Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Mary Jo Davenport


04/18/1952 - 12/21/2019


Mary Jo Davenport, age 67 of Black Mountain, NC passed away December 21, 2019.

She was born in Clay County, NC to the late Verlin and Zelpha Ledford Davenport. Mary was family oriented and full of joy and laughter. She was a loving, outspoken sister and mother.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Peggy Davenport and Magdalene Jones.

She is survived by two sons, Gary Conner and John Taylor; four brothers, Daniel, Monroe, Carl and Marvin Davenport; two sisters, Barbara Taylor and Frankie Patterson; four grandchildren and four nieces.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm, Friday, December 27, 2019 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel of Hayesville. Rev. Donald Davenport and Rev. Carl Davenport will officiate. Burial will be in the Mission Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Blake Conner, Derrick Davenport, Austin Eller, Zach Raxter, Blake Mosteller and Ernest Davenport.

The family will receive friends from 12-2 pm, Friday, December 27, 2019 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel of Hayesville.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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