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November 27, 2014
Douglas Carter Davidson
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Funeral services for Douglas Carter Davidson, 90, of Turnerville, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 31, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Turnerville, with Linda Sisk and Ronald Davidson officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery with the Rev. Bill Gravely officiating and full military honors provided by the Grant Reeves VFW Post No. 7720, Habersham County American Legion Post No. 84, Rabun County DAV Chapter No. 15 and the Georgia National Guard.

Mr. Davidson died Wednesday, March 26, 2014.

Born May 7, 1923, in Turnerville, he was a son of the late Dolph Columbus Davidson and Annie Cleo Dawkins Davidson. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his first wife, Anne Dockter; second wife, Hazel Geneva Crisp; brother, Thomas Wyatt Davidson; sisters, Annie Ruth Ivester and Dorothy “Dot” Hardman; and special longtime friend, Ethel Young.

Mr. Davidson attended Mt. Zion Baptist Church and was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran, having served during World War II. He was previously employed as generating plant operator for Georgia Power Co., founder of Davidson Well Boring, as well as a poultry farmer. He was a member of the VFW, Georgia Power Ambassadors and the HUMP Pilots Association.

Survivors include his daughter, Linda Ann Davidson; daughter and son-in-law, Debra Whiting and Johnny of Turnerville; sons and daughters-in-law, Ronnie and Joyce Davidson, Eddie and Rita Davidson, all of Clarkesville; son and daughter-in-law, Barry and Norma Davidson of Turnerville; grandchildren, Tracy Davidson Marsengill, Chris Davidson, Casey Whiting, Niki Whiting Smith, Wesly Davidson, Kelli Davidson, Chad Davidson and Cassidy Davidson; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and David Ivester, P.T.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.

The Northeast Georgian

Wednesday, April 2, 2014