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Dorothy Millie Long Davis / March 06, 2018

Dorothy Millie Long Davis, 78, of Chase City, died Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Chippenham Johnston-Willis Medical Center, Richmond. Ms. Davis was born in Chase City, May 26, 1939, to the late Howard Long and Christine Ghee-Long. She received her early education in the Mecklenburg County Public Schools, and was a graduate of West End High School. She received her early Christian education at Concord Baptist Church under the Rev. J. C. Byrd and was baptized by the Rev. L. E. Coleman. She journeyed on to New York to make a better life and retired as a child welfare case worker from the New York City Department of Social Service.

Cherishing her memories are her mother, Christine Ghee-Long of Chase City; two sisters, Mattie Jean Long-Boney (Harry) of Sebring, Fla., and Rosa M. Carruthers of Richmond; two brothers, Howard Long (Theresa) of Boydton, and Will Roger Long (Rose) of Park Forest, Ill., eight nephews, two nieces, and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a sister, Gwendolyn Delores Long.

A funeral will be held Saturday, March 10, at 2 p.m. at Concord Baptist Church, Chase City, with Rev. Raleigh M. Bagley III delivering the eulogy. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing for family and friends will be held Friday, March 9 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Chase City.

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