Marvin D. Davenport

Obituary

Marvin D.  Davenport, age 81, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, went to be with the Lord on May 30, 2017, at 11:20 a.m. at his home.  He was born March 16, 1936, in Ringgold County, Iowa, the son of the late Alvin and Margaret (Tedrow) Davenport.

Marvin was a 1955 graduate of Creston High School in Creston, Iowa.  After 32 years working as a customer service associate for Delta Airlines, he and his wife retired from Kansas City, Missouri to Mt. Vernon, Missouri.  They were still active in square dancing, which they joined almost 40 years ago. Marvin was a member of the Ozark Prairie Presbyterian Church.

On November 24, 1957, he married Evelyn Truman, in Kent, Iowa.

Marvin is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Evelyn and his two children, Sherry Davenport of Mt. Vernon and Phillip Davenport and his wife, Kerry, of Kansas City, Missouri; one brother, Merrill Davenport and his wife, Shirley, of Adel, Iowa; two sisters-in-law, Robbie Taylor of Carthage, North Carolina and Jan Truman, of Cassville, Missouri and several nieces, nephews and many other family members.  His friends were his family as well.

His parents, Alvin and Margaret and two brothers-in-law, Jim Taylor and Duane Truman preceded him in death.

“Marv” was a very active and ornery man.  He enjoyed picking on those he cared about, whether it be a store clerk or a waitress.

A funeral service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at the Ozark Prairie Presbyterian Church with burial to follow at the Ozark Prairie Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 6:00–8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 2, 2017, in the funeral home chapel.

Memorial donations may be made payable to the Ozark Prairie Presbyterian Church or the American Heart Association, in care of the funeral home

Online condolences may be shared at this website.

 

 

 


  Visitation

6:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 2, 2017

510 E. Cherry St., Mt. Vernon, MO, 65712

  Funeral Service

11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 3, 2017

Ozark Prairie (Brick) Presbyterian Church, Mt. Vernon, MO.

  Burial

11:45 a.m. on Saturday, June 3, 2017

Ozark Prairie Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, MO.

  Memorial Donations

510 E. Cherry St., Mt. Vernon, MO, 65712

Memorial Donations may be made payable to Ozark Prairie Presbyterian Church or the American Heart Association, in care of the funeral home.

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Deanna & CC McLemore

Dear Evelyn and family - So very sad to hear about Marvin passing. You are both such good friends
and I have known you for so long. God Bless you all. Deanna (Bunn) and C.C.McLemore

 Posted June 2, 2017 - 11:25pm
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Ron and Bev Jenkins

Thoughts and prayers for Marv, Evelyn and family, from some of his Delta family. Good memories of a better time.

 Posted June 2, 2017 - 9:54am
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Norman & LaDonna Clark

Evelyn and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. Always enjoyed visiting with Marvin when we got together for Class reunions. Keep the memories close at heart.

 Posted June 1, 2017 - 2:58pm
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Bob & Faye Anglin

Evelyn - we can't imagine what you must be going through right now, but we want you to know that you're in our thoughts and prayers. Remember the happier days -- like when we all square danced together.

 Posted May 31, 2017 - 4:37pm

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