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Chrystine Coates Martin

April 25, 1931 — February 28, 2020

Chrystine Coates Martin

Mrs. Chrystine Coates Martin of Lynchburg, VA, formerly of South Boston, VA passed away Friday, February 28, 2020 at the Lynchburg Health and Rehab.  She was born April 25, 1931 in Halifax County, VA and was 88 years old.  She was the daughter of the late Elwood Coates and the late Gracie Powell Coates and was married to the late William T. Martin.


She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Millstone.


Mrs. Chrystine Coates Martin is survived by:

One Granddaughter

Amanda Stone Thompson of Oak Ridge, TN

One Great-Grandson

Gabriel Thompson of Oak Ridge, TN

One Sister

Dorothy Crews of Lynchburg, VA

Two Brothers

Leroy Coates and wife Sylvia of New Kent, VA

Lewis Coates and wife Barbara of Portsmouth, VA

A number of nieces and nephews

***Preceded in death by***

One daughter, Lois Stone

One sister, Barbara Coates

One brother, Willie Lee Coates


Graveside services will be held Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at the First Baptist Church of Millstone Cemetery with the Rev. Barry Fero officiating.


The family will receive friends immediately following the graveside service.


For memorials please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to

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

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Past Services

Graveside Service

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

First Baptist Church of Millstone Cemetery

1080 Millstone Church Trail, Nathalie, VA 24577

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