Janet Louise (Wilson) Davenport, formerly of Atchison, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Parkway Care and Rehabilitation Center in Edwardsville, Kansas.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at the First Christian Church.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Humane Society of Atchison, left in care of the First Christian Church.
Janet was born on Oct. 4, 1950, in Enid, Oklahoma, the daughter of Mildred J. (Allison) Wilson and John W. Wilson.
Janet graduated from Atchison High School in the Calss of 1968, then graduated from Highland Community College and Missouri Western State College in St. Joseph, Missouri.
She and her former husband, Michael Davenport were united in marriage in 1974.
She was emploed as a Social Worker at the Social Rehabilitation Services in Atchison. She later transferred to Topeka, Kansas. She enjoyed helping others and had a great love for animals (especially her dogs).
Survivors include: her sister, Marsha L. (Richard) Chalfant, Atchison; a niece, Kimberly Ronnebaum, Atchison; legal guardian, Jeff Carroll; longtime companion, Doug Carroll.
She was preceded in death by: her mother and father, John and Mildred Wilson. As published in the Atchison Globe.