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Shirley J. Davenport

November 9, 1937 — April 19, 2023

Saltville, VA

Shirley J. Davis Davenport, age 85 and of the Hayter’s Gap Community, passed on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at her home.  Shirley was a 1955 Graduate of Meadowview High School and a member of Blackwell Chapel United Methodist Church.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert E. Davis and Fannie Henderson Davis; and eight siblings.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Kenneth L. Davenport; three sons, Kenneth L. Davenport, Jr. and wife Joanne of Saltville, VA, Darrell D. Davenport and wife Rhonda of Abingdon, VA, and Kelvin B. Davenport of Saltville, VA; three grandchildren, Erik Davenport, Cody Davenport, and Ethan Davenport; four great grandchildren, Zoey, Rose Elizabeth, Lily Kate, and Kenneth James Davenport; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family will be held 1-2 p.m. Monday, April 24, 2023, in the Forest Hills Location of Farris Funeral Service, 19415 Lee Highway, Abingdon, VA. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Scott Spence officiating.  Interment will follow in Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Eddie Henderson, Ethan Davenport, Cody Davenport, Barry Garrett, Mike Hoback, and Larry Davis serving as pallbearers.

The family of Shirley J. Davis Davenport is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, 19415 Lee Highway, Abingdon, VA 24210, (276) 623-2700.

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Visitation

Monday, April 24, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Farris Cremation & Funeral Center – Forest Hills Chapel

19415 Lee HWY, Abingdon, VA 24210

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Funeral Service

Monday, April 24, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Farris Cremation & Funeral Center – Forest Hills Chapel

19415 Lee HWY, Abingdon, VA 24210

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