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Brenda Cavanaugh Siffert

September 29, 1941 — November 11, 2018

Brenda Cavanaugh Siffert

Brenda Cavanaugh Siffert of South Boston, VA passed away November 11, 2018.  She was born in Dover County, NJ on September 29, 1941 and was 77 years of age. She was the daughter of the late James William Cavanaugh and the late Gladys Norman Cavanaugh. She was married to the late Joseph Siffert, Sr.


She was a member of First Baptist Church and was a longtime volunteer of the South Boston-Halifax County Museum.  She was an insurance agent with the Cavanaugh Insurance Agency.


Brenda Siffert is survived by:

One Son
Jeffrey William Siffert and wife Pam of Chesterfield

Three Granddaughters
Courtney Siffert of Chesterfield
Tiffany Siffert of Chesterfield
Ariel Jones of South Boston

Two Great Grandchildren
Alyas Jones and Autumn Jones both of South Boston

One Brother
James William Cavanaugh and wife Susan of Walterboro, SC


***Preceded in death by***

Her Son
Joseph Siffert, Jr.


A memorial service will be held Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Bob Ballance officiating. Burial will follow in Halifax Memorial Gardens.


The family will receive friends Saturday, one hour prior to the service at First Baptist Church.


For memorials please consider the VCU Massey Cancer Center, Box 980214, Richmond, VA 23284 or First Baptist Church, 815 North Main Street, South Boston, VA 24592


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, Powell Cremation Services 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Saturday, November 17, 2018

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