February 4, 2007
Mr. John Thomas "J.T." Davenport, age 86, of Eagleville, Tennessee, died Sunday, February 4, 2007 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Mr. Davenport was a native of Rutherford County and was a son of the late Tom and Kitty Sains Davenport. He was retired after 25 years of service from General Smelting Company of College Grove. Mr. Davenport was a member of the Rocky Glade Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Owen Hill Masonic Lodge # 172 F & AM and was a former member of the Eagleville Lions Club.
He is survived by his wife, Mary "Lib" Davenport, Eagleville, TN; daughter, Brenda Ridley, College Grove, TN; son, John Richard Davenport, Smyrna, TN; three granddaughters, Megan and Chelsea Ashworth and Tara Savannah Davenport.
Visitation was at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 6, 2007 at Lawrence Funeral Home. Masonic services were conducted at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, February 7, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Leonard Rader officiating. Burial will follow in Rocky Glade Cemetery near Eagleville, Tennessee.
Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, Tennessee in charge of arrangements.