Wayne Davenport
August 11, 1939 - October 1, 2020

Wayne Davenport, 81 of Brookland, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on October 1, 2020 at his home. He was a member of Nettleton Baptist Church, Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born to the late Curt and Lois Davenport. Wayne retired from General Electric after thirty-five years and went on to raise cattle on his farm at Goobertown, Arkansas for another fifteen years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by; one brother: Jay Davenport; and one sister: Louise Williams. Wayne is survived by; his wife, of almost sixty years: Linda Davenport; one son: Ken Davenport (Tammy); one daughter: Carol Rupard (Randy); five grandchildren: Hannah, Kendall and Kaitlyn Davenport, and Josh and Chelsea Rupard; one great granddaughter: Reece Wilkes Rupard; one brother: Roy Davenport; two sisters: Jane Guest and Glenda Copeland; and a host of other family and friends. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The Lottie Moon offering fund at Nettleton Baptist Church, P.O. Box 2415, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72402 The family has requested a private disposition under the direction of Faith Funeral Service, Manila, Arkansas.

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  1. D.A. Bahus, Dover, AR says

    Linda, Wayne was a true friend. Murl and him loved to pay jokes on people in maintenance at GE. He was quiet but sneaky. In building his shop, I enjoy being with you and him. Just found out just now, but I feel your pain.

  2. Dana Hoke Kennedy, 3727 Hwy 141 N Jondsboro AR 72401 says

    Linda, I was saddened and shocked to learn of Wayne's passing in the newspaper. I think of you often and recently drove by where you used to live on Hwy 49. I hope you find peace and comfort during g this time. I hope you remember we worked together at the bank and you were always kind. Dana Hoke Kennedy

  3. Cheryl Head, Brookland says

    We were sorry to hear about Wayne. Please know your family is in our prayers.

  4. Jim Isbell, Jonesboro, AR says

    I'm sorry about the passing of Wayne. He was a good man that everyone liked.

  5. Jack Richardson, says

    We have lost a good person. Wayne was a good neighbor, a good member of the Farrville Fire Department, and a good friend. A quiet man, able to repair or make most any thing. He will be missed by many.

  6. Sue Pettit Adams , Jonesboro says

    Your family is in my thoughts and prayers

  7. Rock, Arkansas says

    For the family of Wayne, I am sorry for your loss. A fine man, blessed with a long life filled with memories that I hope will comfort the family throughout the days ahead, replacing their sadness with joy. In God's loving care may Wayne forever be. Isaiah 26:19: Psalms 37:29

  8. Dale and Mary Miller, Jonesboro, AR says

    Praying for all the family at this difficult time.

  9. Barbara Owens , Bono, At. says

    I’m so very sorry for your loss.! Praying for your family. Love you all.??????????

  10. Josh & Tracey Bassett, Dallas, Tx says

    We love you and are praying for you during this time. I didn’t personally know Wayne well, but he left a wonderful legacy in his amazing family.

  11. Claudette Couch, 810 Minitre Jonesboro, Ark says

    So sorry for your loss!!! Wayne was a great man & will be missed by all. If I can do anything, please give me a call.

  12. Linda Davenport Gardner, Brookland says

    My Heart goes out to All the Family members. He will Be So Missed.

  13. Don & Gloria Foster, Brookland says

    So very sorry.

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