John M. Davenport, LCS ’97, was called from this life to his Heavenly home on August 8, 2016, at the Brookdale Nursing Home in Grand Prairie, TX.
John married Judy K Pauley in 1972. She preceded him in death December 7, 2009. They raised three children: daughter Tawnya (Andrew) Werner, and sons Nathan (Lindsay) Davenport and Kevin Davenport, and have seven grandchildren. John served several parishes throughout Missouri and Illinois before moving to Paxton, IL in 1991 to serve as Pastor of the Paxton Church of Christ. In 2010 he moved to Moline and served as Pastor of the Community Christian Church until 2014 when he moved to Grand Prairie, TX. Services were held at the Paxton Church of Christ on August 14, 2016, with Nathan officiating.