Ona Davis Rhodes
August 20, 2013, 8:00 am by Staff Reports
Ona Davis Rhodes passed away peacefully on Aug. 16, 2013 at the age of 85.
She was born to Walter and Macy (Smith) Janner on the Ratliff Ranch located in the Prairie Mountain area, southwest Llano County, on Nov. 10, 1927.
Ona was a lifelong resident of Llano County and graduated from Llano High School in 1944. She married M.C. "Bozo” Davis on Feb. 1, 1946. They lived on the Davis Ranch, where Ona enjoyed being a homemaker and helping Bozo with ranch activities.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Llano, the Order of the Eastern Star and the Monday Night Supper Club. Ona was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bozo Davis, one daughter, Sherie Ann Davis, and two sons, Michael and Daryl Davis.
She is survived by her daughter, Melodee, and husband Rodney Taylor of Llano; her sister, Mildred, and husband David W. Strayhorn; two grandchildren, Terra, and husband Judson Willett of Austin and Heath and wife Kay Taylor; and two great-grandchildren Addison and Graham Taylor.
Funeral services were at the Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Home in Llano at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19 with Rev. Rick Cundieff officiating. Burial will follow at the Llano City Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Heath Taylor, Judson Willett, Mike Livermore, Mike Livingston, Dennis Raesener and Jim Cone.
Funeral arrangements were made under the direction of Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Homes, Inc. Llano, Texas. E-mail condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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