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Eloise Nichols Hedderly

April 29, 1928 — October 15, 2019

Eloise Nichols Hedderly

Eloise Nichols Hedderly of South Boston, VA passed away October 15, 2019.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on April 29, 1928 and was 91 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Charles T. Nichols, Sr. and the late Martha Ann Crews Nichols. She was married to the late Charles Jefferson Hedderly, Jr.


She was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church. Eloise was a beloved local artist of watercolor, pen and ink. She was well known for her local historical artwork. She was a past volunteer at the South Boston-Halifax County Museum.


Eloise N. Hedderly is survived by:

Her Children

Suzanne B. Hedderly of Richmond, VA

Charles Jefferson Hedderly, III and wife Georgi of Springfield, VA

Her Sister

Mary Ann Nichols Perkins and husband Ron of Anderson, SC

Host of Nieces and Nephews


***Preceded in death by***


Charlie T. Nichols, Jr.

Clarice Nichols Whitehead

Sarah Nichols Franklin

One Nephew

Preston Whitehead


A graveside service will be held Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 3:00 P.M. at Oak Ridge Cemetery with the Rev. Wayne Rickman officiating.


The family will receive friends following the service at the cemetery.


For memorials please consider the Halifax County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 183, South Boston, VA 24592 or The South Boston-Halifax County Museum, P.O. Box 383, 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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