May 3, 1946 - March 11, 2022
Jean V. Davis, of Westminster Canterbury, died peacefully at Lynchburg General Hospital on March 11, 2022. She was born in Clinton, Iowa on May 3, 1946, to Gladys and Richard Valentine. She attended the University of Iowa and the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she obtained Bachelor and Master Degrees in French.
After college and graduate school, Jean taught French at the high school level in Connecticut and New York. She subsequently had a career in marketing for a savings bank in New York, where she obtained an MBA from New York University, before moving to Florida with her husband Randy where she served as an office manager in his family’s mobile home park business.
Following Jean and Randy’s retirement, they moved to Westminster Canterbury where they made many new friends. Jean was active in many activities, and served on Residents’ Council, as Chair of the annual fall bazaar, and as Vice Chair of the Foundation Board.
In addition to her husband Randy, she is survived by her sister Janis Lutz (George) of Modoc, SC, niece Rachel Hinson (Thomas) of Charlotte, NC, niece Hannah Wade (Christian) of Tacoma, WA, niece Aimee Davis of Brooklyn, NY, and brother-in-law Mike Davis of Norwalk, CT.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Fellowship Endowment Fund, or the Payne Family Employee Education Fund, of the Westminster Canterbury Foundation, would be appreciated.
Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family. To send condolences, please visit tharpfuneralhome.com.