Mrs. Dorothy “Ma Dot” (Keen) Davidson, of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away Monday, October 5, 2020 at The Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, Kentucky, having attained the age of 89 years, 8 months, and 10 days. She was born on Sunday, January 25, 1931, in Cumberland County, Kentucky, the daughter of Thomas Taylor and Ida Mae (Coffee) Keen. She was of the Methodist faith, attended Jones Chapel and Liberty United Methodist Churches, and was a seamstress for Sutton’s Shirt Corporation. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Johnny Ambrose “Hame” Davidson, daughter, Vickie Lynn Davidson, sons, Kennie Davidson, Charles Davidson, siblings, James Keen, Bobby Keen, Dimple Willis, Regina Spears step-daughters, Betty Melton, Jacqueline Pharis, stepson, James “Rooster” Davidson, grandchild, Micheal “Munk” Taylor.
She is survived by her children, Billy (& Sharlotte) Davidson of Burkesville, Kentucky, Juanita (& Floyd) Willis of Burkesville, Kentucky, Johnny (& Cheryl) Davidson of Burkesville, Kentucky, Nelda “Cookie” (& Frankie) Reliford of Edmonton, Kentucky, Linda (& Stevie) Long of Burkesville, Kentucky, siblings, Minnie Overland of Illinois, Delsie Porter of Tennessee, grandchildren, Marchelle, Lisa Jo, Christy Ann, Ashley, Nikki, Vickie, Jennifer, Amy, Chad, Sierra, along with several step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was conducted on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home with Bro. Gary Cash officiating. Burial was in the Smith Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky. Casket bearers were Jordan McCloughan, Caleb McCloughan, Gary Lee Barnhill, Dylan Beaty, Chris Hayes, Chris Stilts, Thomas Brown, Parker Scott, Wendell Wilson, and Malcolm Bennett. Honorary casket bearers were Ricky Daniels, Trent Taylor, Landric Taylor, Hodge Barnhill, Richard Barnhill, Neal Myers, Chad Long, Scotty Young, Chase Anderson, Tyler Beaty, and John McCloughan.
Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, Kentucky was honored to be in charge of all the arrangements.
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