Ruby Ester Davis, daughter of the late John Elexander Volz and Effie McMann Volz was born on February 11, 1912 in New Madrid County and died in the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau on Monday, May 26, 2003, at the age of 91. Mrs. Davis was a member of the Olive Branch General Baptist Church in Essex, a retired school teacher and librarian in the Richland School District and a resident of rural Essex. She was united in marriage to Ted Davis on April 22, 1934 at Morehouse. Mr. Davis preceded her in death on September 25, 1993. Survivors include two brothers, Ruben Volz and Benzle Volz, both of Dexter; and several neices and nephews. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Audrey McCormick; one infant sister; and one infant brother. Visitation was held at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 5 - 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27, 2003. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 28, 2003 in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Doyle Corlew officiating. Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.