The Rev. M. Wendell Davis


The Rev. M. Wendell Davis, 89, a clergy member of the Great Plains Conference, born December 14, 1931; died October 25, 2021. He married Barb Poppert on June 6, 1954. Davis served several churches including Merna, Fairhaven & Malvern, Illinois; Holstein and Kenesaw Presbyterian, Norfolk Westridge EUB, Hoskins, Westridge EUB, Kearney Faith UMC, North Platte First UMC, Hastings Grace UMC, Scottsbluff First UMC in and Columbus First UMC until retiring in 1996. He also served as interim pastor at St. Luke’s-UCC in Columbus and Methodist churches in Monroe, Fullerton and David City-Bellwood. He is survived by wife Barb Davis, children Paul (Cheryl) Davis, Alan (Joy) Davis and Pam (Ron) Range, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Memorial Services were held Oct. 29, 2021, at Columbus First United Methodist Church.