Davis, Frances Virginia

Attended 1925-1926

Birth: 1 Nov 1910, Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas
Death: 7 Jul 1996, Oroville, Butte County, California

George Tewksbury Davis (1886-)
Faye Inez Greene Davis Griffith (1888-1949)

Everett Bush Cole (1910-2001)
John Peter Carrick (1920-1991); Married 1966

Donald Everett Cole (1938-)
Kathryn Farris Jacot


Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC) 22 Sep 1925

Miss Virginia Davis, daughter of Mrs. Fay Inez Greene Davis, left last week for Mount Pleasant, where she will enter the Mont Amoena Semiary.


Chico Enterprise-Record (Chico, CA), 26 Jul 1996, p. 6B

Frances Carrick

CONCOW – A private family service is planned for Frances Virginia Carrick, 85, of Concow, who died Sunday, July 7, 1996, will be held in Chico.

Mrs. Carrick was born Nov. 1, 1910, in Pine Bluff, Ark., to George and Fay Davis.

She lived in North Carolina, in Asheville and later Charlotte, before moving to San Francisco in 1940.

Mrs. Carrick attended the University of California at San Francisco and the University of San Francisco.

During World War II, she worked as a telegrapher and radio operator for the Marine Corps. She also installed radios in tanks.

She was associated with the Big Bands during the war and helped write lyrics and music.

Mrs. Carrick moved to Minominee, Mich., for four years and then returned to California, settling in Saratoga.

She worked in display advertising for the Saratoga News and the Los Gatos Times-Observer. In 1969, she moved to Antioch, where she worked in display advertising for the Antioch Ledger. Mrs. Carrick also was the Ledger’s restaurant editor. She retired in 1979 and moved to Concow in 1984.

She raised and bred shelties in both Michigan and California. She also enjoyed the outdoors, especially boating and camping.

Survivors include a daughter, Kathy Jacot of Concow; and two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Her husband, John, died in 1991.

The Neptune Society of Northern California is in charge of arrangements.


From Ben Callahan: A copy of a letter we found in JHC Fisher’s bible that his great-grandfaughter, Sharon Bowers, gave us.