Emma Davenport, age 75, of Paducah passed away at 9:48 a.m. Monday, March 20, 2023 at her home. Emma was born on October 4, 1947 in Grand Rivers, Kentucky, to the late Clarence Edward Lowery Sr. and Mattie Sanders Lowery. She was a long time member of the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church. Emma was a graduate of Paducah Tilghman High School. Emma retired as co-owner of Davenport Auto Paint and Crosley of Kentucky. Emma enjoyed the ministry of the Romans 10:10 Racecar (The Witness), and enjoyed the time spent in Bonneville Salt Flats watching Gerald race.
Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Gerald Davenport; two sisters, Betty (Dr. Lloyd) Housman and Phyllis Mason both of Paducah; one brother, Billy Joe Lowery of Paducah; several nieces and nephews; eight self- adopted daughters, Johnna Kosechata., Penny Mariner, Tammie Knight, Colleen Jackson, Misty Springs, Tammie Sanders, Trish Alonzo and Candi Miller.
Preceding in death was her son, Jeff Davenport, parents, one sister, Shirley Hudson and two brothers, Clarence E. Lowery Jr. and Richard Lowery
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2023 at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Doris Mann officiating, assisted by Michael Brandenburg and Roger Whetstone. Entombment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2023 from 5:00-8: 00 p.m. at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.
Expression of sympathy may be made to Hope Unlimited, 1101 Jefferson St, Paducah,KY 42001