SHELBY- Edna Price Davenport, 94, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
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A native of Edgecombe County, she was the daughter of the late Zeno and Carrie Elizabeth Brown Price. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Davenport.
Mrs. Davenport co-owned Tarboro Electric and Davenport Light and Power in Tarboro. At age 50, she became a LPN. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Tarboro. She will be remembered as a great cook, loving mother and grandmother and devoted wife.
Mrs. Davenport is survived by her sons, Glenn Davenport and wife Judy of Shelby, and Bruce Davenport and wife Rose of Anaheim, Calif.; grandchildren, Julie Davenport Juge and husband Patrick of Erwinville, La., Chris Davenport and wife Johnnie of Shelby, Scott Davenport of Shelby; great-grandchildren, Matthew Davenport of Calif., P.J., Corey, and Hannah Juge of Erwinville, La., and Christin, Gabriel, and Aiden Davenport of Shelby; and two great-great-grandchildren of La.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Peak Resources of Shelby and to the ICU and administrative staff of Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory. At other times, the family will be at 1206 Woodhill Drive, Shelby.
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Tarboro
Funeral Home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home is serving the family
Memorials: May be given to the First Baptist Church, 605 North Main Street, Tarboro, N.C. or donor's choice.
A guest registry is available at www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com
CECIL M. BURTON FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY
106 CHERRYVILLE RD. Shelby, NC 28150-4208
Published in Shelby Star on Nov. 17, 2012