Rebecca Jane Davidson

Rebecca Jane (Buckner) Davidson, daughter of the late Harold W. and Betty J. (Warnke) Buckner, was born on December 18, 1960 in Brook, Indiana, and departed her earthly life on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. She was 52 years of age.

Rebecca grew up and attended school in Eddyville, Kentucky. She lived the majority of her adult life in southern Missouri.

Rebecca was united in marriage to Andre Davidson on March 29, 2001. They lived life together in their home north of Mountain Grove, Missouri. She worked diligently for Dairy Farmers of America for 13 years and resigned two years ago to serve her family as a housewife.

Rebecca had many talents, which included sewing and playing guitar. She loved to garden and spent numerous hours planting and nurturing her plants. She also enjoyed going antiquing and attending auctions in hopes of finding a bargain. Rebecca generously offered her finds to her friends and family without hesitation. Her love for people and animals was evident to those around her.

Rebecca was a loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She will be truly missed by those who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her husband, Andre Davidson of their home; two sons, John Pinnegar and wife Abbie of Springfield, Missouri, and Michael Whittenberg of Goldsboro, North Carolina; one daughter, Sarah Jane Whittenberg of Cabool, Missouri; her loving adopted father, Eldon Davidson of Mountain Grove; one brother, Keith Buckner; two sisters, Carol Johnson and husband Kenny of Paducah, Kentucky, and Anna Harper and husband Jerry of Cadiz, Kentucky; one grandson, Michael Thomas Lee Whittenberg; and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. in Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home of Mtn. Grove. Rev. Terry Brown conducted the service with special songs “Amazing Grace” and “It Is Well With My Soul” being sung by Wendy Inman, and a recording of “Let It Be” was played as well. Serving as pallbearers were Jerry Harper, Kenny Johnson, Michael Whittenberg, Jay Dyck, John Pinnegar, and Eldon Davidson. Burial was in Lone Star Cemetery of Mtn. Grove under the direction of Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home.

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