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Ruth Phelps Davenport
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Birth: Jul. 25, 1911
Washington County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 20, 2007
Chowan County
North Carolina, USA

Ruth P. Davenport CRESWELL
Ruth Phelps Davenport, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed on to the peace of her Lord at 95 years of age, Jan. 20, 2007, at Chowan Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility in Edenton surrounded by her loving family. Born July 25, 1911, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late James Arthur and Mary Bateman Phelps and was preceded in death by her husband, Stewart McCoy Davenport; daughter, Nina Ruth Davenport; sons, Carlton M. Davenport and Wayne Davenport; sisters, Sally P. Stillman, Carrie P. Jethro, Emma P. Snell, Ruby P. Collins and Arthur Mae Davenport; and brother, Romey Phelps. Mrs. Davenport was a homemaker and attended Creswell Baptist Church. She was active in the Ladies Home Demonstration Club and Washington County Senior Citizens Center. Her family includes her daughters, Alice D. Phelps of Windsor, N.C., and Dr. Annetta D. Davenport of Cedar Point, N.C.; sons, Stewart "Ranny" Davenport of Creswell, James "AJ" Davenport of Yukon, Okla., Glen D. Davenport of Columbia, N.C., Douglas R. Davenport of Camden, N.C., and Julian R. Davenport of Virginia Beach; sister, Leola P. Ambrose of Columbia; 19 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren. A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Creswell Baptist Church with the Rev. Joseph Cockrell officiating. Burial will follow in the Davenport Family Cemetery. Family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Maitland Funeral Home and other times at the residence of her son, Ranny Davenport.

Obituary, Virginian Pilot, January 23, 2007. 
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  Stewart McCoy Davenport (1907 - 1950)*
*Calculated relationship
Davenport Family Cemetery
Washington County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Mar 23, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18559505


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