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Denver Davenport
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Birth: Nov. 5, 1936
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 14, 2002
Kentucky, USA

Denver Davenport, 65 years of age, of Country Hill Drive in Somerset, Kentucky, departed this life on Saturday, April 14th, 2002 at the lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky.

He was born on November 5th, 1936, the son of the late Parks Britton Davenport and Eliza McVey Davenport. He came to Somerset from Harlan County, Kentucky and was a retired self-employed mechanic. He was employed by the Pulaski County Board of Education and was a member of the Liberty Tabernacle Pentecostal Church of London, Kentucky.

He was survived by his wife, Nannie Bowman Davenport, whom he married on July 21st, 1961 in Somerset, Kentucky; a son, Darrell (and wife, Kim) Davenport of Somerset, Kentucky; two daughters, Kimberly Joy Rose and Amy Nichole Davenport, both of Somerset, Kentucky; two brothers, Jess Davenport of Erlanger, Kentucky and John Davenport of Lincoln Park, Michigan; four sisters, Maggie Finley and Georgie Stringer, both of Hawthorne, Florida, Kathleen Pucta of Hillsborough, Ohio and Marie Asbery of Beaver Dam, Kentucky; and three grandchildren, Stephanie Davenport, Amber Rose and Stacie Davenport.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Parks Britton and Eliza McVey Davenport; and one brother, Bill Davenport.

Friends were ask to visit the Lange & New Brothers Family Funeral Home in Somerset, Kentucky after 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16th, 2002.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17th, 2002 in the Chapel of the Lange & New Brothers Family Funeral Home with Bros. Lester Carpenter and Bill Rose officiating.

Burial followed in the Lakeside Memorial Gardens in Somerset, Kentucky.


I'd like the memory of me
to be a happy one.
I'd like to leave an after glow
of smiles when life is done.
I'd like to leave an echo
whispering softly down the ways,
Of happy times and laughing times
and bright and sunny days.
I'd like the tears of those who grieve,
to dry before the sun
of happy memories
that I leave when my life is done.
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  Nannie Mae Bowman Davenport (1940 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
Lakeside Memorial Gardens
Pulaski County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Cadmus
Record added: Mar 10, 2009
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Denver Davenport
Added by: Cadmus
Denver Davenport
Added by: Cadmus
Denver Davenport
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I miss you everyday Dad. I love you so much. I am pretty sure you and Mom are watching over our family as we all grown and learn about life. I miss being daddy's girl, you always made me feel like I was so very important. I love you Dad, Happy Thanksgivin...(Read more)
- Kim
 Added: Nov. 25, 2015
It's not just because it's Christmas that your always on my mind, for days without a thought of you are very hard to find. But the lights, the decorations and the happy atmosphere only make it even harder to accept that you're not here. For at this time o...(Read more)
- Cadmus
 Added: Dec. 14, 2013
You cannot see me or touch me, but I'm standing next to you. Your tears will only hurt me, your sadness makes me blue. Be brave and show a smiling face let not your grief shine through. I love you from a different place, Yet I'm standing next to you.
- Cadmus
 Added: Apr. 14, 2012
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