Pearl Davidson, 89, of Arkadelphia, formerly of Pine Bluff, passed away Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010 at Baptist Health Medical Center in Arkadelphia.
Pearl Davidson, 89, of Arkadelphia, formerly of Pine Bluff, passed away Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010 at Baptist Health Medical Center in Arkadelphia. Born Aug. 5, 1920, in Pine Bluff, she was the daughter of the late Elliott and Irene Scott Harris. She was reared and received her early education in Pine Bluff.
In 1942, she married Edgar E. Davidson, becoming a mother and homemaker. After World War II, the couple and their son lived for many years in Little Rock and Forrest City. In 1965, Mr. Davidson’s career brought them back to Pine Bluff.
Mrs. Davidson was an active member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Pine Bluff for over 40 years. She was a member of the Open Door Bible Class and other church activities. After moving to Arkadelphia in 2000, she became a member of Second Baptist Church in Arkadelphia.
“Miss Pearl” or “Pat”, as she was affectionately called, was loved by all those that had the privilege of knowing her. She was a wonderful, kind and caring person with a big heart and a great smile. She was a loving wife and mother and a devoted friend to many.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edgar E. Davidson in 1985; and two sisters Janie Craig and Willie Dobbins.
She is survived by her son, Ronald Davidson and wife Cora, of Arkadelphia; two grandchildren Chris Davidson and Melissa Caldwell, both of Arkadelphia; three great grandchildren; and one sister Irene Little of St. Charles, Mo.
A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, in Graceland Cemetery with the Rev. Don Taylor officiating by Ralph Robinson & Son. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m., Thursday until service time at Robinson’s.
Friends may sign the online register at www.ralphrobinsonandson.com.