Elizabeth “Betty” Davidson Clark passed away on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 at St. Vincents Hospital in Billings, MT.
Betty was born in Forsyth, MT, on January 17th, 1929, the second daughter of George and Verdie (Philbrick) Davidson. She was christened Elizabeth Irene, but was always called Betty. She and her older sister, Patty had the advantage of growing up in the little town of Rosebud, MT. Betty went to school in Rosebud from kindergarten to high school, graduating in 1947. She went to the University of Montana for 1 year and then to Billings Business College. She worked numerous secretarial jobs, her favorite was working in the Rosebud County Treasurers Office from 1952-1956.
Betty married Raymond Clark on February 15th, 1955 in her parents’ home. To this union three children were born, Kay, Linda, and Richard.
She enjoyed dancing, riding her bike, coffee with friends, playing the ukulele, and especially the game of parcheesi, which she taught to her children, grandchildren, and many friends.
In November 2015, she moved into assisted living at St. Johns in Billings, MT, where she enjoyed making new friends with the residents and staff. Betty was a member of the Episcopal Church, NRC, VFW, and the Caledonian Society of Miles City.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, George and Verdie Davidson; her sister, Patricia Langohr, and her husband, Raymond R Clark.
Betty is survived by her daughters, Kay (Eric) Roeslein of Forsyth, Linda Fjelstad of Miles City; her son, Richard (Billi) of Nampa Idaho; nine grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, numerous nephews and nieces, and cousin Newell Philbrick.
Family to receive friends will be held from 4-6 PM on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Forsyth. A memorial service will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, March 1, 2019 at Stevenson and Sons. Burial will follow in the Forsyth Cemetery. Stevenson and Sons have been entrusted with the arrangements. To leave condolences for the family, visit our website at www.stevensonandsons.com. Memorials can be made to the Ascension Episcopal Church in Forsyth, or the Rosebud Foundation.