Eva Lena VanDorn Johnston Davenport
October 05, 1943 ‒ February 15, 2002
Mt. Gilead, Ohio
Eva Lena Davenport, 58, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, died Saturday, February 15, 2002 at her home.
She was born on October 15, 1943, in Franklin, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Leslie Marion and Willa Catherine (Kincaid) Van Dorn. She moved to Tulsa from Ohio in 1982. Eva was a Technical Assembler for the John Zinc Company in Tulsa, and loved to care for others.
She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law Les Johnston of Everett, WA, Mike & Pat Johnston of Pascagoula, MS; a stepson and step-daughter-in-law Randy & Michelle Davenport of Tulsa, OK; five grandchildren, Tony, Nadia, Joshua, Ronnie, and Marissa; a great granddaughter Virginia Grace Fenderson; three brothers Marion Van Dorn of Galion, OH, Wallace Van Dorn of Cardington, OH, and Donald Van Dorn of Marion, OH; and four sisters Mary Adams of Orem, UT, Millie Hahn of Hidden Nite, SC, Eileen Lewis of Richwood, OH and June Kohles of Salt Lake City, UT.
She was preceded in death by her husbands John Johnston in 1979 and Irvin Davenport in 1993. A daughter Deanna Johnston, brothers Walter, Marven & Robert, and a sister Minnie also preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2:00 p.m. in the Craven Funeral Home in Mt. Gilead. Friends may call one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in Iberia Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.