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Willie Davenport Obituary

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Willie Davenport

Peoria, IL

March 29, 1942 - July 26, 2010

Willie Davenport Obituary

Willie Lee Davenport, Sr., 68, of Peoria, passed away at 2:35 p.m. on Monday, July 26, 2010, at OSF St. Clare Home in Peoria Heights. He was born on March 29, 1942 in Lexington, MS, a son of T.L. and Nancy (Tillman) Davenport. His father, one brother and one sister preceded him in death. Willieis survived by his mother, of Chicago; fianc, Beverly Lorene Taylor of Peoria; sons, Willie Lee Jr., Duane and Rodney Davenport of Benton Harbor, MI, Yolandis and Ricky Davenport of Waterloo, IA and Jarvis Davenport of Peoria; daughters, Tanga Davenport of Columbus, OH, Willette Bratton of Peoria and Cornelia Davenport of Benton Harbor, MI; brothers, Thomas C. (Cecelia) Davenport of Chicago and J.T. Russell of Peoria; sisters, Mary Greer and Gladys (Lorenzo) Andrews of Chicago and Florine (Arlander) Rutherford, Laura Russell and Pastor Ruth (Liehue) Rutherford of Peoria; and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was formerly employed with Steve Schultz landscaping in Morton. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, August 2, 2010, at Clary Funeral Home, 428 W. McClure Ave., in Peoria, with Pastor Ruth Rutherford officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Cremation rites will be accorded, following services. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Willie Davenport, please visit our floral store.

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