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Jeanette Mitchell Davis
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Jeanette Mitchell Davis, 86, of 511 Bermuda Road, Danville, Va., passed away on Friday, March 9, 2018, at SOVAH Health Danville. She was born on November 19, 1931, in Halifax County, Va. to the late Josephine Landrum Mitchell and the late Frank Mitchell. Mrs. Davis was also preceded in death by her husband, Fred Elbert Davis, Sr. She worked as glass inspector for Brockway Glass and also worked as LPN for DRMC for a number of years. Mrs. Davis was a member of Eastern Star Waynesboro Masonic Lodge; she was also a member of Floral Hills United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Davis is survived by her daughters, Josephine Guill (David) of Danville, Kay Day (Alan) of Waxhaw, NC, and Pat High of Cape Coral, Florida; her son Fredie E. Davis, Jr. (Laura) of Painted Post, NY; seven grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren; as well as her special pet, Buddy.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Davis was predeceased by her brothers, James “Corky” Mitchell and Clyde Mitchell; and her sister Lucille Baker.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Norris Mt. Hermon Chapel with Rev. Winston Crichlow officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home prior to the service from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., and at other times at the residence.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Floral Hills Methodist Church, 145 Mountain Hill Rd, Danville, VA 24540, or the Alzheimer's Association,
P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Davis family. Online condolences may be made at

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540





11:00 AM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540

Cemetery Details


Mt. View Cemetery

400 Robertson Avenue
Danville, VA 24541

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

308 Craghead Street
Suite 104
Danville, VA 24541

Floral Hills Methodist Church, 145 Mountain Hill Road, Danville, VA 24541


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