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Anthony Wayne Powell

April 20, 1965 — October 8, 2023

South Boston

Anthony Wayne Powell


Anthony Wayne Powell, 58 of South Boston, VA passed away October 8, 2023.  He was born in Halifax County on April 20, 1965 to the late Herbert Lester Powell, Sr. and the late Shirley Burton Powell.  He was married to Rhonda Redd Powell who survives.


Anthony loved to work on and tinker with things, always looking for ways to make things work better or just repair them so that they can have a new life.  But even more than that, he cherished his family.  His wife and his grandchildren were most near and dear to his heart.  


Left to cherish his memory are:

His Wife

Rhonda Powell of South Boston

His Children

Amber Powell of South Boston       

Mina Powell (Cody Mullins) of South Boston


Gage Mullins and Grayson Powell


Debra Hite (Mike) of Buffalo Junction

Tracey Garrett (James) of Dayton, OH

Mary Hampton of Rutherfordton, NC

Jenny Vestal (Roger) of Timberlake, NC


***Preceded in death by***

Two Brothers

H. Lester Powell, Jr. and Tommy Martin


A graveside service will be held Friday, October 13, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. at Halifax Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Don Bryant officiating.


The family will receive friends on Friday, from 1:00 until 1:45 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home and other times at his home.


In lieu of flowers, please consider helping the family with his final expenses through Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592 or clicking the link below.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Friday, October 13, 2023

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

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Friday, October 13, 2023

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