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Eleanor Ford Hughes

April 15, 1936 — January 31, 2020

Eleanor Ford Hughes

Eleanor Ford Hughes of South Boston, VA passed away January 31, 2020.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on April 15, 1936 and was 83 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Charlie David Ford and the late Lucy Wilmouth Ford. She was married to the late William “Billy” Beverly Hughes.


She was a member of Dan River Baptist Church.  


Eleanor Ford Hughes is survived by:

Her Daughter

Sara H. Prevett (Daniel) of Alton

Her Son

Woodson Hughes, III (Natalie) of Indiana

Her Brother

Harrell R. Ford (Carolyn) of Halifax


A memorial service to be held at a later date.


For memorials please consider Sentara 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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