Deborah Davenport

In Memorial

Deborah Carter Davenport, 65, of 100 Camden Avenue, Camden, NC died Saturday, October 12, 2013 at W.R. Winslow Memorial Home. Born in Lumberton, NC, she was the daughter of Betty Virginia Baxley Newton and the late John E. Newton and was the wife of the late Richard C. Carter and the late Everett Ashley Davenport. Mrs. Davenport loved watching western movies, listening to country music, genealogy and Tweety Bird. Most of all, she loved spending time with her granddaughter, Kaitlyn.

Along with her mother, Mrs. Davenport is survived by a daughter, Grace “Ginny” Bray and husband Gary of Camden, NC; two sisters, Karen Britt and husband Joey of Salisbury, NC and Mary “Beth” Kinlaw and husband Billy of Lumberton, NC; two brothers, Johnny Newton and Jimmy Newton and wife Janet, all of Lumberton, NC; a granddaughter, Kaitlyn Bray; five nieces and nephews, Tracy Newton of Raleigh, NC, Meagan Hendren and husband Jarrod of Lumberton, NC, Sean Davidson of Concord, NC, Holli Britt of Chapel Hill, NC, and Kristen Kinlaw of Lumberton, NC; and a special friend, Jamie Romm. In addition to her father and her husbands, she was preceded in death by a brother, Larry Newton; and a nephew, Jonathan Rhodes.

A funeral service will take place Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. F. Joe Griffith offiating. Burial will be Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. in New Hollywood Cemetery, Lumberton, NC. The family will receive friends Monday evening at Twiford Memorial Chapel from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 pm.; following the service in the lobby of the funeral home on Tuesday; and at all other times at 448 US Highway 158 E., Camden, NC. Memorial donations may be made to Albemarle Hospice, P.O. Box 189, Elizabeth City, NC 27907, or to the American Cancer Society, 930B Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834. Twiford Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Davenport family. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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  1. Amy Chesson Williams

    Ginny, I am so saddened to hear of your moms passing. She was a wonderful woman that loved her family so much. I have so many good memories of her from our childhood days. She will be greatly missed. May god wrap his arms around you and your family during this difficult time. XOXO

  2. Gloria Wesner

    My thought and prayers are with you all. May God be with each of you through this tough time. May God be your guiding light

  3. Barbara Shipman

    Karen and family: You have been in our prayers for quite some time now. So sorry for the loss of your sister. Prayers continue to go out for the family,
    Your friend in Christ,
    Barbara Shipman

  4. Debra Helms Hall

    SO sorry for your loss. I am a good friend of Karen, Beth, and your grandmother. Praying for you during this time.

  5. Allen and Diane Hall

    Ginny we are sad to hear of your moms passing. May you find comfort knowing she is no longer in any pain. Hug your family close.

  6. Allen and Diane Hall

    Ginny we are so sad to hear of your mom passing. Know that she is healed and not suffering! Hug your family close. We will keep you in our thoughts.

  7. Myra Newton Timmons

    I am so sadden of the loss of Deborah. I will always remember her visit here in Georgia. Wonderful,happy,funny memories for always.She was doing her book and we had such a fun time talking and going through pictures.I wish I could have seen her one more time. Ginny,you and your family are in my prayers. Your Mother was truly one of a kind <3

  8. Pamela Baxley

    Your mama was a wonderful woman and such a part of my life while growing up. She was strong, feisty and raised a great kid. I’ll miss her.

  9. Virginia Wine

    Ginny I just found out about your mother. I am so sorry sweetie she was a wonderful person who loved you very much. God Bless you Honey. And she is certainly in a better place.

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