Nina Danforth

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Daily Press
February 26, 1998


MATHEWS – Nina Virginia Danforth, 80, of Hallieford, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 1998. She was a native of Georgia and a resident of Mathews County since 1981. Prior to 1981, she was a resident of Miami, Fla., where she was past president of North Shore Heights Women’s Club, very active with handicapped children at South Florida State Hospital and the March of Dimes.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Harry P. Danforth Sr.; daughter, Debbie Libby of Richmond; son, Harry P. Danforth Jr. of Yorktown; sister, Quillene Markert of Blairsville, Ga.; and nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Foster-Faulkner Funeral Home, Mathews. Burial will follow in the H.C. Smither Memorial Cemetery, Hudgins. The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2730 Ellsmere Ave., Norfolk, Va. 23513.