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Debra J. Burton

August 30, 1955 — July 18, 2019

Debra J. Burton

Debra J. Burton of South Boston, VA passed away July 18, 2019.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on August 30, 1955 and was 63 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Rueben A. Burton and the late Elsie Ferrell Burton.


She was of the Presbyterian faith.  


Debra J. Burton is survived by:

Her Siblings

Carol B. Sharp and husband James of Richmond

Charles A. Burton of South Boston


Host of Nieces and Nephews



Wesley Jones, Jr. of Luray, VA


***Preceded in death by***

Her Siblings

Nancy B. Jones and William Bryant Burton


A memorial service will be held at a later date.


The family will receive friends Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Powell Funeral Home from 7:00 until 8:30 P.M.


For memorials please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


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

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