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John Daniel Jeffress, Jr.
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Obituary for John Daniel Jeffress, Jr.

John Daniel Jeffress Jr., 73, of Chatham, Va., passed from this life on Sunday, August 5, 2018, at Sovah Health, Danville, Va. He was born August 24, 1944, in Danville to the late Juanita VanHook Jeffress and the late John Daniel Jeffress, Sr. Mr. Jeffress was also predeceased by his first wife, Brenda Hutcherson and his former wife, Tracy Lantz. He worked for McDevitt & Street Co. of Charlotte, N.C. as well as Blount Construction International of Chicago, Il. Mr. Jeffress also set up his own company, J & H Grading Co. He was a member of Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church where he served as a deacon.

Mr. Jeffress is survived by his daughter, Caroline Hope Loomis of Alexandria, Va.; his sons, John D. Jeffress, III (Ashley) and Justin Raymond Jeffress (Erin), all of Benson, N.C.; his sisters, Betty J. Markham (Rick) of Danville, and Carolyn J. Johnston (Ken) of Port Angeles, Washington; his brother-in-law, Joe Cobb of Pelham, N.C.; as well as his grandchild, Jovi Lee Jeffress; and a loving friend, Patricia Hylton, who took care of him for the past 10 years.

In addition to his wives and parents, Mr. Jeffress was predeceased by his sister Margaret Cobb.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at Norris Mt. Hermon Chapel with Rev. Gerald Kelly and Rev. Cecil Coates officiating. Interment will follow at Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, August 7, 2018, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Norris Mt. Hermon Chapel, and at other times at the home of his sister, Betty Markham.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully suggests memorial donations to Justin Raymond Jeffress, 7726 NC 50 South, Benson, NC 27504, to assist with the purchase of a headstone.

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

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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540

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

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540

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Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery

3612 Dry Fork Road
Dry Fork, VA 24549


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