Chloe E. Davidson

Chloe Emily Davidson, 89, of Berne, formerly of Geneva, passed away at 10:20 a.m. on Friday, December 15, 2017 at Swiss Village in Berne. She was born on Wednesday, August 22, 1928 in Noble County to James T. and Dessie (Ludy) Bailey. She was married on Saturday, July 3, 1948 in Jackson Township, Wells County to Frederick W. “Bud” Davidson.

She was a lifelong resident of Adams County and was a 1946 graduate of Jefferson Township High School. She was a seamstress at Berne Furniture and had served on the Adams County Council of Aging for five years. She was a member of Bethel Brethren Church in Berne.

She is survived by two daughters, Deborah Parrett; and Jocelyn "Jodi" (James) Zerby, both of Berne; two sons, James E. (Mary) Davidson; and Mark T. (Nancy Scott) Davidson, both of Berne; sister, Martha (LaVerne) Miller of Berne; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on March 25, 2017; son, Kevin Davidson; daughter, Kira Jean Davidson; two sisters, Norah Eberly; and Alice Journey; and three brothers, Guy Bailey; Blaine Bailey; and Robert Bailey.

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 21 and one hour prior to the 10:00 a.m. funeral service on Friday, December 22 at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, 100 N. Washington St., Geneva. Officiating will be Pastor Joseph E. Nass. Burial will be at West Lawn Cemetery in Geneva.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St., Indianapolis, IN 46278.

Arrangements provided by Downing & Glancy Funeral Home in Geneva. Online condolences may be made at