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Joseph DAVENPORT Sr. Obituary
DAVENPORT, Sr., Joseph Joseph David Davenport Sr. Mr. Joseph David (Joe) Davenport of Decatur, Georgia passed December 13, 2013. Funeral service was held December 21st at 11.00am at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 1150 Westview Dr. Atlanta, Ga, Rev. J.H. Sims Jr., as Pastor, officiated. Joseph was born January 30, 1957 in DeKalb County, Atlanta, Ga. His father Mr. James Edward Hines preceded him in death. Joe received his education in the Atlanta Public School System. After graduating from George Washington Carver High School, he entered into the United States Army on October 18, 1979 where he served in the CSC 1st BN 52D Infantry. During his eight years in the military Joseph received medals, citations, and awards for Overseas Service in Germany and Korea. Memories will long be cherished by his wife Mrs. Audra C. Davenport, his mother Mrs. Lucy Davenport- Bostick, six children Mrs. Jacinta Darko-Mensah, Dana Davenport, Jasmine Davenport, Joseph Davenport Jr, PFC US Marine Jamal Davenport, and Adriana Davenport; four grandchildren; one sister Lydia; three brothers James, Stephen; and Lance, and a host of relatives and friends. There will be a graveside memorial service at a date to be announced. For Information, 404.289.4883.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Feb. 12, 2014
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