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Natalie Carole Suter Davis
January 9, 1944 ~ December 2, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old
Natalie Carole Suter Davis arrived at the next chapter of her life on Saturday, December 2, 2023 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.
Natalie was born in Harrisonburg, Virginia to Richard Liskey Suter and Idah Noreen Payne Suter. She grew up with brothers Richard P. Suter (Mary) and Perry H. Suter (Kathy). Natalie went on to attend five colleges/universities while her Marine husband was transferred to several duty stations. While working full-time and raising a family, she earned an undergraduate and a master’s degree from Mary Washington College. She was the Executive Director of the Rappahannock Council on Domestic Violence (Empower House) and taught English at Stafford High School. Natalie implemented the Office for Volunteer Assistance for Stafford County and served as its coordinator and as the Stafford County Ombudsman.
Natalie’s hobbies included gardening, cooking, painting, and sewing. She worked on various community groups, including Hot Line and Parkinson’s Support Group. She served for many years on the Board of Directors for Fredericksburg Counseling Services. She was a member of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fredericksburg and also served on its Board of Directors.
She is survived by her husband, Ray Huston Davis; children Ray H. Davis II (Tricia) and Idah Rhea White (Jeffrey); grandchildren Emily Davis, Christine Terlisner (Joseph), and Stephanie Davis; as well as three great-grandsons, Matthias, Dominic, and Peter Terlisner.
Interment in Oak Hill Cemetery will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 9, 2023. A celebration of Natalie’s life will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fredericksburg.