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Georgia Virginia Blanks Reeves

August 26, 1932 — May 10, 2020

Georgia Virginia Blanks Reeves

Georgia Virginia Blanks Reeves of South Boston, VA passed away May 10, 2020.  She was born in Mecklenburg County, VA on August 26, 1932 and was 87 years of age. She was the daughter of the late George Vincent Blanks and the late Annie Belle Pettigrew Blanks. She was married to the late Alvin Wade Reeves.


She was a member of Aarons Creek Baptist Church.  In her earlier years, she worked as a nurse at the former South Boston Hospital.


Georgia Blanks Reeves is survived by:

Her Sisters

Helen Blanks Hite of Oxford, NC

Nellie Blanks Arrington (Francis) of Nelson, VA

Host of Nieces and Nephews


***Preceded in death by***


Wilma Blanks Riggan, Grace Blanks Daniel, Harvey Hoover Blanks, Paul Vincent Blanks and David Edward Blanks


A private graveside service will be held Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Halifax Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Michael Riley officiating. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, funeral service for will be livestreamed via Powell Funeral Home’s Facebook page.


For memorials please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


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

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