In the days when westerns dominated the new invention of television, one Texas actress charmed audiences across the nation with her colorful portrayals. Gail Davis, once called by longtime friend Gene Autry “the perfect western actress,” was a familiar face on television and film in the 1950s. Born...
Gail Bush Davis (Doodle), 80, of Andrews, went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. Gail was the last charter member of Second Baptist Church of Andrews. She loved taking care of people and her grandchildren. She was the daughter of the late Horace and Bertha Bush of...
Unfortunately, Annie Oakley star Gail Davis performed her last role ever as Sheriff Andy's sweetheart
The Andy Griffith Show cast her as ''the perfect female,'' but most directors believed the Western star ''was always going to be Annie Oakley.''. When Barney Fife and his gal set up Sheriff Andy Taylor with Thelma Lou's cousin Karen in The Andy Griffith Show episode "The Perfect Female," she seems the perfect match for Andy.
Mrs. Gail Davis, age 69 of McClures Bend, died Friday morning, February 12 at Riverview Regional in Carthage. She is survived by: sons, Shannon Davis and wife Bea of McClures Bend, Stacy Davis and wife Debbie of Pleasant Shade; brother, Donny Martin and wife Margie of McClures Bend; sister, Darlene Bush and husband Tony of Elmwood; 4 grandchildren, Dakota Davis and wife Bailey, Kimberly Davis and fiance’ Brandon Satterfield, Ashley Butler and husband Chris, Jordan Davis; special friend, Larry Brownlee of Defeated Creek; 5 great-grandchildren, Hazel Grace Davis, Willow Davis, Derek Butler, Braxton Satterfield, Amora Satterfield.