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Edward Marvin Harris

September 11, 1932 — January 18, 2019

Edward Marvin Harris

Edward Marvin Harris of South Boston, VA passed away January 18, 2019.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on September 11, 1932 and was 86 years of age. He was the son of the late Harry Johnson Harris and the late Bessie Waller Harris.


He was a member of Mulberry Baptist Church, a United States Air Force Veteran, and former owner and manager of Green’s Folly Apartments.


Edward Harris is survived by:

Two Nieces

Jane Nadeau of California

Patsy van den Berg and husband Jim of Richmond

One devoted Nephew

Mike Harris and wife Donna of South Boston

Two Great Nieces and Nephews

Special Caregivers

Angela Mason, Brandy Justus, Samantha Clay, Victoria Nava, Amber Browne, Tiffany Tuck, Mary Coleman, Krystal Snead, Melissa Robertson and Roy

Close Friend

Ora Shumate of South Boston


***Preceded in death by***

Brother and sister-in-law

Robert Lindsay and his wife Eva Harris

Sister and brother-in-law

Doris Friedhoff and her husband Owen Friedhoff


A funeral service will be held Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Mulberry Baptist Church with the Rev. Tim Mull officiating. Burial to follow in church cemetery.


The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall immediately following the service.


For memorials please consider Mulberry Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 3096 Mulberry Road, Nathalie, VA 24577.


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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Sunday, January 20, 2019

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