Thursday, July 28, 2016

My dear Mother


Winifred Coates Davidson, age 89, passed away Tuesday, July 26. She was born in Dayton, Ohio to Wilfred and Olive Gibson Coates on August 30, 1926. Winifred was the most beloved and precious mother to Melinda Davidson Cole and grandmother to Evan Thomas Donald Cole. She was a graduate of Fairview High School and the University of Dayton with a degree in music. Winifred excelled in so many things during her lifetime. She enjoyed painting, gardening, life at Merry Wind Farm, and was an accomplished classical pianist. She was proceeded in death by Thomas Evan Davidson, her husband of 62 years, and son-in-law Donald R. Cole. 
Forever in our hearts. I love you so much, Mother.

29 comments:

  1. I'm so sorry for your loss, Melinda. I know you will miss her -- I miss my mother every day.

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  2. You have my deepest sympathies Melinda. You will be in my thoughts and my prayers. I am glad you had your mom with you for so long, that was a blessing.

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  3. Sending prayers and sympathy your way over the loss of your mother.

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  4. Melinda ~
    I am so very sorry for your loss and I am happy to have had the pleasure of meeting your dear mother.
    Hugs, my friend.
    Lauren

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  5. Melinda,

    So sorry for your loss. Sympathy and prayers, Jo Ann

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  6. So sorry for the loss of your Mom. I will keep you in my prayers. Joanie

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  7. I am so sorry for your loss, Melinda. I know you are going to miss having her with you, at the farm. Sending prayers.

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  8. My thoughts and prayers go out to you. Janice

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  9. Praying for your peace and comfort at this very sad time. Your mom had 89 wonderful rich years. I am sorry to hear of your loss.
    Rose

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  10. I am so very sorry for your loss but how very lucky you were to have her as your mom.
    cathy

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  11. So very sorry for your loss. I know she has been a big part of your life at Merry Wind Farm.

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  12. Oh Melinda, I am so very sorry for your loss. May your memories bring you peace.

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  13. She looks like a sweet and kind woman with a beautiful soul. Hope you find comfort in her wonderful memories.

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  14. What a lovely lady! Keeping you and yours in my thoughts and prayers.
    Robyn

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  15. So very sorry to hear of your dear mother's passing. What a lovely tribute you wrote. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Theresa (Cross Stitch Cottage)

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  16. stunning wall sampler. sending sympathy melinda and wishing you peace, healing and the love of family in the coming days...

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  17. So very sorry for your loss. Hoping happy memories will sustain you. ...jan

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  18. My deepest condolences Melinda. I hope you take comfort in the memories of your sweet mother.

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  19. So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers sent your way.~♥Amy

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  20. I'm so sorry to hear this.
    You are in my thoughts.
    Marilyn

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  21. My heart hurts for you sweet friend, Big Hugs Francine.

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  22. de tout coeur avec vous Melinda

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  23. Melinda....condolences and prayers....God be with you in this sad time.....

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  24. Melinda....condolences and prayers....God be with you in this sad time.....

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  25. no matter the age or circumstances - we are never ready to say good bye or until we meet again to dear loved ones and friends. wishing you peace in your time of mourning - (((hugs))) Mel

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  26. I am so sorry. She sounds and looks like a wonderful woman.

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