Kenneth Ray Davenport

July 27, 1954 ~ November 14, 2020 (age 66)


Kenneth Ray Davenport passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at his home.  He was 66.

Kenneth was born on July 27, 1954 the son of Jesse B. Davenport and Florence Nelson Davenport.  After he graduated from Florence High School he worked for Foam Packaging his entire working life, retiring in 2017.  He loved hunting, fishing, farming, tractors, cows, cowboy hats and boots.  

He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife Evelyn Davenport.

He is survived by his children Samuel Anderson (Angie), daughter Tammy Dunn; brothers Jesse Davenport, Jr. and Joseph Thompson Davenport (Evone); sisters Martha Oswalt, Liz Owens and Patricia Bozeman; grandchildren Olivia Hamme and Emily Ashley (who took especially good care of him during the last weeks of his life), Haley Wells, Hannah Hasty, Baylen Warnock, Karley Keyes, Woods Anderson and John Hayes Anderson and 8 great-grandchildren. 

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 21, 2020 in Floral Hills Memory Gardens in Pearl, MS.

Honorary pallbearers will be David Conerly, Jay Hearn, best and life-time friend Larry Gentry, Wayne Muirhead, Jerry Lee Edmondson, Dewitt Edmondson, Employees of Foam Packaging, his sitter Lakeisha Montgomery and the nurses of Encompass Hospice Care.


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Graveside Service
November 21, 2020

2:00 PM
Floral Hills Memory Garden
4111 Highway 80 E
Pearl, MS 39208

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