January 31, 2004

Published 12:00 am Monday, February 2, 2004

Jessie Davenport

Jessie Davenport died Friday, Jan. 30, 2004, at Trace Haven Nursing Home. He was 79.

Mr. Davenport was preceded in death by his parents, Austin and Betty Davenport; one brother, E.G. Davenport, and two sisters, Laura Turner and Martha Wiggins.

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He is survived by nieces, nephews and other relatives, including Marie Davenport of Frankfort, Germany; Azzie Strong and Lula Davenport, both of Vicksburg; the Martin and Flowers families of Utica and the Turner family of Vicksburg.

Dillion-Chisley Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.