Marilyn Jane (Powell) Davidson

February 19, 1935 ~ January 6, 2022 (age 86)

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Marilyn Davidson, an 86 year old Trenton, MO resident, passed away at 2:11 p.m., Thursday January 6, 2022 at University Hospital in Columbia, MO.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, January 14, 2022 at the Wesley United Methodist Church, Trenton. Burial will in Haseville Cemetery.  A visitation will be from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Wesley United Methodist Church.  Memorials are suggested to Joseph L. Norton Post No. 919 V.F.W., of Trenton, and may be left with Slater-Neal Funeral Home, Trenton.

Marilyn Jane Davidson was born February 19, 1935 in Kansas City, KS, to Walter Glenn and Daisy Frances (Pendergast) Powell.  She graduated from William Chrisman High School with the class of 1952. On October 6, 1956 she was united in marriage to James Joseph Dennis.  He preceded her in death December 3, 1974.  She later married Charles Hein Davidson on August 15, 1987.  He too preceded her in death November 14, 2021.  Marilyn worked as a legal secretary before retiring from Farmer’s Home Administration.  She was a life member of Second Indian Head Division Ladies Auxiliary and a member of the 99 Club, where she served as Treasurer until it disbanded.

Surviving relatives include daughter Mary Jane Willige of Marshfield, MO, son Daniel Powell Dennis of Trenton, MO, six grandchildren Mason Joseph Crawford and wife Ashley Isby of Columbia, MO, Merrit James Crawford and wife Alli, Lenexa, KS, Milan Jackson Crawford, Overland Park, KS, James Daniel Dennis, Kansas City, MO, Jacob David Dennis of Smithville, MO, Jessica Lynn Dennis Westerfield and husband John of Smithville, MO, one great granddaughter, Madden Crawford, Lenexa, KS, and two nieces Linda Leib and Cheryl Peers.

Those preceding her in death include her parents, husbands, and a brother Billy Gene Powell.

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January 13, 2022

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wesley United Methodist Church
113 East 9th
Tenton, MO 64683

Funeral Service
January 14, 2022

2:00 PM
Wesley United Methodist Church (Trenton)

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