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Arlene Crabtree Jones

December 29, 1942 — January 2, 2024

South Boston

Arlene Crabtree Jones

Arlene Crabtree Jones of South Boston, VA passed away on January 2, 2024 at the age of 81.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on December 29, 1942 to the late Phillip Warren Crabtree and the late Virginia Moore Crabtree.  She was married to the late Robert Kline Jones.


She was a member of Dan River Baptist Church, and a charter member of South Boston Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.  Arlene enjoyed listening to the radio and doing word puzzles, but she especially loved her family.


Left to cherish her memory:

Two Daughters

Sylvia A. Jones of South Boston

Wendy E. Jones of South Boston

One Granddaughter

Kasey Elizabath Jones of South Boston


Mary Carol Crabtree of South Boston


Jason Crabtree of Farmville

Mike Jones (Sandra) of South Boston


***Preceded in death by***

One Son

Roderick Keith Jones

One Brother

Leonard Warren Crabtree


A memorial service will be held Monday, January 8, 2024 at 2:00 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Kenneth Johnson officiating. 


The family will receive friends Monday, one hour prior to the service at Powell Funeral Home.


For memorials, please consider South Boston Fire Department, 403 Broad St., South Boston, VA 24592 or Halifax County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 183, South Boston, VA 24592


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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