January 14, 2007
ELIZABETH MILDRED JOHNSON DAVENPORT
Elizabeth Mildred Johnson Davenport, 82, departed this life Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007. She was a native of Gloucester and a member of Bethel Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Leroy and Sadie Johnson; husband, Leon Davenport Sr.; brother, Marshall; and sisters, Pearl Louise and Catherine.
She leaves a loving and devoted son, Leon Jr. (Maria), and daughter, Crystal, of New Jersey; grandson, Leon J. Davenport III of Seattle, Wash.; stepmother, Edith Johnson of Newport News, Va.; sisters, Ruth Palmer of Queens, N.Y., and Sadie Cook of Gloucester; stepsister, Dorothy Skeeters, and stepbrother, James Green of Newport News, Va.; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Bethel Baptist Church. Mrs. Davenport will be placed in the church at 12:30 p.m. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Arrangements by howard funeral home.