Delois J. Jeffress
President, Jeffress Funeral Home, Inc.
President and Manager of Jeffress Funeral Home, Charlotte Court House, VA
Delois Jeffress, a native of Pamplico, South Carolina is a retired educator and Licensed Funeral Director.
In the early 60's, she moved to Charlotte Court House to further her teaching career. She taught in the elementary and high schools in Charlotte County until her retirement in 1991. Jeffress' wisdom and guidance have enabled the expansion of the business to include the counties and cities of Appomattox, Crewe, Lynchburg, Monroe, South Boston, and Richmond, as well as areas of Charlotte, Campbell, Halifax, and Pittsylvania.
She holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Studies from Benedict College in Columbia, S.C. and a Master's degree in Elementary Education from the University of Virginia. She is a licensed funeral director, and has been affiliated with the Jeffress Funeral Home for over 40 years.
Since the death of her husband, the late Irving Bennett Jeffress Sr. in 1992, Jeffress and daughters, Barbara LaPrade and Valerie Jeffress, have operated the family business in Charlotte Court House and Brookneal.
Jeffress' other children, Cynthia Johnson and Irving Bennett Jeffress, Jr., reside in Maryland where they are employed by the Social Security Administration.
She enjoys interacting with people. Wherever there is a need, she always strives to help.