MORRIS — Ruth C. (Clarkson) Danielson, 101, of Lakewood, Colo., and formerly of Morris, died Monday, May 5, 2003, at the Villa Manor Care Center in Lakewood, Colo.
She was born May 1, 1902, in Worcester, Mass., the daughter of Henry J. Clarkson and Carrie S. (Pendell) Clarkson.
She married the Rev. Henning E. Danielson on Oct. 23, 1923, in Worcester, Mass. She and her husband served the First Baptist Church of Morris from 1931 to 1944. And other churches until their retirement at which time they returned to Morris and lived here for 10 years. He passed away in 1983.
She is survived by her children, Evelyn Reynolds of Lakewood, Colo., the Rev. Gordon W. Danielson of Jensen Beach, Fla., the Rev. P. Paul Danielson of Weirton, W.Va.; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
A son, Stanley Danielson predeceased her.
Memorial funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 8, 2003, at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Morris. Committal services and burial will follow in the Hillington Cemetery in Morris.
In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to contribute to the First Baptist Church of Morris in her memory.
Local arrangements are by the Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.
Published in The Daily Star on May 7, 2003.
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