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Joyce Davidson

    Joyce Ann Davidson, 83, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.
    Joyce was born on August 7, 1937, to Franz Barkowsky and Anna Monthey Barkowsky.
    Joyce was born on the family farm near Sparenburg, TX.  She lived many years on her farm and adored country living.  Joyce worked and retired from Farm Credit Bank in Lamesa.  Also, Joyce was an active member of Northridge United Methodist Church for many years.  
    Survivors include her daughter, Melinda Gaddis, and son-in-law, Rick, of Edmond, OK.  Grandson Ryan Gaddis and his wife, Rachel, of Dallas, TX.  Grandson Daniel Gaddis of Oklahoma City, OK.
    Joyce was a devoted mother and grandmother. She enjoyed all things on the farm including dogs, livestock, cotton, and introducing her grandkids to life outside of the city. Joyce will be remembered for her caring and Christian nature. She will be deeply missed by her family, friends, and all who knew her.
    The family especially thanks Mary Bolton for being a dedicated care giver for their mother and grandmother. 
    A small graveside service will be held on Friday, February 26, 2021, at 10:00 am in the Dawson County Cemetery with Pastor Al Martin officiating. 
    Arrangements are under the care of Branon Funeral Home. Masks and social distancing will be required. Memorials are appreciated and can be sent to the Methodist Children’s Home in Waco, TX.
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