Agnes May Davison
Agnes May Davison, 86, of Oberlin, OH died Saturday, October 18, 2008 at Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin. She was born June 19, 1922 in Oberlin [and graduated from OHS in 1940].
Agnes lived in Oberlin all her life.
She worked as a utility clerk for the city of Oberlin, OHio for 20 years, retiring in 1986.
She was a member of Rust United Methodist Church, the NAACP, Negro Business Professional Women, Library Board and Civil Service Commission.
She served on the board as post chairman of the Oberlin Coop Bookstore. Agnes enjoyed contract bridge (cards) and reading.
She is survived by her son, Richard McCoy, of Mitchellville, Maryland; daughter, Patricia Whithead, of New York City, New York; 11 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Davison; son, Robert Davison Jr.; parents, Worthy and Carrie Smith; and sisters, Julia Schumate [OHS ‘47] and Barbara Jean Seymore [OHS ‘49].
There will be a private family burial in Westwood Cemetery at a later date.
Cowling Funeral Home of Oberlin handled local arrangements.
The Chronicle-Telegram, Elyria, Ohio, Tuesday, October 21, 2008.