Ida Davisson

September 13, 1918 - October 27, 2013

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013 11:00 AM Vernon Funeral Home


Tuesday, October 29 from 2:00 PM-4:00 PM and 6:00 PM-8:00 PM at Vernon Funeral Home

Ida Cathryn “Pete” (Harsh) Davisson, 95, of Urbana passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013 in Vancrest of Urbana.

She was born September 13, 1918 in Resaca, OH the daughter of George and Ercel (Smith) Harsh.

Cathryn attended Central Union Rural School in Mutual prior to attending Mechanicsburg Schools. She retired from Grimes Manufacturing after 25 years of service. Cathryn enjoyed gardening and flowers. She especially loved cooking for her grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughter, Sue Davisson of Urbana; 4 sons, Jerry Davisson of Urbana, Warren K. Davisson of West Liberty, Michael (Kathy) Davisson of Piqua & David L. (Sylvia) Davisson of Boerne, TX; grandchildren, Amy (Todd) Perry of Cable, Tracey Davisson of Cable, Prairie Beth Davisson of Crestview, FL, Devin Davisson of West Liberty, Drew Davisson of Springfield, Mandy (Mark) Addison of Troy, OH, Tyler A. (Carly) Davisson of Dahlonega, GA, Dominic L. Davisson of San Antonio, TX and Kayla Davisson of Boerne, TX; great grandchildren, Daniel Little, Jordon Perry, Leah (Danny) Loehr, Lance Sevenich, Landon Lockhart, Gavin Davisson and Meghan Addison; sister, Eunice Russell of Urbana; brother, Glenn (Juanita) Harsh of Mechanicsburg; special family friends, Vonnie Davisson and Kay Roberts; as well as several nieces & nephews.

Cathryn is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harold Davisson; son, Mark A. Davisson; an infant daughter; brothers, Donald, Lloyd, Roy and Bud Harsh.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Grandview Cemetery, Urbana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Parkinson’s Foundation of Central and Southeast Ohio, 2800 Corporate Exchange Dr, Suite 265, Columbus, OH 43231. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Dennis Burke - Oct 29, 2013

God saw you getting weary,He did what he thought best,he put his arms around you and said”come and rest.” He opened up his golden gates on that heartbreaking day,and with his arms around you,you gently slipped away. It broke our hearts to lose you.
You did not go alone; a part of us went with you the day God called you home.
God bless

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