Age: 97 Address: Newdale Community Date of Death: Friday, September 27, 2013 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Madge Edge Davenport of the Newdale Community, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, September 27th at Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation in Spruce Pine. A native of Yancey County she was a daughter of the late Mills and Elsie Hall Edge and wife of Lee Davenport, who passed away in 1958. She was also preceded in death by her son and daughter-in-law, Phillip and Wanda Robinson Davenport; siblings: Cora Ray, George Edge, Mae McKinney, Clarence Edge and Nell Hunter. Madge was a homemaker who loved reading, her church family and spending time and taking care of family. She was a lifelong member of Newdale Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are three grandchildren: Ashley Hoilman and husband, Bobby, of Spruce Pine, Brian Davenport and wife, Shannon, of Anchorage, Alaska and Scott Treadway of Mars Hill; five great-grandchildren, along with a host of nieces, nephews and her church family.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday in the Newdale Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Memorial services will follow at 1 p.m. in the Newdale Presbyterian Church with a visitation following. Rev. Jim Taylor and Rev. Bobby Justice will officiate.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the Brian Center of Spruce Pine and to Hospice of Mitchell County for the love and care they gave to Madge. Memorial donations may be made to Newdale Presbyterian Church, 71 Newdale Church Road, Burnsville, NC 28714 or Hospice of Mitchell County, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777. To send online condolences, please visit the website: www.yanceyfuneralservice.com.