna May Strong Ford. She married Paul Dwaine Davis on October 27, 1969. Sonja was a 1970 graduate of Fort Scott High School. She was employed in the business office at Mercy Health Center. She loved to sew and crochet.
Survivors include her husband, Paul, of the home; her mother, Edna Campbell, Fort Scott; one son, Adam Davis and wife Katie, Drexel, Missouri; and a daughter, Nicole Davis, Uniontown, Kansas. Also surviving are two brothers, Chuck Ford, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Cavin Ford, Fort Scott; two sisters, Kathy Martin, Fort Scott, and Joelene Conner, El Dorado, Kansas; three grandchildren, Blaine Ross, Bryleigh Ross, and Jaxon Davis. She was preceded in death by her father and an infant sister, Glinda Ford.
William James Schafer will conduct graveside services at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 30th, in the Centerville Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday, December 26th, from 9 A.M. to 7 P.M. at the Cheney Witt Chapel. The body will lie in state privately in her home from Sunday until service time on Wednesday. Memorials are suggested to the Mercy Health Center Foundation and may be sent to Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at www.cheneywitt.com.