92 year old Carter Glen Davenport of Liberty died Wednesday at his residence. Born in DeKalb County, he was a carpenter, member of the New Hope Baptist Church, and a U.S. Army veteran. The funeral will be Friday at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria. Dewey Dyer and Ronnie Smith will officiate and burial will be in Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the service. Davenport was preceded in death by his parents, Carter B. Davenport and Willie Macon Foutch; sisters, Hilda Luciel and Ruth Marie; brothers, Lonnie, Cordell and John Henry; brother-in-law, Howard Granstaff; and daughter-in-law, Betty Davenport. Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Lucille Mathis Davenport. Children, Larry Glenn Davenport of Alexandria, Mickey Don and wife Jennifer Davenport, Hugh Dwain and wife Teri Davenport, and Leanne and husband Jimmy McGill. Grandchildren, Wesley, Brian, Jr., Chris, Heather, Timothy, Benjie, Brad, Jennifer, Matt, Brandon, Rachel, and Micah. Great grandchildren, Travis, Autumn, Alan, Jackson, Gabriel, Lane, Lydia, Isaiha, Aniah, Ellie, Nolan, Emmy, Rellon, Andrew, and Mahala. Brother, Clarence and wife Jimmy Davenport. Sisters, Helen and husband Carlos Warden and Earlene and husband Garland Estes. Sisters-in-law, Violet Davenport and Mainelle Derting. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements.
Carter Glen Davenport
Dec 26 2012