Phyllis A. Davidson, 90, formerly of Fulton County, passed away at 2:10 PM on Friday, August 25, 2023 at Peabody Retirement Community of North Manchester.
On December 4, 1932, Phyllis Anita was born in Rochester to Clyde Dale and Opal M. Briney Neff. Growing up she shared her childhood with a sister, Doris and two brothers, Gerald and Roger. Proudly Phyllis graduated in 1950 from Rochester High School and continued her education at Ball State University. She earned a Bachelors Degree and later a Masters degree in Elementary Education.
Phyllis and Richard L. Davidson were married on November 12, 1954 in Rochester. They shared 64 years of life’s adventures. Sadly, he passed away on May 5, 2018. Their union produced a daughter, Judith and a son, Jeffery. Two more generations have been added to the family tree with the blessings of two granddaughters and six great grandchildren.
As a school teacher, Mrs. Davidson taught kindergarten through third grade over the course of her career. She lived in Anderson, Avilla, Kewanna, Converse, Fulton, Carmel and Plymouth before moving to North Manchester.
Left to cherish the memories of Phyllis are her daughter, Judith Ann Wintin and husband Doug of Fort Wayne; two granddaughters: Audrey Baker and husband Zack and their children Juliet and Ella; and Erica Lomont and husband Pete and their children, Chase, Drake, Nora and Lola; sister Doris Clemans of Rochester; two brothers: Gerald Neff and wife Irene, of South Bend, Roger Neff of Rochester; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding Phyllis in death are her parents, husband, and son Jeffrey Allen Davidson on March 27, 1985.
A celebration of the life of Phyllis A. Davidson will be at 1:00 PM on Thursday, August 31, 2023 in the Good family Funeral Home, 1200 West 18th St., Rochester. Friends may visit with the family from 5-7 PM on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 and one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.
Interment will be in the Rochester IOOF Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl 17, Chicago, IL, 60601.