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Mary Bushmiaer Davenport

Mary Bushmiaer Davenport
  • December 19, 1931 - October 31, 2021
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • ASPCA
    P.O. Box 96929
    Washington, DC 20090-6969

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“Great memories playing bridge against her and Charlie. ”
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“Janet & Steve and family, Alan and I are so sorry for the loss of your Mom. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
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Mary Bushmiaer Davenport, 90, widow of Binks Bushmiaer and Charles Davenport passed away on October 31, 2021 in Mount Pleasant, SC. The Memorial Service will be held at Fairview Cemetery, Bowling Green, Kentucky at a later date. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr. Inc. Funeral Chapels and JC Kirby and Son Funeral home in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Mrs. Davenport was born in Cumberland County, Kentucky on December 19, 1931, daughter of the late Clarence Homer Pulliam and Etta Clementine Walker Pulliam. She graduated from George Peabody College and retired after 27 years from Metro Nashville Public Schools as a Master Teacher. Mary loved her students and her fellow teachers. In retirement, Mary was a Life Master Duplicate Bridge Player, a member of Vanderbilt Bridge Club and a member of the Nashville Women's Club. She was also a member of Church of the Advent, Nashville, TN.

She is survived by a daughter, Janet Heyward and her husband, Steve of Awendaw, SC; her sister, Wiley Oliver of Glascow, KY; granddaughter, Kathryn Heyward and grandson, Steve Heyward and his fiancée, Mallori Burks of Charleston, S.C.

The family expresses their deep gratitude for Somerby staff and Crescent Hospice for their dedicated care of Mary Davenport.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National ASPCA, P.O. Box 96929, Washington D.C. 20090, https://www.aspca.org/