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Frances W. Hall

January 1, 1938 — November 24, 2020

Frances W. Hall

Frances Bailey Wilson Hall of South Boston, VA passed away November 24, 2020.  She was born in Mecklenburg, VA on January 1, 1938 and was 82 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Bailey Wilson and the late Geneva Rainey Wilson. She was married to the John Ramsey Hall, Jr. who survives.


She was a member of Second Baptist Church.  Frances loved her family and especially enjoyed teaching her grandkids how to cook and crochet. She was a very artist person and loved painting, cake decorating and flower arranging.


Frances W. Hall is survived by:

Her Husband of 57 years

John Ramsey Hall, Jr. of South Boston

Two Daughters

Johnnas Gill and husband Craig of Durham, NC
Shelby Fitts Phillips and husband Rodney of Bainbridge, GA


Emily Gill of Durham, NC

Kaitlin Rider and husband Nick of Raleigh, NC

Nicholas Phillips and wife Laura of Bainbridge, GA

Melissa Kines and husband Chris of Cairo, GA

Three Great-grandchildren

Zane Phillips, Ferrah Phillips and Caden Kines

One Brother

Paul Wilson of Gaffney, SC


Joan Wilson of Chase City


***Preceded in death by***

Her Brothers

Roy Wilson and Harold Wilson


A graveside service will be held Friday, November 27, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Black Walnut Baptist Cemetery with the Rev. Jeff McCarthy officiating. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, face mask and social distancing are suggested. The funeral service for Mrs. Hall will be livestream via Powell Funeral Home’s Facebook page.


The family will receive friends following the service.


For memorials please consider Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090.


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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Past Services

Graveside Service

Friday, November 27, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Black Walnut Baptist Church Cemetery

1061 Black Walnut Church Rd, Alton, VA 24520

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