Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

December 30, 2012

Esther M. Davidson

July 11, 1916 - Dec. 27, 2012


— Esther M. Davidson, 96, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at St Joseph Hospital. She was born July 11, 1916, in Kokomo, the daughter of Frank and Edna Burnette Black. She was married to Reed Davidson for 52 years, and he preceded her in death.

Esther was employed and retired from the Kokomo Public Library, where she worked as a matron. She was a member of Wayman Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church. She was also a member of the Siete Amigas for 60 years, Joy Club at St Luke United Methodist Church, Kokomo Senior Citizens, Carver Center, Golden Agers, Horizons in Literature, Charter Member of Kokomo Rose Society, Salvation Senior Group and the YMCA.

She is survived by her sisters, Martha Jackson, Indianapolis, and Ruth Moon, Westbury, N.Y.; two grandchildren, Kelly Tuggle and Derek (Julie) Tuggle; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Wayman Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, with Pastor Louis Parham officiating. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time Wednesday. Entombment will be in Kokomo Memorial Park Cemetery.

Online condolences can be left at www.williamsandbluitt.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Bluitt & Son Funeral Home.