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Katelyn Davis was 18 years old.

The staff of the Washington Times is mourning the death of a young reporter that has many ties to Jasper.

Katelyn Davis, an 18-year-old college sophomore had been working as intern for the newspaper’s Washington newsroom when she suddenly died on Saturday as the result of complications with epilepsy.

Katelyn was the daughter of Kevin and Melissa Davis who live in Pasadena, Texas. She was the granddaughter of the late Al Frank Mays, a former Jasper car dealer.

Funeral services for Katelyn Davis will be held at 6:30 on Tuesday evening at the First Baptist Church in Pasadena. A graveside service will follow here in Jasper on Wednesday.