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2010-04-12 / Obituaries

Nora Jefferies

Nora Bell Davis Jefferies, 81, of 237 Tyron Road, Rutherfordton, N.C., formerly of 1619 Patrick Ave., Apt. 20, widow of Willie Lee “Tank” Jefferies, passed away Saturday, April 10, 2010, at Willow Ridge Nursing Center, Rutherfordton.

Daughter of the late Duck Davis and the late Maude Petty Davis, she was born Jan. 29, 1929, in Gaffney. She was a member of Suck Creek Baptist Church, where she was a former member of the Y.W.A., Usher Board and Pastor’s Aid. She was retired from Cone Mill of Cliffside, N.C.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Doggettt, and a brother, Caldwell Davis.

Surviving are six daughters, Nadine Dawkins of Chesnee, Darlene Morgan (Winfred) of Grover, N.C., Rosa Norris, Cynthia Houser, both of Forest City, N.C., Kathy Gregory (Bobby) and Jacquelyn Degree of Shelby; four sons, Nelson Davis (Elizabeth) of Chesnee, Willie Jefferies Jr., Julius Jefferies and Calvin Jefferies, all of Gaffney; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

The family is at the home of her grandson and granddaughter, Jose and Selena Davis, 256 North Green River Road, Gaffney.

Arrangements by Foster Funeral Home.

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