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Edward Dewey Snead, Sr.

October 8, 1930 — October 17, 2019

Edward Dewey Snead, Sr.

Mr. Edward Dewey Snead, Sr. of Scottsburg, VA passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019 at the Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital.  He was born October 8, 1930 in Halifax County, VA and was 89 years old.  He was the son of the late George Edward Dewey Snead and the late Gladys Vaughan Snead and was married to Annie Snead who survives.


He was a member of Fork Baptist Church.


Mr. Edward Dewey Snead, Sr. is survived by:

His Wife

Annie Snead of Scottsburg

His Children

Linda Watson and husband Terry of Semora, NC

Patsy Hodnett and husband Carl of Scottsburg

Dewey Snead of Scottsburg

Vicky Nichols and husband Ralph of Clover

Seven Grandchildren

Terrry Wayne Watson, Michael Noblin (Cindy), Emily Evans (Michael),

Tripp Snead (Heather), John Snead (Maggie), Candi Snead and Glen Nichols (Ashley)

Eleven Great Grandchildren

Six Step-Grandchildren

Ten Step-Great Grandchildren

His Sister

Lilian Snead Rickman


***Preceded in death by***

His Siblings

Willie Bell Carver, Evelyn Rutledge, Lucille Anderson and Ralph Snead


A memorial service will be held Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Fork Baptist Church with Rev. Ken Warfield officiating.


The family will receive friends Sunday, one-hour prior to the service at Fork Baptist Church.


For memorials please consider Fork Baptist Building Fund, 5208 Falkland Rd., Scottsburg, VA 24589 or Sentara Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592


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, October 20, 2019

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