Evelyn Davenport Smith

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Evelyn Davenport Smith of Bremen passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017 in a local health facility. She was born May 5, 1927 in Haralson County, daughter of the late Albert Herschel Davenport and Addie Elaine Watson Davenport. Mrs. Smith retired from the Buchanan School System, where she worked as a parapro. She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Hoyt Smith; four sisters, Melva Davenport, Ann Davenport… Riggs, Faye Davenport Adams, Betty Davenport Derrick and a brother, Lewis Davenport.

Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Paul and Sonjia Smith of Bremen, Steve and Ginger Smith of Rome; four grandchildren, Tyler Smith, Zach Smith, both of Bremen, Alan Smith of Macon and Emily Smith of Tacoma, WA; a sister and brother-in-law, Frances and Robert Dowdy of Bremen and a brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Judy Davenport of Bowdon.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 5:00 until 8:00 PM.

Services will be Saturday, October 7 at 4:00 PM from the chapel of Hightower Funeral Home with Reverend Wendell Rush, Reverend Zach Smith and Mr. Tyler Smith officiating. Music will be furnished by Cathy Adams. Alan Smith, Tyler Smith, Alan Adams, Mark Adams, Dennis Smith and Gary Smith will serve as pallbearers. Interment will follow in Corinth Church cemetery.

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