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Nell Jean Daniel

December 4, 1930 May 28, 2019
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Nell Jean Daniel, 88, passed away peacefully on May 28, 2019. She was born on December 4, 1930 to the late Lillian J. Jean and Ernest L. “Buddy” Jean. She was preceded in death by her
husband, Henry Lee Daniel and brother, E. Lashley Jean Jr. She is survived by a sister, Shirley J.
Latham of Emporia, brother James B. Jean of Colonial Heights, nieces Debra K. Baird of Emporia
and Kelly J. Beeler of Colonial Heights, and nephew James B. Jean Jr. of Lake Worth, Florida. Nell graduated from Greensville County High School in 1948 and went to work for the Greensville County School System, a job she would hold for the next 42 years. She retired in
1990 as Clerk of the School Board after serving under 7 superintendents. She then helped Henry Lee at his business, Daniel Brothers, until his retirement. Nell was a proud member of the GCHS Class of 48, helping to organize reunions and remaining close with her classmates whom she dearly loved. The family would like to thank her special caregivers and friends,
Alma Branch, Gloria Franklin, and Caroline Lee as well as Dr. Michael Anderson and his staff. Visitation will be held Thursday from 6:00 – 8:00 at her home at 207 Miles Circle. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 31st, at the Emporia Cemetery on Brunswick Avenue. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Greensville Volunteer Rescue Squad.
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