James Adam Davenport

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James Adam Davenport
CONWAY, SC - James Adam Davenport, 93, passed away, Thursday, March 23, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 29, 1923 in Fannin County, GA, a son of the late Herman and Minnie Lee Daves Davenport.
He was also predeceased by one sister and three brothers.
James was a faithful church member, deacon and Sunday school teacher at Foreman Memorial Baptist Church in New Ellenton, SC. He retired with US Department of Energy at Savannah River Plant, Aiken, SC in 1985. James was a US Army Veteran, serving during WWII. He was an avid farmer and in his spare time he enjoyed gardening and traveling. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Aiken, SC. James and his wife moved to Conway to be near his family and became members of Langston Baptist Church. James will be missed by all who knew him.
Mr. Davenport is survived by his wife Edna Bruce Davenport, two children, Bruce Davenport of Conway and Deidra "DeeDee" Zankowitz (Tom) of Conway; one grandchild, Steven Zankowitz and many other family and friends who will miss him.
The family will receive friends at Watson Funeral Services on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 5pm until 7pm.
Funeral Services will be held 3pm Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Langston Baptist Church.
Burial will be at Hemp Town Cemetery in Morganton, GA.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Langston Baptist Church Sanctuary Building Fund (Imagine), 763 Hwy 905, Conway, SC 29526.
Watson Funeral Services and Crematory, 2300 Hwy 378, Conway, SC is serving the family.
Please sign a guestbook at watsonfuneralservices.com.
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Mar. 25, 2017