Mildred May "Millie" Davidson 1910 - 2007 Baldwin City
Baldwin City - Funeral services for Mildred May "Millie" Davidson, 97, Baldwin City, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Ives Chapel United Methodist Church in Baldwin City. Burial will follow in Floral Hills Cemetery in Kansas City, Mo.Mrs. Davidson died Thursday, March 22, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Jan. 28, 1910, in Grand Island, Neb., the daughter of Clay William and Lydia Medberry Schull. She grew up and attended schools in Fullerton, Neb., and graduated from Fullerton High School in 1918.Mrs. Davidson was employed at O'Leary & O'Leary Law Firm in Kansas City, Mo., as a legal secretary for five years. She also worked for Noggles Bakery Supply in Kansas City, Mo., for many years. She was a member of Ives Chapel United Methodist Church in Baldwin City, the Episcopal Church in Kansas City, Mo., and St. George's Episcopal Church in Camdenton, Mo. She was a member of the Eastern Star for 50 years, where she was twice past worthy matron. She also was a member of the B.C. Garden Club and Pitch Card Club and was chaplain of American Women's Republican Association. Mrs. Davidson enjoyed bird watching, cooking, knitting and crocheting. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.She married Clyde Ford Davidson on Aug. 22, 1931, in Norfolk, Neb. They shared more than 56 years of marriage before he died Aug. 1, 1988. Mrs. Davidson also was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Gerald C. Davidson; a sister, Mabel Ingalls; and two daughters-in-law, Judy A. and May Jo Davidson.Survivors include a son, Don C. Davidson, Baldwin City; a daughter, Mary Jo Tanke, Baldwin City; eight grandchildren, Michelle, Chip, Robin, Toni, Teri, Tina, Sherry and Mary Jo; many great-grandchildren; and a special longtime friend, Pat Roberts, Baldwin City.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home in Baldwin City. The family suggests memorials to Ives Chapel United Methodist Church or the Police Pension Fund of Kansas City, Mo., sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 64, Baldwin City, 66006.