Johnnie Magaline Davenport

Johnnie Magaline Davenport, 91, Wednesday,  August 30, 2023 at NHC – Smithville.  She was born in Wilson Co., TN.

She is survived by her 4 daughters, Brenda (David) Dodd, Darlene Davenport Gilliam and Pam (David) Gaither all of Woodbury and Regina (Stephen) Mayo of Bradyville; 11 grandchildren, John (Britany) Dodd, Bridgette Dodd, Derrick (Beth) Cooper, Leslie (Tyson) Stephens, Dale Mayo, Lindsey Davenport (Eric Vickers), Jacob (Brittany) Duggin, Dustin Mayo, Austin Duggin (Madison Blanton) Samantha Gaither and Madison (Lane) Poss and her siblings, Betty (Dooley) Green of Morrison, Arlene (Larry) Sanders of Woodbury and Clyde (Betty) McCord of Woodbury.  17 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

She was preceded in death by her father and stepmother, Rufus Ed and Liz Murphy, her mother, Martha Mai Warren Murphy; her husband, Vess Davenport; son, David Davenport and siblings, Ines Davenport, Clifton “Tip” Murphy, Fannie Ruth Fletcher, Allie Allen, George Murphy, Roy Murphy, Joe Murphy, Lela Finley, Howard Murphy, Ray Murphy, Sally Jane Murphy, JT McCord, Margie Burks, Jo Bryan and John McCord.

A member of the Sycamore Baptist church, she was a retired seamstress.  She enjoyed planting and tending to her flowers. The more she had the happier she was.  She also enjoyed quilting and playing Bingo.

Funeral services will be 4:00 P.M. Friday, September 1, 2023 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Pelham officiating.  Interment will follow in the Sycamore cemetery.
Pallbearers include her loving grandchildren, John Dodd, Derrick Copper, Dale and Dustin Mayo, Jacob and Austin Duggin, Tyson Stephens, Eric Vickers, Preslee Merriman, Bridgette Dodd, Leslie Stephens and Lindsey Davenport.
Visitation with the family will be from 12 Noon until 8:00 P.M. Thursday, August 31, 2023 and Friday, September 1, 2023 from 10:00 A.M. until her time of service.
Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311.  To leave condolences and memories for her family, please visit