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Adele Grant "Dellie" Monges Davison
Birth: Jun. 9, 1909
Berkeley
Alameda County
California, USA
Death: Aug. 3, 1973
Leesburg
Loudoun County
Virginia, USA

Waterford News Notes, Loudoun Times-Mirror, August 9, 1973:
Compared to its modest population of approximately 300 which includes men, women and children, Waterford has an impressive Garden Club with a roster of 60 gals, a policy of open membership and a hospitable attitude toward guests. Any unanimous decision made by the organization can be accepted as a reasonably comprehensive attitude of the entire community. Last spring, the Garden Club nominated Adele Davison as Woman of the Year for Loudoun County. The fact that someone else received the award in no way diminished the members' conviction that the recognition was long past due for Adele. Her career as wife, mother and good neighbor is a familiar story. Her friends gained by association with her in any one or more of the widely diversified activities she supported, and everybody everywhere gained by her heroic devotion to the effort to defeat cancer and assist its victims.
When the Loudoun County Chapter of the Cancer Association was formed in 1960, Adele was secretary, and in the ensuing years she held every official position, serving as president for three terms, heading every fund drive, transporting patients to hospitals, churches, etc. Her fight to rescue the stricken was a tribute to humanitarianism. Her courage, when stricken herself, was a pattern for gallantry. Friday morning, when the struggle came to a close, we were all losers.
"But," protested someone from Washington who sees all the Waterford plays, "wasn't Adele Davison the actress who played the delightfully balmy sister in 'Harvey'?" She was. "And the amusingly fuzzy-minded countess in 'The Women'?" She was. "Then, how is it possible...? So soon...?" It's always possible, and always too soon, and that was the theme of Adele's message during the Cancer Crusade. Our town mourns the loss of Adele and offers sympathy, admiration and affection to her family. 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Fenner Monges (1873 - 1961)
  Sarah Mabel Grant Monges (1875 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  John Walter Davison (1908 - 2003)*
 
 Children:
  Sally Lynn Davison Prickett (1933 - 2003)*
 
 Siblings:
  Unknown Monges (1906 - 1906)*
  Richard Fenner Monges (1907 - 1995)*
  Adele Grant Monges Davison (1909 - 1973)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Leesburg
Loudoun County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Plat E Lot 1300 Site 8
GPS (lat/lon): 39.12172, -77.56412
 
Maintained by: Hank Davison
Originally Created by: Betty Frain
Record added: Apr 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50979988
Adele Grant Dellie <i>Monges</i> Davison
Added by: Hank Davison
 
Adele Grant Dellie <i>Monges</i> Davison
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Adele Grant Dellie <i>Monges</i> Davison
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May GOD Bless you Mrs. Adele Grant MONGES Davison as you have blessed us all.
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Feb. 25, 2014
You always wore Dad's class crest, Mom, so here it is to wear in Heaven
- Jack Davison
 Added: Mar. 14, 2013
Mom, you said the day you were diagnosed, "I've had a good life." I, Jill, Dori, Rich, and Hank have had great lives because of you and Dad.
- Jack Davison
 Added: Mar. 12, 2013
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