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Janie "Mamaw" Davenport

March 26, 1940 ~ January 5, 2020 (age 79)


Janie "Mamaw" Davenport, age 79, of Summertown, TN passed away Sunday, January 05, 2020 at her residence.  She was a native of Lawrence County, TN, retired cook from Maury Regional Medical Center and a member of Unity Baptist Church. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar Junior and Lorene Rose Bates Benefield; her husband, Austin Lee Davenport; one son, Ricky Lee Davenport; two sisters, Betty Bryant and Nell Bryant; and one brother, Andy Benefield.

She is survived by two daughters, Stephanie Davenport and Valerie Riddle (John Risner) both of Summertown, TN; two sisters, Kathleen Davenport of Summertown, TN and Annie Lawrence of Arizona; four brothers, Mack Benefield of Summertown, TN, Ronnie Benefield of Ethridge, TN, Ed Benefield of Nashville, TN and Jack Benefield of Summertown, TN; eight grandchildren, Julie Ferguson (Josh), Mary Tripp (Derrick), Austin Windham, Zac Riddle, Haylei Windham, Ty Riddle, Brock Risner and Briley Risner; two great-grandchildren, Clara Tripp and Naomi Tripp; and two dogs, Jack and Jill.

Arrangements are being handled by Neal Funeral Home, 231 N. Military Avenue, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Monday, January 06, 2020 at Neal Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 2:00 PM Tuesday, January 07, 2020, with Brandon Smith and Randall Runions officiating.  Interment will follow at Ethridge Masonic Cemetery in Ethridge, TN.  Family suggests memorials be made to Unity Baptist Church.  

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January 6, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Neal Funeral Home
231 N. Military Avenue
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

Funeral Service
January 7, 2020

2:00 PM
Neal Funeral Home
231 N. Military Avenue
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

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