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Maggie Britton Davenport

Mrs. Maggie Britton Davenport of 1182 Lee Syd-Moore Road, Scottsburg, died Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond at the age of 70.

Mrs. Davenport was born in Halifax County on May 8, 1939 to the late Mr. Clarence Edward Britton and Mrs. Alice Byrd Lacks Britton. She was married to Mr. Edward L. Davenport and was a member of Bethel Grove Baptist Church in Clover.

Mrs. Davenport is survived by her husband, Mr. Edward L. Davenport of the home; one daughter, Mrs. Deborah Davenport-Freeman of Richmond; two sons, Mr. James (Buck) Davenport of Scottsburg and Mr. Edward (Big Ed) Davenport of South Boston; one grandson, Mr. Nathaniel Edward Davenport; one son-in-law, Mr. Ron Freeman; two daughters-in-law, Mrs. Janice Davenport and Mrs. Deborah Davenport; two sisters, Mrs. Emma Lee Watkins of Scottsburg and Mrs. Martha Garner of Clover; six sisters-in-law; three brothers-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Davenport was preceded in death by two brothers, Mr. Howard Britton and Mr. John Britton, and by one sister, Mrs. Alice Byrd Perez.

Funeral services for Mrs. Maggie Britton Davenport will be held Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 11 a.m. with services at Bethel Grove Baptist Church in Clover with the Rev. William Hicks officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends and family at the chapel of Jeffress Funeral Home Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and at other times at the residence, 1182 Lee Syd-Moore Road, Scottsburg.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, 2000 North Main Street, South Boston.