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David Wayne Williams

June 16, 1983 — July 23, 2019

David Wayne Williams

David Wayne Williams of Scottsburg, VA passed away July 23, 2019.  He was born in

Halifax County on June 16, 1983 and was 36 years of age. He was the son of Janice Newcomb Puryear and Johnnie Mack Williams, Sr. and wife Carrie. He was married to Shawn Hutcherson Short Williams who survives.


He attended Clover Church of God of Prophecy.  David was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing, hunting, swimming, and hanging out with his girls.


David Wayne Williams is survived by:

His Parents

Janice Newcomb Puryear of Scottsburg

Johnnie Mack Williams, Sr. and wife Carrie of Scottsburg

His Wife

Shawn H. Short Williams of Scottsburg

His Children

Summer Dawn Williams and Elizabeth “Izzy” Williams and their mother Christy Cash Williams all of Scottsburg

His Brother

Johnnie Mack Williams, Jr. of Scottsburg


Daisy Franklin of Scottsburg


***Preceded in death by***

His Grandparents

Flave and Margaret Williams


A funeral service will be held Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Clover Church of God of Prophecy with David Wayne Smith officiating. Burial to follow in church cemetery.


The family will receive friends Friday, July 26, 2019 from 7:00 until 8:30 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home and other times at the home of his father, 8187 J.D. Hagood Hwy, Scottsburg, VA


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.

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Friday, July 26, 2019

7:00 - 8:30 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, July 27, 2019

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