Kathryn Davidson, age 71, of rural Portland passed away Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Persimmon Ridge Healthcare.

She was born in Randolph County on Dec. 15, 1947, the daughter of Ora and Leona Ruth (Zeiler) Potter. She was married Sept. 1, 1972, to Orville Davidson, and he passed on Dec. 17, 2003.

She was owner of Koffee Kup Diner in Portland and was chairman of Loblolly Days in Bryant for many years. She also served on the 4-H Council for many years.

Surviving are three daughters, Sharon Shaw (husband: Tim) of Lancaster, Ohio, Linda Heitkamp (husband: Jim) of Bryant and Janet Emery (husband: Rich) of Portland; two sisters, Stella Hayden of Deerfield and Faye Current of Ridgeville; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and one step-great-grandchild.

A memorial gathering for Kathryn will be held Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Koffee Kup Diner in Portland.

Memorials can be made to the Jay County Cancer Society.

Baird-Freeman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.