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Audrey Chandler Powell

August 9, 1941 — January 29, 2024

Altavista

Audrey Chandler Powell

Audrey Chandler Powell of Altavista, VA passed away January 29, 2024 at the age of 83.  She was born in Halifax County to the late Rupert Preston Chandler and the late Lexa Anderson Chandler on August 9, 1941.  She was married to Lacy White Powell who survives.

 

She was a member of First Baptist Church.   Audrey received her master’s in education from Longwood College and taught with the Campbell County School System and at Scottsburg and Halifax Academy.  Apart from being an educator, she was known for her love of literature and spent countless hours reading books by her favorite authors.  May her gentle soul find eternal peace, knowing that her contributions to the field of education and community will forever be remembered and treasured.

 

Left to cherish her memory:

Her Husband of 56 years

Lacy Powell

Siblings

Maribe Gardiner

Rupert P. Chandler, Jr.

Host of Nieces and Nephews

 

A funeral service will be held Friday, February 2, 2024 at 2:00 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Boelte officiating. Burial to follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery.

 

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

 

For memorials, please consider a charity of your choice.

 

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

 

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

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