Joel N. Davenport

Published 12:55 am Saturday, May 24, 2008

By Staff
Mr. Joel N. Davenport, 89, of Fruita, Colo., died Thursday, April 24, 2008, in Fruita, Colo.
A memorial service was held April 30, 2008, in Callahan-Edfast Mortuary Chapel.
Mr. Davenport was born May 7, 1918 in Scuppernong. He was the son of the late Redden W. and Alice M. Phelps Davenport. He served in the Army during World War II in the European Theatre in Germany. He was married to Lena M. Boita Davenport, who survives. He had lived and worked in Sunnyside, Utah, and Price, Utah, before moving to Fruita, Colo.
Survivors include one son, Lindy A. Davenport; two brothers, Lemmie Davenport of Scranton and David Davenport of Shreveport, La.; one sister, Levora Whittie of California; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 60307, Grand Junction, CO 81506 or Centennial Ponderosa Extended Care, c/o Family Health West, P.O. Box 130, Fruita, CO 81521.
Condolences may be sent to the family at 925 Beulah Road, Scranton, NC 27825.