Helen Elizabeth Hart Davis

Helen Elizabeth Hart Davis passed away December 5, 2009, in Woodland, CA, at the age of 95. A fourth generation Californian, she was born in Hollister to Alwyn Lewis Hart and Matilda Jane Mantes Hart. Helen graduated from Hollister High School and San Benito College, and she went on to obtain her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Stanford University. She is survived by her sons John Hart Davis of Yolo and James Marvin Davis of Fort Bragg, as well as numerous Hollister relatives, including her sister-in-law, Nellie Hart; her cousin, Anna May Thomas Park; and her nephews – Bill Hart, Jr., Jack Hart, and Tom Hart. Helen was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Gene S. Davis, her brother, Bill Hart, Sr., and her niece, Anne Hart. A funeral service was held on December 11, 2009, at the Woodland United Methodist Church.

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