Maude Grace Davenport, 91, of Roper, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, August 2, 2023, at her residence.
Born June 29, 1932 in Washington County she was the daughter of the James R. Davenport and Maude Lee Davenport and was preceded in death by her loving husband, Fred Blount Davenport, Sr.; sisters, Mildred L. Riddle and Dorothy M. Davenport; brothers, Winton R. Davenport, Stafford W. Davenport and James C. Davenport. Mrs. Maude Grace was a very active and devoted member of Mackeys United Methodist Church where she served as the organist, member of the choir and the United Methodist Women's Group. She loved playing bridge with her friends.
Her family includes her sons; Fred B. Davenport, Jr. of Wilmington, NC, Donald A. Davenport of Roper, NC and Jerry E. Davenport and wife Hannah of Roper, NC; daughter-in-love, Celia Davenport; grandchildren, Carlie Davis, Michael Davenport, Hunter Davenport and Evan Davenport; great grandchildren, Magnolia Davis and Nora Gray Davenport.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, August 5, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at Mackeys United Methodist Church with Reverend Karen Pruette and Reverend Ray Gooch and Gene Waters officiating. Burial will follow in the Davenport Family Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Friday, August 4, 2023 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Mackeys United Methodist Church and other times at the residence.
Flowers are welcome or donations can be made to Mackeys United Methodist Church at 211 General Pettigrew Drive, Plymouth, NC 27962.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.