1948 James 2019

James L. Davenport

May 14, 1948 — October 11, 2019

James L. Davenport, age 71 of Blue Ridge, passed away Friday, October 11, 2019 in Blairsville, GA. Mr. Davenport was born May 14, 1948, in Ellijay, GA to Leamen Davenport and Ethel Melton Davenport. Mr. Davenport attended Glen Hope Baptist Church and was preceded in death by his brother, Glen Coy Davenport, and his sister, Doris Davenport. He drove a truck for Atlanta Motor Lines, but was most known as the owner and operator of the BP Station on Main Street in Blue Ridge. He will be greatly missed by his loving family.

Survivors include: his wife of forty-eight years, Debra Davenport; father, Leamen Davenport; mother, Ethel Melton Davenport; daughters, Doris (Ed) St. Romain, April (Robert) Hatchett, and Elizabeth Davenport Kline; son, Joshua (Heather) Davenport; brothers, Kennon Davenport and Clinton Davenport; sisters, Peggy Long and Aline Davenport; grandchildren, Jacob, Emily, Jessie, Sarah, Hailey, Caleb, Brac, Elisha, Samuel, and Averi; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services: Friday, October 18, 2019, at Glen Hope Church at 2:00 pm. Officiating: Lamarr O'Neal and James Worley. Music: Kenny and Kim O'Neal. Interment: O'Zion Church Cemetery. Pallbearers: Edward St. Romain; Jacob Hatchett; Joshua Davenport; Robert Hatchett; Matthew Davenport; Mike Bowers; and Craig O'Neal.

The family will receive friends at the Henry Cochran Funeral Home in Blue Ridge, GA Thursday, October 17, 2019, from 4:00 pm -7:00 pm.

Arrangements entrusted to the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, GA. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.
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