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Dorothy Hill Davenport, 82, Boyle Co., KY native (1932-2015)

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of South Campbellsville Baptist Church. She was the daughter of the late Clem Hillo and Eva Shewmaker Hill and the widow of her husband of 60 years, Howard W. Davenport. She leaves 13 direct living descendants.
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Dorothy Hill Davenport of Floyds Knobs, Indiana, formerly of Campbellsville, KY, passed away at 7:30amET, Tuesday, January 20, 2015, in Floyds Knobs, Indiana. She was 82 years old.

A visitation will be held from 4pm-8pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 9amCT/10amET, Friday, January 23, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave, Campbellsville, KY. The Rev. Shaun Caudill will officiate. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens, Danville, Kentucky.

Dorothy Hill Davenport, 82, Boyle Co., KY native (1932-2015)

Dorothy was the daughter of the late Clem Hill and Eva Shewmaker Hill. She was born on Tuesday, April 5, 1932 in Boyle County, Kentucky. She died Tuesday, January 20, 2015 in Floyds Knobs, Floyd County, IN, at the age of 82 years, nine months, and 15 days.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of South Campbellsville Baptist Church.

She united in marriage to Howard W. Davenport December 20, 1947. He preceded her in death on August 16, 2008.

She is survived by:
  • One son and daughter-in-law, Reggie and Betty Jean Davenport of Floyds Knobs, Indiana
  • Three grandchildren: Brenda Jo St. John and husband, John of Corbin, William Edward Davenport and wife, Midori of Bahrain and Paul Davenport and wife, Cathy of Georgetown, Indiana
  • Nine great-grandchildren: Lexi Davenport, Garyth Davenport, Alicia Davenport, Julia Davenport, Andrew Davenport, Sho Davenport, Larry Burns, Richard Burns and Kelly Burns
  • One sister, Juanita Clark of Lebanon
  • Several nieces and nephews
  • Many other relatives and friends
Dorothy was also preceded in death by one brother and three sisters: Clem Hill, Jr., Louisa Gordon, Idellas Hayes and Jenean Hill.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave, Campbellsville, KY 42718, is in charge of arrangements.

Send a condolence to the family of Dorothy Hill Davenport.

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