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Mrs. Rebecca Lucille Davis Fitzgerald of Oak Level Road, Halifax died Aug. 14, 2011 at her residence at the age of 82.
Mrs. Fitzgerald was born in Halifax on Aug. 30, 1929 and was the daughter of the late Mr. Charlie Steven Davis and Mrs. Rebecca Jane Hankins Davis. She was married to the late Mr. Leon Francis Fitzgerald and was a member of New Vernon Baptist Church. Mrs. Fitzgerald was a retired employee of Halifax County Public Schools. She is survived by her children, Mrs. Anna Henderson and husband Norman of Alexandria, Mr. Larie Fitzgerald and wife Beverly of Woodbridge, Mr. James Fitzgerald and wife April of Manassas, Mr. Curtis Fitzgerald and Charles Fitzgerald, both of Halifax, Mr. Robert Fitzgerald of Nathalie, Ms. Janice Fitzgerald, Ms. Patrice Crawford and Ms. Donna Fitzgerald, all of Richmond, Mr. Stuart Fitzgerald and wife Karin of Woodbridge; 24 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; four sisters; Ms. Ella Davis, Mrs. Annie Ewell, Mrs. Estelle Marable and Mrs. Mary Mayo, all of South Boston; two brothers; the Rev. Walter Davis and wife Hazel of Long Island, N.Y. and Mr. Harvey Davis of Warrenville, Ill.; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Mrs. Fitzgerald were held Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at noon at New Vernon Baptist Church with the Elder William Howerton officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
The family received friends at the residence, 1217 Oak Level Road, Halifax. At the request of the family, public viewing was one hour prior to the service Saturday.
Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.