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Elgie Brunson Crews

April 5, 1934 — June 5, 2023

Elgie Brunson Crews

Elgie Brunson Crews of South Boston, VA passed away June 5, 2023.  She was born in Fayetteville, NC on April 5, 1934 and was 89 years of age.  She was the daughter of the late Thad Brunson and the late Thara Lambert Brunson Melvin.  She was married to the late Jessie Edward Crews.


She attended True Life Baptist Church.  Elgie loved her children, grandchildren, and animals.    

She will be remembered in love.


Elgie Brunson Crews is survived by:

Her Children

Stephen L. Crews of South Boston

Curtis S. Hall, Jr. of Callahan, FL

C. Sharon Harris (Ed) of Greensboro, NC


Richard Crews of Leesburg, VA

Debi C. Bledsoe (Bobby) of Blue Ridge, GA

Joseph Crews of Harrisburg, PA

Twenty-eight Grandchildren

Twenty-seven Great Grandchildren

One Great Great Grandchild


LaDonn Hawley (Lu) of Apex, NC


***Preceded in death by***

Her Son

Kim I. Hall


Antoinette (Tiny) C  . Waldie 


Jessie E. Crews, Jr.


Taj Hall Jager


A funeral service will be held Friday, June 16, 2023 at Powell Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 A.M. with the Rev. Greg Thomas officiating. Burial to follow in Halifax Memorial Gardens.


The family will receive friends Friday, June 16, 2023 one hour prior to the service at Powell Funeral Home.


For memorials, please consider Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Friday, June 16, 2023

10:00 - 10:45am (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Friday, June 16, 2023

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