Mary Ellen Brackett Davidson (83) of Newton


Published on January 8 2013 9:29 am

Mary Ellen Brackett Davidson, 83, of Newton died Sunday, January 6, 2013 at Newton Rest Haven in Newton.

Graveside services will be 11am Wednesday, January 9 at Bogota Cemetery in Bogota.  Visitation will be from 10am to service time Wednesday at Crain Funeral Home in Newton.

She was born June 28, 1929 in Jasper County, the daughter of Horace and Hazel (Darling) Reisner.  She was preceded in death by three husbands, Earl Richard Banks, Rennie Brackett and Earl Davidson.  She worked at Ettelbrick Shoe Factory and later at United Technologies in Newton until her retirement.  She attended the Hays Methodist Church and was baptized in the river near Hidalgo.

Survivors include her sons, Dale Banks and wife Noriko of Boise, Idaho, Danny Brackett and Randy Brackett, both of Newton...daughters, Terry Ashley and husband Dave of Midlothian, West Virginia and Carol Waters and husband Garry of Quincy...eight grandchildren and nine, Burl Reisner and wife Jan of Hidalgo...and sister, Joyce Dow and husband Gene of Hidalgo.

She was preceded in death by her parents...her, Dale Reisner...and sister, Betty Holmes.