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Theda J. Davenport (Gowen)

January 22, 1957 - July 23, 2013

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Theda J. Davenport, 56, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013. She was born in San Jose, California to Lawrence Dode and Mildred F. (Birchfield) Gowen.

Theda J. moved to Sweet Home from central California in 1991. You may have seen her smiling face at Lorraine’s Diner and at The Point Restaurant. She spent several years at both places where she was well known for doing the food preparation.

Theda J. enjoyed having a drink with her friends after her shifts at The Point. She loved going to the coast and shopping with her sister, Teresa. She enjoyed cross stitching and playing ‘Crash Bandicoot’ on the Playstation, and loved riding on the back of the Harley with her husband, David.

Theda J. is survived by: her husband, David Davenport of Sweet Home; daughters, Angela Ladousier of Augusta, South Carolina and Andrea Ledford of Snelling, California; son, Anthony Cook of Winton, California; mother, Mildred Gowen of Sweet Home; sisters, Teresa Schoonover of Sweet Home and Judy Hansen of San Ramon, California; brother, Johnny Gowen of Mariposa, California; and six grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Lawrence Dode Gowen.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.