Joyce Darlene Davidson, age 89, of Verona, Missouri, passed away at 9:26 p.m., on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. She was born March 27, 1933, in Tyrone, Missouri, the daughter of Paul and Ida (Lay) McKinney.
On January 24, 1958, she married Harold Loyd Davidson in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He preceded her in death on April 30, 2013.
Joyce worked in security for the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport before moving back to Missouri in 1983. Joyce loved shopping, gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Joyce is survived by her four children, Ricky McKinney of Peoria, Illinois, Rodney Davidson of Verona, Denise Ridenour and her husband, Keith, of Purdy, Missouri and Connie Birge and her husband, Rick, of Aurora, Missouri; two brothers, Bobby McKinney and his wife, Lucy, of Decatur, Illinois and Danny McKinney and his wife, Sally, of Peoria, Illinois; six grandchildren, Jereme Hutton and his wife, Jennifer, Ryan Hutton and his wife, Kayla, Chelsi Daniel and her husband, Zachary, Amber Smith and her husband, Chad, Garrett Nease and Sydney Birge and 13 great-grandchildren.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, Paul, and Ida McKinney; husband, Harold Davidson; grandson, Dylan Davidson; sister, Virginia James and two brothers, Darrel, and Dewayne McKinney.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora, Missouri.