Henrietta Jane Towns

Published 4:06pm Monday, December 31, 2012

Henrietta Jane Towns, 87, of 5757 Godwin Blvd., Suffolk, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at Bon Secours Maryview Hospital. She was a native of Nansemond County and the daughter of the late John Davis and Eva Wilson Davis. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Betty J. Edmonds.


She retired from Smithfield Packing Company. She was a member of Diamond Grove Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Senior Usher Board.

She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, James Towns; a special daughter, Connie Davis; brother, Albert L. Davis (Debbie), of Carrollton, Va.; one grandson, Anthony Davis Sr. (Grace), of Portsmouth, Va.; two great-grandchildren, Anthony Davis Jr. and Daysha Davis, of Suffolk; one great-great-grandchild, Jamari Jenkins, of Suffolk; special nieces, Ernestine Cottle and Nellie Mae Towns; other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Diamond Grove Baptist Church, 6890 Crittenden Road, Suffolk, officiated by the Rev. Dr. Calvin A. Lillard. Interment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery. A visitation will be Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Crocker Funeral Home from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.

  • nantnant

    Condolences to Mrs. Henrietta Jane Towns ; With all certainty she wil be sadly missed by all.During this time of bereavement,there will be feelings of grief,pain,and helplessness ,but you can still find comfort from God’s Word at (2 Corinthians 1:3) reads: “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort.”…There is comfort from God to help us get through these times of grieving for the those that we loose in death.

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