Lottie Davenport

Obituary of Lottie Davenport

Lottie Elizabeth (Foster) Davenport, the daughter of Monroe and Virginia Foster was born March 6, 1941 in Cumberland, Virginia. Lottie, confessed Christ at an early age and joined the Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Cumberland, VA. She married the love of her life, William Davenport on October 25, 1957, 63 years of marriage. They relocated to several different states until returning in March of 1974 to Virginia permanently. She sang in the Mt. Olive Baptist Church Senior Choir, she served on the Pastor's Aide Committee, she was recognized as an Honorary Member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church, she was a Deaconess. She worked various jobs until she found her passion of taking care of people as a private duty nurse at Lakewood Manor for many years. She then became the caregiver for her deceased mother, deceased mother-in-law, and father-in-law. She became the caretaker of her husband until her health began to decline. She loved to have her Sunday family dinners. She loved putting puzzles together along with seek and find a word. She had the compassion of helping others in need, her heart and doors were always open. She will be remembered for her phone calls to us making sure we were ALL okay, her famous sweet potato and lemon meringue pies. She loved her flowers in and outside. She is preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Josephine Boatwright, and Marion Bethea; three brothers, George Foster, Neil Foster, and James Foster. She leaves to cherish her fond memories: her husband, William Davenport; one daughter, Laureen Jordan; four granddaughters, Latisa Ramos (Garcia), LaTanya, Ranata and Georgette; ten great-grandchildren, Antuan, Junius, Akira, Annesha, A'Mia, Nasir, Najeeah, Davonya, Arren and Alayah; seven great-great-grandchildren, Maryanna, Azyiah, Samiyah, Malik, India, Zyland and Naylah; two sisters, WillieSue Boatwright and MaryNicie Allen (Joseph); two brothers, Lester Foster and Avon Foster; two aunts, Betty Brown and Alice Gregory; two uncles, Elmo Brown (Lucy) and Royal Brown; a host of nieces, nephews; great nieces, great nephews, cousins and friends.
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Thursday
17
December

Visitation at Funeral Home

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday, December 17, 2020
Marian Gray Thomas Funeral Home
64 Cartersville Road
Cumberland, Virginia, United States
Friday
18
December

Graveside Service

11:00 am
Friday, December 18, 2020
Davenport Family Cemetery
31 Sugar Fork Road
Cumberland, Virginia, United States

Final Resting Place

Davenport Family Cemetery
31 Sugar Fork Road
Cumberland, Virginia, United States
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