Ruth  Davidson

Obituary of Ruth Elnor Davidson

Ruth Davidson passed away on June 9, 2022 in Camp Verde Arizona. She was born on May 12, 1928 in Big Park, Arizona (V.O.C) on the family homestead. In 1945 she married the love of her life Marion and spent the rest of her years in Camp Verde. Ruth loved to be outdoorsworking on the family farm, taking care of cattle, helping her neighbors and spending time with her family. She had many stories of childhood traveling by horse and wagon to Red Rock Crossing on Oak Creek to do laundry, hauling barrels of water for house use, walking to the one room school house with her siblings and traveling from Big Park to visit their Grandmother Sarah Bruce on their family homestead st the foot of the Apache Maid Mountain. 

Ruth was proceeded in daeth by her husband Marion Davidson, parents Kelly and Hazel Dickison, brothers Arron, Vic, Millard, George, sister Ellen and grandson Kerry Steagall. She is survived by daughters Frances Benigar (George), Mary Steagall (Kerry), Elnor Kilby (Tim) and son Edward Davidson (Julie), ten Grandchildren, twenty-six Great-Grandchildren, Seventeen GG-Grandchildren, Sister in-law Peggy Dickison and numerous nephews and nieces. 

Ruth was a Loving Mother, Friend and a True definition of the Pioneer Sprite. We will miss her greatly and will always carry her with us in our hearts. 

Internment will be in the family plot at the Middle Verde Cemetery.