YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 16, 2014, at the Rising Star Baptist Church for Mrs. Linda Ann Davenport, 61, who entered eternal rest on Monday, May 12, 2014 at Hospice House, Poland, Ohio (Mahoning County) with family by her side.
Mrs. Davenport was born Aug. 15, 1952, in Leesburg, Florida, a daughter of John and Essie Mae Smith Weaver.
Linda graduated from North High School in 1970, she worked for Ameritech as a dispatcher for 30 years, and also work for St. Elizabeth Health Center in Human Resource.
Linda was a member of the Rising Star Baptists Church, where she served on the Nurses Guild, and in the Nursery. She enjoyed shopping, and spending time with family.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Leroy, whom she married Oct. 12, 1974; a son, Keith Davenport; two, daughters, Lauren and Jada Davenport, all of Youngstown, OH; two grandchildren, Keemyah and Cameron; a brother, John (Sandra) Weaver of Youngstown, OH; three sisters, Brenda (Wayne) Weaver Brown of Youngstown, Gail Brown Weaver of Columbus, and Bonnie Weaver of Cincinnati; an aunt, Gladys Towsend of Girard, Ohio; and a host of family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Ozell Weaver.
Friends may call Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.
Arrangements entrusted to the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home. - See more at: http://www.vindy.com/news/tributes/#sthash.Y2wiqei2.dpuf