Marilyn Jo Lee Davisson

September 19, 1934 – June 11, 2022

Marilyn Jo Lee Davisson, 87 of Noblesville, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2022.

She was born on September 19, 1934 in Indianapolis to the late Fitzhugh and Gladys Lee.

Mrs. Davisson was a graduate of Ball State University, earning both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Elementary Education.

She was a teacher for 36 years, having last taught at Washington Elementary School in Greensburg, where she retired in 1999. She learned to play piano at the age of 5 and was an accomplished pianist. Mrs. Davisson always had a piano in her classroom that she used as part of her teaching.

She was a member of First Christian Church, Noblesville and was a former member of First Christian Church of Greensburg. She served as the pianist at both churches while a member. Mrs. Davisson was also a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society for women educators, and the Psi Iota Xi Philanthropic Sorority. Prior to and following her retirement, she was involved in Reading Recovery of North America, a program to help low-achieving first graders.

Funeral services are scheduled to be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 16 at Flanner Buchanan-Hamilton Memorial Park, where family and friends are invited to gather from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service.

Survivors include her two children Charles Daniel “Dan” Davisson and Melissa (Steve) Miller; and two grandchildren Kristin Rae (Neal) Pickle and Matthew Ryan Davisson.

She was preceded in death by her husband Charles Edward “Charlie” Davisson, to whom she was happily married for 59 years; sister Marcia Wheeler; and husband Phil.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association ( or First Christian Church of Noblesville.

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