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Presley F. Davenport Jr.

1932 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
Presley F. Davenport Jr. Obituary
Presley F. Davenport, Jr.


Presley F. Davenport, Jr., 79, of Hattiesburg, died May 28, 2012 at Forrest General Hospital. Services will be at 11:30 a.m., Friday, June 1, 2012, at Moore Funeral Chapel in Hattiesburg, followed by burial in Highland Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Herbert Haddox, Doug Robbins, Allen Davenport, Russ Hendley, Russ Hendley II and Matt Hendley.

Mr. Davenport was an oil field mechanic and served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Main Street Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Fay Davenport; a sister, Dorothy Trussell; and a brother, Ernest Ray Davenport.

A devoted family man and father, he is survived by his wife, Betty Ann Davenport of Hattiesburg; a daughter, Jean (Russ) Hendley of Hattiesburg; a son, Jack (Tracey) Davenport of Severna Park, Maryland; two stepdaughters, Anita (Win) Pittman of Hattiesburg and Pam (Jeff) Miley of Madison; a sister, Annie Jane Morgan of Ocean Springs; a sister-in-law, Kay Davenport of Hattiesburg; grandchildren, Russ Hendley II, Matt Hendley, Ryan Hendley, Taylor Davenport and Alia Davenport; step-grandchildren, Garrett Holloway, Kayla Soukup, Ivey Soukup, Christian Pittman and Tad Pittman; one great-granddaughter, Madyson Hendley; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Friday from 10 - 11:30 a.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg.

Memorial donations may be made to Main Street Baptist Church Building Fund, 11 Main Street Blvd., Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39402 or ARC, P.O. Box 18800, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39404.



Published in the Hattiesburg American on May 31, 2012
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