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Francisco Javier Flores

October 03, 2001

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in El Centro for Francisco Javier Flores, 39, of Sun City, who died Sept. 21 in Menifee Valley Medical Center. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.

A determination of the cause of death is pending investigation.

Mass will be celebrated at 8:30 a.m. Friday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in El Centro with the Rev. Jaime Escobedo officiating.

Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Calexico.

Mr. Flores was born March 18, 1962, in Calexico.

He served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany. He returned to the Imperial Valley and joined the National Guard.

Music and boxing were his passions. He will be missed by all his loved ones, according to family.

Survivors include his parents, Jose Z. and Guadalupe D. Flores of El Centro; sisters, Josephine, Felicitas E. and Martina V., all of El Centro, and Agapita Flores of San Bernardino; and brothers, Jose Jr. and Alfredo Flores, both of El Centro.

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LORA DAVIS

Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday in Frye Chapel & Mortuary in Brawley for Lora Davis, 82, of Niland, who died Monday in Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Frye Chapel & Mortuary in Brawley. Pastor Carol Inglis of Full Gospel Light House Pentecostal Church of Niland will officiate.

Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Brawley.

Mrs. Davis was born March 6, 1919, in Prescott, Ark. She was the daughter of Henry Willingham and Karrie Walker.

She met Charlie Davis in Seguine, Texas, and soon after married him in San Antonio, Texas. The Davises later moved to Los Angeles, where Mrs. Davis worked as a cook in many prestigious homes in the Hollywood area.

Mrs. Davis served as deaconess of Friendlywill Baptist Church and was a member of Faithful St. Mark Baptist Church, both in Los Angeles.

In 1967, she met George Demby, her companion and friend of 34 years. They later relocated to Niland, where they attended Full Gospel Lighthouse Pentecostal Church.

Mrs. Davis loved to cook and fish, according to her family.

Survivors include her husband, George R. Demby of Niland; son and daughter-in-law, Charles E. and Yolanda Davis of Gardena; and grandson, Brandon E. Davis of Granada Hills.

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