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Eunice Shelton Estes

November 30, 1934 — July 6, 2023

South Boston

Eunice Shelton Estes


Eunice Shelton Estes, 88, of South Boston, VA passed away July 6, 2023.  Eunice was born on November 30, 1934 in Halifax County to the late Louis Irvin Shelton and Anna Blanche Coates Shelton.  She was married to the late Willie Fife Estes, Jr.


She was of the Baptist Faith.  Eunice enjoyed reading, word search puzzles, Elvis, TV and watching her soaps, and the news.  She loved her Granddog, Baylee, “The Baby”.    She was a very loving soul, who will be greatly missed.


Eunice Shelton Estes is survived by:


Sharon Lacks (Sterling) of South Boston


Casey Vaughan (Shannon) of Halifax

Michael Vaughan of South Boston

Gabriel Estes of Putnam, CT

Fawn Estes of Fort Myers, FL

Great Grandchildren

Dylan Vaughan, Cameron Vaughan, Caleb Estes, Makayla Vaughan, and Atiana Estes

Step-great grandson

Jared Ingle


Lois Puckett and Lori Morris Thomas


***Preceded in death by***

One Son

Willie Fife Estes, III


Warren Shelton, Dudley Shelton, Bea Wilborn, Inez Krane, Hope Estes, Stella White

Fur Babies

Spunky and Sparky


A graveside will be held Wednesday, July 12, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. at Oak Ridge Cemetery with the Rev, Norman Talley officiating.


The family will receive friends Tuesday evening at Powell Funeral Home from 7:00 until 8:30 P,M. and other time at 3184 Chatham Rd, Halifax, VA. one hour prior to the service.


For memorials, please consider Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24592.


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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Tuesday, July 11, 2023

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Wednesday, July 12, 2023

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