AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Friday, May 10, 2002, at the Medical College of Georgia, Mrs. Lillie Mae Davenport, 99, of Gardner Street. She was a member of Cummings Grove Baptist Church of which Rev. Norris Rouse is pastor. Survivors include one son, Mr. Arthur Randall (Thelma) Davenport, Springfield, Mass; three daughters, Mrs. Willie Mae Peterson, Jamaica, N.Y., Mrs. Julia (Eugene) Debose, Howard Beach, N.Y. and Mrs. Janet (Ernest) Riley, Augusta; seven grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2002, at 11 a.m., from Cummings Grove Baptist Church, Rev. Norris Rouse officiating. Interment will be in Summerville Cemetery. Family and friends may call at the residence of her daughter, Janet Riley, 2708 Royal Street or the funeral home. The historic Dents Undertaking Establishment, serving the CSRA since the 1800s.
The Augusta Chronicle May 12, 2002