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Obituary: Gloria Davenport

Gloria was a beautiful kind, intelligent, gentle and loving woman who left this world Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, for a better place with no pain or suffering to be with her father, Ronald; mother, Annie; and brother, John. She was born Nov. 4, 1939, in Antioch, Calif., and lived in Pittsburg, Calif., most of her life.

She first married Edward Madrigal and had three children, Debbie, Eddie and Terry. After her divorce, she married Roy Davenport and helped raise his two daughters, Crystal and Colleen Davenport, and Roy's niece, Autumn Johns. After her divorce, she moved to Concord, Calif., where she lived with longtime companion, Don Malone.

She is survived by her half-sister, Grace Campbell of Washington State; daughter, Debbie Madrigal of Oregon; sons, Eddie Madrigal of Concord and Terry Madrigal of Antioch; stepdaughters, Crystal Davenport of Antioch, and Colleen and John Marr of Arizona; children of Crystal: Micah, Joseph, Maya and Emily; children of Colleen and John: Kayla Anne Ohlsson and Katelyn Marie Marr.

May you rest in peace, Gloria.

There will be no services.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to the Diabetes Association.