Debra Lynn O'Neal Davenport, age 68 of Blue Ridge, GA, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2019 in Blairsville, GA. Mrs. Davenport was born April 23, 1951 in Sugar Creek, GA to the late Joseph Tech & Essie Mosley O'Neal. Mrs. Davenport attended Glen Hope Baptist Church and is a graduate of Fannin County High School. She goes on to be with her husband, James Davenport, and parents, Joseph & Essie O'Neal, as well as, sisters and brother, Joe, Kemp, Sue, Hazel, Kay, Orlo, Windsor and Wilma Ann.
Debra was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. She enjoyed her job at Ingles Market as a cashier, always giving a little extra love and happiness to those she came in contact with.
She will be remembered by all who knew her, but especially missed by her daughters, Doris (Ed) St. Romain, April (Robert) Hatchett, and Elizabeth Davenport Kline; son, Joshua (Heather) Davenport, siblings, Carroll, Odra, Irby, Jan and Glen "Boo"; grandchildren, Jacob, Emily, Jessie, Sarah, Hailey, Caleb, Brac, Elisha, Samuel, and Averi; and many nieces and nephews. Also sharing in her legacy is special friend Mary Kay Akins Carlisle.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 25, 2019, from the Glen Hope Baptist Church at 11:00 am, with Rev. Lamarr O'Neal and Rev. James Worley officiating. Special music will be provided by The O'Neals. Interment will follow in the O'Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. Edward St. Romain; Joshua Davenport, Robert Hatchett, Mike Bowers and Craig O'Neal have been requested to serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends at the Henry Cochran Funeral Home in Blue Ridge, GA Thursday, October 24, 2019, from 5:00 pm -7:00 pm.
Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge is honored to be serving the family. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.