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Gayle Stevens Crews

August 11, 1956 — May 14, 2020

Gayle Stevens Crews

Gayle Stevens Crews of Crystal Hill, VA passed away May 14, 2020 at the home of her daughter after a lengthy Illness.  She was born in Pittsylvania County, VA on August 11, 1956 and was 63 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Walter William Stevens and the late Edith Tuck Palmer.


She was a member of Crystal Hill Southern Baptist Church.  She was a Licensed Practical Nurse and retired from Community Pharmacy where she worked as a Pharmacy Tech.


Gayle Stevens Crews is survived by:

Her Daughter

Jenny Crews Chappell and husband Johnny of Crystal Hill

Her Grandchildren

Zack Chappell of Crystal Hill

Lauryn Chappell of Crystal Hill


Becky S. Martin (Kenneth) of Lynchburg

B.J. Palmer Jr. (Sharon) of Perdido, AL

Lisha Klumpp (George) of Fairhope, AL

Jenny Lee Duff (Kevin) of Mobile, AL


Mandi Martin McGann (William)

Great Nieces

Lexi and Audri McGann

Special Friends

Pat Fisher and Shirley Moorefield

Faithful dog and companion, Winston


***Preceded in death by***

Her Stepfather, B.J. Palmer, Sr.

Grandparents, Alex and Irvie Fisher Tuck

Siblings, Walter Michael Stevens and Gloria Martin


A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church of Millstone with the Rev. Jack Stewart officiating. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, the funeral service for will be livestreamed via Powell Funeral Home’s Facebook page.


Special thanks to Sentara Halifax Regional Hospice and the staff on East 5 at Halifax Regional Hospital and Jenny’s co-workers.


For memorials please consider the Olivia Noblin Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 976, Halifax, VA 24558 or Halifax County Humane Society, P.O. Box 969, South Boston, VA 24592.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

The service may be viewed at this link.



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