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Douglas Church

May 17, 1931 — May 25, 2019

Douglas Church

Mr. Douglas Church of Halifax, VA passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at his home.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on May 17, 1931 and was 88 years old.  He was the son of the late Fletcher Church and Bessie Mae Coates Church and was married to the late Betty Noblin Church.  He was of the Baptist Faith, was retired from JP Stevens, and was a US Navy Korean Conflict Veteran. Survivors include:Four daughtersJudy C. Chappell and husband H.L. of Vernon HillAva Church of South BostonTammy C. McVay of RinggoldDawn C. Meeler and husband Jimmy of Cluster SpringsOne sonJohn D. Church and wife Cheryl of HalifaxSeven grandchildrenHenry Chappell III, Shaun Franklin, Chris Raynor, Holly Powell, Bianca Meeler, Nate Meeler, and Noah MeelerEighteen Great GrandchildrenHis caregiversLinda Clark and Bobbi FrancisHe was also preceded in death by two brothers, Frank B. Church and James S. ChurchA funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Clinton McKinney officiating.  Burial will follow at Halifax Memorial Gardens.The family will receive friends on Tuesday at Powell Funeral Home for one hour prior to the service and other times at his home 1009 Patterson Lane, Halifax. https://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/X7JZZ85F8KY5ZD86
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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

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