Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes Austintown Chapel for Mary Etta "Minnie" Davidson who passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 31, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Boardman Campus.
Mary was born Sept. 12, 1919 in Bluefield, Va., a daughter of the late John H. and Laura Etta (Bowling) Lawson.
She had worked for Thornton's Laundry and Dry Cleaning for 30 years retiring in 1982, and was a member of the West Austintown First United Methodist Church.
Her husband Fred H. Davidson, whom she married May 14, 1943, passed away Aug. 6, 1999.
Mary will be sadly missed by her three children: Roger (Pam) Davidson of Tucson, Barbara Burnett of Austintown and Jerry "Duke" (Nancy) Davidson of Austintown; one sister Marie Caldwell of Bluefield, W.V.; 12 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; and 13 great great grandchildren.
Besides her parents and husband, Mary is preceded in death by seven sisters: May Pugh, Olive Yost, Elizabeth Yost, Ira Yost, Lucille Hoops, Ruby Riggs, and Grace Tacito; one brother Sam Lawson, and two grandchildren: Scott Baker and Sharon Powell.
Mary will also be missed by many friends of the Austintown Community.
The family would like to express a special thank you to Briarfield at Ashley Rehab expecially Justin and Linda and the Assisted Living Group at Briarfield Manor.
Memorial contributions may be made to the West Austintown First United Methodist Church in Mary's name.
Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.