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Ramona Faye (Chapman) Davidson

August 18, 1930 ~ June 4, 2018 (age 87)

Ramona Faye Chapman Davidson, 87, of Statesville, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, June 4, 2018 at her home.

Mrs. Davidson, affectionally known as Nookie, was born in Alexander County on August 18, 1930 and was the daughter of the late Arthur Lee Chapman and Fannie Elizabeth Houston Chapman.  On July 10, 1948 she was married to Ralph Davidson who preceded her in death on February 2, 1989.

Prior to retirement, Mrs. Davidson was employed as a florist with Johnson’s Greenhouse and the Woolworth Co.

She was a member of Front Street Baptist Church where she served as a Sunday school teacher and G.A. Leader.  She was a member of The Hannah’s Sunday School Class.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Davidson was preceded in death by a sister, Minnie Fulbright.

Left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Sherry Bush (Tommy) and Kimberly Chandler, (Danny) and one son, Eric Davidson (Tammy), along with one sister, Dorothy Privette and two brothers, Ted Chapman (Garnette) and Tommy Chapman (Janet).  She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Olivia and Ryan Bush, Callie Chandler Anderson (Shane), Canaan Chandler (Amanda), Mary Beth, Rachel and Bailey Davidson.  She is further survived by five great-grandchildren, Trevis Bush, Chandler and Cael Anderson, Cole and Carson Chandler.

Funeral services honoring the life of Ramona Davidson will be conducted at 3:00 PM Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Front Street Baptist Church with Rev. Tim Stutts officiating.  Burial will follow in the Oakwood Cemetery.  The family will visit with friends from 1:30 until 2:45 PM at the church.  The family will be assembled at other times at the home of Ramona Davidson.

Memorials may be made to Front Street Baptist Church, 1403 W. Front Street, Statesville, NC 28677 or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.  Online condolences can be made to the family at and Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family of Ramona Davidson.

We, the family, would like to extend our sincerest appreciation to the caregivers, Keyara Kimbrough, Linda Speller, Erin Allison and Faye Morris along with Dr. Michael Miller and staff and Dr. James Bradford and staff for the love and compassion shown to our mother.

Donations may be made to:

Front Street Baptist Church
1403 W. Front Street, Statesville NC 28677

Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County
2347 Simonton Road, Statesville NC 28625

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