Florence "Jean" Davenport (Metz), 84, passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2013.
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Jean was born in Dickinson, N.D. to Ann and Jacob Metz.
She was preceded in death by her husband of almost 50 years, Courtney "Ray" Davenport.
Jean is survived by two of her three brothers, Ray and Mel Metz; five children, Cheri Davenport (Gloria), Courtney Davenport, Jr. (Nan), Connie Davenport, Cecelia Rutherford (Joe), and Cindy Richardson (Rich); 15 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends all of whom remember Jean as a sweet, smiling, funny and gracious woman who loved her family and was loved in return.
Jean will be remembered as a best friend, loyal wife, and loving mother who will be greatly missed.
Visitation will be held on Monday, September 9, 2013 from 10am to 12pm at Swan-Law Funeral Directors. Followed by internment at Evergreen Cemetery, alongside her husband, Ray.
In lieu of flowers, please donate generously to Pikes Peak Hospice, whom we appreciate and admire for their care and attentiveness.
Published in The Gazette from Sept. 7 to Sept. 8, 2013