Nell Bogie Davis, 95

Published 12:49 pm Monday, October 25, 2021

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Nell Bogie Davis, of Stanford, passed away on Sunday, October 24, 2021, at her home. She was 95.
Born on June 13, 1926, in Hustonville, she was the daughter of the late Joe T. and Effie Lunsford Bogie.
Nell was a classroom teacher in the Lincoln County School System for thirty-five years. She was a member of the Stanford Presbyterian Church, Lincoln County Historical Society, Logan Whitley DAR, Lincoln County Cattleman’s Association, Farm Bureau, and Retired Teachers Association.
Through the years, Nell donated many hours to the community serving as a 4-H leader, committee member of the Hustonville Heritage Days, Lincoln County Fair, Presbyterian Meeting House, and L and N Railroad Museum. For ten years, she enjoyed working for Martin Tours and Traveling.
She had a deep love of farming, working in her yard and garden, and watching horse shows. Nell loved history, antiquing, and having lunch with friends at Coleman’s.
She is survived by one daughter, Jane (Wayne) Berry; one son, Tommy (Kaye) Davis; one granddaughter, Amy (Troy) Sparks; two grandsons, Clayton (Jessica) Davis and Mark (Brittany) Davis; two great-granddaughters, Bailey Kate Sparks and Kinley Clay Davis; two great-grandsons, Brody Thomas Davis and William Clayton Davis; one brother in-law, Joe Dietz of New Castle, Indiana; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Clay P. Davis, Jr; two sisters, Dorothy McElfresh and JoAnn Dietz; and three brothers, William Bogie, Hayes Bogie, and Alvin Bogie.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, conducted by Bill Demrow at Fox and Friend Funeral Home in Stanford. Jim Erwin and Bobby Clay Camenisch will officiate the service with burial following in Buffalo Springs Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at Fox and Friend Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be: David Campbell, Tim Spaulding, Lowell Atwood, Eddie Carter, Woody Ball, Dan Grigson, Dickie Cooper, and Buddy Pence.
Honorary pallbearers will be: Lou Fletcher, Tim Lair, Boyd Coleman, Ted Defosset, Ronnie Caudill, and Joe Elliott.
Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to the Stanford Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 180, Stanford, Kentucky 40484.
Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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