Jerry Davenport PDF Print E-mail

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.



#15 Jackie Haltiwanger 2020-02-18 10:54
Kathy & Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
#14 Beverly Leslie 2020-02-18 10:38
Kathy, please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time! Beverly and Lee Leslie
#13 Anne SHEALY 2020-02-17 20:01
Kathy and Family, I am so sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this time.
#12 JCounts/JSutton 2020-02-17 14:16
Kathy and Family --- Sending our love and prayers to all. May your wonderful memories help sustain the coming days. Jean and Jeffrey
#11 Mark & Missy Hipp 2020-02-17 10:36
Sorry for loss, you are in our thoughts & prayers.
Mark & Missy Guy Hipp
#10 Harriett Rucker 2020-02-16 20:32
Our thoughts and prayers are with Jerry's family. May God's love and peace be with you now and in the days to come. Harriett and John Rucker
#9 April Ringer 2020-02-16 19:18
Sorry for your loss Kathy. I always thought a lot of Jerry and always enjoyed taking care of him and the conversations we had. praying for you
#8 Karen Senn 2020-02-16 17:34
Jerry was a good co-worker and friend. Rest In Peace.
#7 David & Lynn Riber 2020-02-16 12:34
Kathy and Family,
Thinking of you at this time of your loss. You have our sincere condolences.
#6 Beth Dawn 2020-02-16 09:45
Kathy I am very sorry about Jerry.
#5 Becky Harmon Steen 2020-02-15 17:27
Kathy, so very sorry for your loss! Love and hugs to you!! We will be praying for you all during this difficult time.

Love, Becky and family
#4 Robin Cox 2020-02-15 12:47
Kathy and family, I hope that God will wrap his arms of love and comfort around the family now and in the days to come. With prayers Robin.
#3 Don & Deb Dennis 2020-02-15 10:38
We were sorry to hear about Jerry. Keeping all the family in our thoughts and prayers.
#2 Steffanie Shinn 2020-02-15 05:28
Kathy & Family, Michael and I are so very sorry for your loss. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers for the days ahead.
#1 Sheriff Lee Foster 2020-02-14 20:31
Our sympathies are offered on the passing of Jerry. He enjoyed life and was a fine fellow. We offer your family our prayers during this difficult time. Lee, Carol, Joseph, Amelia