Laura L. Davis 1931-2022 | News, Sports, Jobs



YOUNGSTOWN – Laura LaVerne Davis, 90, of Youngstown, died Monday, March 7, 2022, at 5:38 a.m., at St. Elizabeth Boardman’s Hospital, following complications from a long illness.

She was born September 23, 1931 in Youngstown, the daughter of Luther Humphrey Sr. and Helen Mae Chambers Humphrey Dukes.

Laura was employed at General Motors Lordstown for 29 years as an assembler, before retiring in 1999. She graduated in 1949 from Rayen School.

She was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church and belonged to several card clubs, where she played hearts, pinochle and spades, and enjoyed going to movies and spending time with her family and grandchildren.

She is survived by two sons, John (Jeaniene) Davis III of Fort Worth, Texas and David Tribble III (Suvella Ravnell) of Youngstown; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; caregiver/niece, Mrs. Debra Sharp of Youngstown; and a host of relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Luther “Buddy” Humphrey Jr. and Joseph Humphrey; and a sister, Mrs. Helen Mae Richardson.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, with call hours from 11 a.m. to noon, at the Sterling-McCullough Williams Youngstown Funeral Chapel. Masks are mandatory. Interment will be at Tod Homestead Cemetery.

Comfort arrangements were taken care of by Sterling-McCullough Williams Youngstown Funeral Home.

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