Hershel Lee Davenport – Obituary

By  | January 10, 2019 | Filed under: Colbert Memorial Chapel, Obituaries

F.1.10.19 Hershel Davenport.jpgHershel Lee Davenport, 74, Tuscumbia, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at home. Visitation will be Friday, January 11, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Colbert Memorial Chapel with Brother Chris Barnett officiating the service at 3 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in Colbert Memorial Gardens. Hershel was a member of Highland Park Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army and received an Honorable Discharge in 1974.

He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Karen Marie Davenport, and parents, Robert Lee and Earlie Nora Davenport.

He is survived by his daughters, Jennifer Davenport Flannagan and special son-in-law, Billy “Jamie” Flannagan and Kelly Davenport Brooks (Ricky); sisters, Evon Rutland, Marie Weems and Stella Bullion (Ed), all of Muscle Shoals; his grandchild, “The light of his life,” Zoe Grace Flannagan and other grandchildren, Kimberly and Daniel Hawk; great-grandchildren, Hayden and Kaylee Hawk; brothers-in-law, Garl, Dale and Kurt Perleberg and family.

Pallbearers will be Michael Bullion, Jake Flannagan, Daniel Hawk, Tod Perleberg, James Weems and Daryl Johnson.

Special thanks to Dr. Ronald McCoy, Renae, and Molli.

He will be missed terribly. He loved unconditionally.

Colbert Memorial Chapel is assisting the family.

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