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Beverley (Loughman) Davidson

Beverley (Loughman) Davidson, 73, of Thornville, passed away April 22, 2012. She was born on June 15, 1938, in Newark, to the late Herbert and Elsie (Bauman) Loughman. Bev was a Red Cross swimming instructor for 50 years and a regular participant in the Millersport Community Theatre Minstrels. She was also the former owner of Village Lanes Bowling Alley in Thornville. Bev was a member of South Shore Ministries and AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary in Thornport. She loved playing cards, swimming, making and selling crafts, and spending time with her grandkids.

She is survived by her loving family: daughters, Stacy Ours, of Thornville and Faith Davidson, of Newark; five grandchildren, Kaylie Mastel, of Lancaster, Lucas Dees, of Knoxville, Tennessee, Briellen, Harley and Nash Ours, all of Thornville; two great-grandchildren, Trystan and Easton; lifelong friends, Bonnie Goldsberry and Julia Cooperrider; and special friends, Lee and Mel Crader.

A memorial service, celebrating Bev’s life, was held April 25, 2012, at the Thornville home of Hoskinson- Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Doug Lynn officiating.

The family would like to thank Pastor Doug Lynn, Kristen and Autumn At The Lake Healthcare Center, Heartland Fairfield Care Center and Heartland Hospice for their care and support.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 6500 Busch Boulevard, Suite 210, Columbus, Ohio 43229. Condolences may be sent to

Hoskinson Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service, Thornville, is honored to care for the Davidson family.

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