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Bernice Davis Womack

SoVaNow.com / August 24, 2017

Bernice Davis Womack of South Boston died Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 92.

Mrs. Womack was born May 12,1925 in Lunenburg County to the late William Davis and Hester Venable Davis. She was married to the late William Claude Womack and was a member of Saint Paul Christian Methodist Episcopal Church.

Mrs. Womack is survived by two sons, Warren L. Davis Sr. and wife, Lauri of Indian Land, S.C., and Claude G. Womack and wife, Faye of South Boston; four daughters, Doris E. Thomas and husband, Albert of Washington, DC, Carolyn L. Fleming and husband, Journice of Suitland, Md., Claudette Womack of Woodbridge and Annette Womack-Bonner and husband Robert of Norfolk; eleven grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; two sisters, Mildred Bostick and Mary Lee Bostick, both of Halifax; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Vivian Sescoe Lanier and Dianna Womack; a sister, Marie Davis Cage; a brother, James William Davis and a granddaughter, Lea Nicole Davis.

A funeral will be held Saturday, Aug. 26 at 11 a.m. at Saint Paul Christian Methodist Episcopal Church with Pastor John A. Cradle Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing for family and friends will be Friday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Funeral services are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.

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