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Obituary for Mary A. Davisson
Mary A. Davisson, age 94 died on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at Dunlap Memorial Hospital in Orrville,OH. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 29, 2010, 11:00 AM at the Gresser Funeral Home, 415 N. Elm St. Orrville. Rev. Eric Fairhurst will be officiating. Burial will be at the Crown Hill Cemetery in Orrville, OH. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 28, 2010, 6-8 pm at the funeral home in Orrville, OH. The family suggests that friends may make a donation to Hospice and Palliative Care of Wayne County, 2525 Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 in her memory. She was born November 18, 1915 at Spencer, WV, the daughter of William and Ruth (Shepard) Ellis. She married Brooks Davisson on February 1, 1936 and he died on November 7, 2003. Mary attended school at Mill Run, Calhoun County, WV and moved to the Orrville area with her husband in1943. She was a member of the West Hill Baptist Church of Wooster. She was a devoted homemaker and mother and also enjoyed word search, flower gardening, being outdoors with her family and her cat, Sarah. She worked for a brief time at the J.M. Smucker Company. Surviving her are sons Kenneth Blaine (Judy) Davisson of Dalton, Bruce Edward Davisson of Orrville, Larry Gene (Karolyn) Davisson of Rittman, a brother, Harlan (Carolyn) Ellis of Marshallville, a sister, Maysel Coldiron of Tallmadge, 17 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death are her husband, Brooks, a son, Donald Davisson, brothers, Delmer, Lloyd, Wade, Olin, Brice and Rex and sisters, Janell and Manny.