Betty Davidson


Betty Davidson, 87, widow of a Great Plains Conference clergy. Born September 25, 1934; died August 26, 2022.

She married the Rev. Merwyn Davidson on June 17, 1956. He served the former Nebraska Conference churches in Rock County, Culbertson, Aurora, McCook-Garden Prairie, Milford and Oliver Crest. They served as missionaries in Japan from 1962-1970. He retired in 1995 and died on January 18, 2019.

Survivors include six children, Lila (Curt) Wolff, Wayne (Beth), Mark (Cindy), Carol (Darin) Jones Karen (Bryan) Bush and Sharon (Corey) Harthoorn; 16 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; as well as a brother, sister and sister-in-law.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. September 17 at Aurora United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Michelle Reed officiating. Memorials may be made to Hamilton County Youth Center.

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