Lenora Davies (Benoit) (1901 - 1980)

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Birthplace: Black Bayou, Concordia Parish, Louisiana, United States
Death: Died
Cause of death: lung cancer
Occupation: cook
Managed by: Sylvie Rose Angele MacKenzie
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Immediate Family

    • Charles
    • Emma
    • Lenora
    • Althea
    • William
    • Ruth
    • Charles
    • mother

About Lenora Davies (Benoit)

Born in Black Bayou, LA (south of Lake Charles). Daughter of Anteall and Medora Reon Benoit. Married Charles William Davies. Mother of Emma Vivienne, Lenora Lucille Marie, Althea Juanita, William Yancey, Ruth Earline, and Charles Raymond.

She never met a stranger - she could find kin folks everywhere for everyone. She loved to cook. She was a strict mother. She believed in her peach branch and would swat the kids on the legs when they misbehaved. She ran a restaurant (Waldron's Cafe) in Hackberry when her youngest child was little. She later worked as a cook at Landry High School. She had breast cancer and cancer of the esophagus. She died from cancer of the lung.

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Lenora Davies's Timeline

February 9, 1901
Concordia Parish, Louisiana, United States
February 9, 1920
Age 19
December 14, 1980
Age 79
- present
Hackberry, LA, United States