Obituary: Donna Lea Davenport 1936 - 2016

Donna Lea Davenport

Donna Lea Davenport

Donna Lea Davenport, 79, of Sedona, passed away March 5, 2016. She was born June 14, 1936 in Flint, Michigan, the daughter of Frank H. and Ina B. Hearrell.

Donna and her family came to Arizona in 1943 and settled in Sedona/Oak Creek Canyon in 1945. She raised her family in Sedona and worked with her husband running Ron's Welding from 1973 to the present.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Valerie Fawn Davenport and a brother, Frank Hearrell, Jr.

Donna is survived by her husband of 49 years, Robert W. Davenport; a son, Jeffrey B. Davenport (Rebekah) of Cottonwood; stepson Robert W. Davenport, Jr. (Angie); stepdaughter Lorie J. Smith of Phoenix; a brother Stephen P. "Stubby" Hearrell (Judi) of Cottonwood; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Friday, March 11 at Graceway Bible Church in Cottonwood at 11 AM.

An online guestbook is available to sign at

Information provided by survivors.


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