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June 22, 1931 - June 18, 2017
Mattie Sue McCaslin Davenport, 85, of Pittsburg, Texas was born June 22, 1931 to Elvin Reel McCaslin and Myrtle Canant McCaslin and passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017 in Pittsburg, Texas.
Mrs. Davenport was a member of the First Baptist Church in Pittsburg, past member of the Pittsburg Main Street Board, and Retail Merchant Association. She worked at a young age at Britton's Department Store before starting as a teller at First State Bank in Pittsburg. In 1981 she opened a shoe store called the Slipper Spoon, later growing that into a separate building where she started carrying women's apparel at the Clothes Connection. She retired from her business in 2009.
Mrs. Davenport is survived by her daughters: Linda Peacock and her husband John of Round Rock, and Sherry Hudnall and her husband Steve of Pittsburg. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Corey Hudnall, Haley Hudnall, Amy Kingsbery and her husband Austin, and Chad Thomas and his wife Erin.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband: Billy Joe Davenport, siblings: Elton McCaslin, E.B. McCaslin, Ruth Knight, Gladys Cravey, and Mildred Robinson.
Funeral Services will be held 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Erman Smith Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Lafayette Cemetery. Bros. Steve Sullivan and Bryan Price will officiate the service and pallbearers will be Todd Davenport, Paul R. Mayben, Jerry Robinson, Donald Robinson, Carl Cravey, and Elton McCaslin. The family will receive friends between 5:00 - 7:00 P.M. Monday, June 19, 2017 at the funeral home.
Erman Smith Funeral Home - Pittsburg
315 Rusk Street