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Alice Costella Davenport

April 5, 1931 ~ December 16, 2018 (age 87)

Mrs. Alice Costella Davenport,  age 87, passed from this life on Sunday,  December 16, 2018 at approximately 2:17  a.m. at Lima Manor Nursing Home.

She was born on April 5, 1931 in Marion, Ohio to the union of James L. and Hattie B. (Crowder) West;  both parents preceded her in death.

On February 22, 1953 she was united in holy matrimony to Mr. Robert W. Davenport; he preceded her in death on April 1, 2015.

Mrs. Davenport was formerly a cook at Milano’s, Corner Café and Thunderbird Restaurant.  She also worked at Howell’s Alterations.   She was a member of St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church where she worked on the Kitchen Committee.  She was a former Girl Scout Leader of Troop #76, she bowled with the Utopia Playmates and was a member of the Tops Club.  Mrs. Davenport loved being a Mother and a Grandmother, she will truly be missed by her loved ones.

She leaves to cherish her precious memory a son; James E. Davenport of Lima.  3 daughters; Nancy Grant (Milton) and Teresa A. Bean both of Lima.  Della M. Aydelott (Daniel) of Dayton, OH.   9 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.  A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death 6 brothers; Roy West, Earl West, Howard West, Carl West, Donald West and Charles West.  6 sisters; Ruth Bates, Frances West, Mary Clemons, Betty Russell, Dorothy Hixson and Shirley Owens.  A daughter-in-law; Maureen Davenport.

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