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Rosa Elvira Shorts Gee

September 5, 1925 - April 26, 2022


Mrs. Rosa Elvira Shorts Gee “Nana” of South Boston, VA died Tuesday, April 26th at the age of 96.

Mrs. Gee was born in Halifax County on September 5, 1925 to the late Martin Shorts and Sallie Marable Shorts. She was married to the late Willis Alphonso Gee and was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.

Mrs. Gee is survived by (1) son: Willis Gee (Anna) of Richmond, VA; (7) grandchildren: Monica Nealous (Andre’), Tiffany Anderson (Dean), Patrice Owen, Willis Gee, III (Grace), Nicholas Hughes (Jessica), Zakelah Gee and Liz Brooks; a host of great and great great grandchildren; (5) nieces; (2) nephews; and a host of other relatives and devoted friends. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by (3) sons: Ronald Darnell Gee, James Ricardo Gee and Ralph "Chico" Gee; (2) sisters: Elnora Vass and Mary Frances Shorts; and (1) brother: James Shorts.

Funeral services for Mrs. Rosa Elvira Shorts Gee will be Saturday, April 30th at 2:00 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with Elder Brandon Smith, eulogist. Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Public viewing for family and friends will be Friday from 10 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.

Funeral services are provided by Jeffress Funeral Home, 2000 North Main Street, South Boston, VA.

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