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Edith Wilmouth Crenshaw

March 21, 1931 — April 23, 2020

Edith Wilmouth Crenshaw

Edith Wilmouth Crenshaw of Waldorf, MD passed away April 23, 2020.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on March 21, 1931 and was 89 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Earnest G. Wilmouth and the late Mertie Throckmorton Wilmouth. She was preceded in death by her late husband, Hunter S. Crenshaw of 59 years.


Edith Wilmouth Crenshaw is survived by:

Her Children

Kim Hunter Crenshaw (Pam) of Springfield, WV

Sherry Crenshaw Aitcheson (Peter) of Waldorf, MD

Gail Crenshaw Dixon (Chris) of Westminster, MD


Rachel Crenshaw (Kim)

Lindsey Lawrence (Sherry)

Phillip Dixon (Gail)

Heather Dixon (Gail)

Andrew Dixon (Gail)

Great Grandchildren

Tucker Lawrence, Gavin Lawrence and Emma Dixon


A graveside service will be held on April 28, 2020 at 12:00 P.M. at Oakland Cemetery with the Rev. Ken Warfield officiating. In keeping with the CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, funeral services for Mrs. Crenshaw will be available via livestream on Powell Funeral Home’s Facebook page.


In Lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her name to American Heart Association, 4217 Pack Place Ct., Glen Allen, VA 23060 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.


Online condolences may be directed to


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

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