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Obituary for Pat Davidson

Obituary for Pat Davidson
  • PublishedJanuary 17, 2024


Graveside Service for Pat Davidson, age 84, of Balch Springs, TX will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 18, 2024, at Bazette Prairie Point Cemetery in Kerens, TX. Visitation will be held from 1:30-2:00 p.m. at the cemetery on Thursday, January 18, 2024. Mrs. Davidson passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2024 in Dallas, TX.


Pat Davidson was born on July 15, 1939 in Hubbard, TX to James Aubrey Paris and Maudie Pearl (Hedge) Paris. Pat was small in stature but could definitely hold her own and was known for being strong-willed. She married Roy Goodwin in Dallas in 1956. After his passing, she later married Raymond Davidson in 1981 also in Dallas. Pat retired from Standard Brands Paints as a Salesperson.


She is survived by sons; Mikell Goodwin (Kerri) of Dallas, TX and Donald Goodwin (Jennifer Desoto) of Arkansas; daughter, Lena Curtis (John Waldrop) of Ben Wheeler, TX; grandchildren, Arron Goodwin, Samantha Goodwin, Megan Goodwin, Mandy Goodwin Perezsilerio, Bruce Goodwin, John Goodwin, Hannah Hardin; seventeen great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.


Pat is preceded in death by her parents, James and Maudie Paris; husbands, Roy Goodwin and Raymond Davidson; infant son, Mitchell Goodwin and three sisters.


Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.


The online register can be signed at

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