Ardath M. Davidson

Ardath M. Davidson, 96 years, 5 months, and 15 days old, passed to Heaven on May 15, 2016 at Ava Place, Ava, Mo.

Ardath was born Nov. 30, 1919 in McGregor, Texas, to Alvin Jackson Hill and Estelle (Baker) Hill.

Ardath and William Albert Davidson were married for 57 years and to this union two children were born. She resided at Ava Place from 2009 until 2016.

Ardath enjoyed cooking and gardening.

Ardath was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Ardath is survived by one son, Robert Davidson, Ava, Mo.; one daughter, Carolyn Williams, Rock Hill, S.C.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Ann Grayson, Harlington, Texas, and Virginia Colloway, Tucson, Ariz.; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Sincere thanks and gratitude to the entire staff at Ava Place and to hospice for their loving care and attention to Ardath in her seven years at Ava Place, and especially in her last days.

Burial will be at a later date at Cathedral in the Pines Cemetery in Tyler, Texas, her long time home.  Cremation services are being conducted by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home Ava, Mo.

Online condolences may be made to www.clinkingbeardfuneral home.com.