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Ida Cathryn ‘Pete’ Davisson

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

She was born in Resaca on Sept. 13, 1918, a daughter of the late George and Ercel Smith Harsh. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Davisson; son, Mark A. Davisson; an infant daughter; brothers, Donald, Lloyd, Roy and Bud Harsh.

She is survived by her daughter, Sue Davisson of Urbana; four sons, Jerry Davisson of Urbana, Warren K. Davisson of West Liberty, Michael (Kathy) Davisson of Piqua and David L. (Sylvia) Davisson of Boerne, Texas; grandchildren, Amy (Todd) Perry and Tracey Davisson, both of Cable, Prairie Beth Davisson of Crestview, Fla., Devin Davisson of West Liberty, Drew Davisson of Springfield, Mandy (Mark) Addison of Troy, Tyler A. (Carly) Davisson of Dahlonega, Ga., Dominic L. Davisson of San Antonio, Texas, and Kayla Davisson of Boerne, Texas; 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 and nephews.

Cathryn attended Central Union Rural School in Mutual prior to attending Mechanicsburg Schools. She retired from Grimes Manufacturing after 25 years of service.

She enjoyed gardening and flowers, and especially loved cooking for her grandchildren.

Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Vernon Funeral Home, Urbana, where a funeral is at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Burial is in the Grandview Cemetery, Urbana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Parkinson’s Foundation of Central and Southeast Ohio, 2800 Corporate Exchange Drive Suite 265, Columbus, OH 43231.

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