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Dorothy D. Childress

October 25, 1942 — August 19, 2020

Dorothy D. Childress

Dorothy Davis Hudson Childress of South Boston, VA passed away August 19, 2020.  She was born in Durham, NC on October 25, 1942 and was 77 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Columbus Colin Davis and the late Virginia Parrish Davis. She was married to the late Winfred Childress.


She was a member of South Boston Church of God.  


Dorothy Davis Hudson Childress is survived by:

Her Sons

Donnie Hudson (Phyllis) of Scottsburg

Scott Hudson of Scottsburg

Seven Grandchildren

Christina Hudson, Derrick Hudson, Matthew Hudson, Holly Hudson, Chris Hudson, Dylan Hudson, and Ashley Hudson

Ten Great Grandchildren

Two Sisters

Daisy Cheek (Larry) of Snow Camp, NC
Mary Lacks of South Boston


***Preceded in death by***

Her first husband

Ray Everett Hudson


Robert and Columbus Davis


A graveside memorial service will be held Friday, August 28, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Halifax Memorial Gardens.


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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Graveside Memorial Service

Friday, August 28, 2020

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