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Carrie Willie Goode Delaney

January 24, 1923 — December 18, 2020

Carrie Willie Goode Delaney

Carrie Willie Goode Delaney of South Boston, VA passed away December 18, 2020.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on January 24, 1923 and was 97 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Robert Goode and the late Lottie Goode. She was married to the late William James Delaney, Sr.


She was a member of New Vernon Baptist Church. Carrie will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, a great cook, loyal friend, and how much she loved her church and her Lord and Savior.   


Carrie Willie Goode Delaney is survived by:

Her Children

Shelley Marie Delaney-Dance of Virginia Beach

Jean Hadley (Robert) of Sunrise, FL

Robert Harold Evans (Candy) of Halifax

Kenneth Tyrone Delaney (Robin) of Queens, NY

William James Delaney (Joyce) of Coconut Creek, FL

Twenty-one Grandchildren

Twenty-three Great Grandchildren

One Sister

Brady Pearl Owens of Halifax


A funeral service will be held Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Pastor William James Delaney, Jr. officiating.  The family will receive friends, Monday at Powell Funeral Home from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, we recommend social distancing and the wearing of face masks. For those unable to attend the funeral service, it will be livestreamed via Powell Funeral Home’s Facebook page.


For memorials, please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


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


You may view the service by clicking here. 


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Tuesday, December 29, 2020

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