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Jerry Davenport

d. February 14, 2020

Gerald W. “Jerry” Davenport, 77, of Newberry, died Thursday, February 13, 2020 at J.F. Hawkins Health Care.

Born on March 27, 1942 in Newberry, he was a son of the late Henley Louis and Ester Minnie Hendrix Davenport. He retired from the Newberry Observer and was a member of the Newberry Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. He was a 1960 graduate of Newberry High School. Jerry loved golf and was a member of the Wednesday afternoon “What Did He Say” Club.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy Holsenback Davenport; sons, David Davenport and Bryan (Kerry) Davenport; daughters, Brenda Guy, Paige Guy, and Chrystal Crumpton; a brother, Nick Davenport; 8 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be held on Sunday afternoon, February 16, 2020 from 4:00 until 7:00 PM at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be sent to McSwain-Evans Funeral Home , 1724 Main Street, Newberry, SC 29108 to help with expenses.


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