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DeVona M. Craig Davisson, 96, of Dubuque, IA, formerly of Silvis, IL, died Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at Bethany Home in Dubuque.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, September 17, 2012 at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601 38th Avenue, Moline. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, September 16, 2012 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Chippiannock Cemetery.

DeVona was born on October 25, 1915 in Monmouth, IL, the daughter of Harry D. and Vera (Tinder) Green. She married James A. Craig on January 10, 1935 in Rock Island, IL. She later married Raymond E. Davisson. Both of her husbands preceded her in death. DeVona was previously employed at The Plantation and Lutheran Hospital. She enjoyed her time at Bethany Home, especially taking part in all of the activities. Most of all DeVona cherished spending time with her family, especially family gatherings.

Survivors include
Daughters Mary Ellen (Roy) Braden Bettendorf, IA
Janet Marie (Steve) DeLire East Dubuque, IL
Son Robert Lee (Joan) Craig Moline, IL
Numerous Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, and Great Great Grandchildren

She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers, and 3 sisters.

The family wishes to send a special thank you to the staff at Bethany Home for their great care in making her final years very special.

Online condolences may be left for the family by visiting her obituary at www.esterdahl.com.