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Gladys Stevens Dodson

February 10, 1924 — December 22, 2021

Gladys Stevens Dodson

Gladys Stevens Dodson of Halifax, VA passed away December 22, 2021 peacefully at home.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on February 10, 1924 and was 97 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Thomas E. Stevens and the late Nora Price Stevens. She was married to the late William Efford “Jerry” Dodson.


She was a member of Winns Creek Baptist Church, as well as several other organizations.    


Gladys Stevens Dodson is survived by:

Her Daughters

Ms. Monica Conner of Halifax

Mrs. Amber Clardy (Charles) of South Boston

Two Grandchildren

Mr. Steven Conner of Halifax

Mr. Willie “Boo” Conner of Halifax

Eleven Great Grandchildren

Special Niece

Mrs. Mary Magnotto of Halifax

Host of Nieces and Nephews

Beloved Caregiver

Ms. Marilisa Nunez


***Preceded in death by***

Three Sisters and four Brothers


A funeral service will be held Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at 2:00 at Winns Creek Baptist Church. Burial to follow in church cemetery.


The family will receive friends Monday evening from 7:00 until 8:30 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home and other times at 2187 Winns Creek Rd., Halifax. one hour prior to the service.


For memorials, please consider Sentara Halifax Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592 or Winns Creek Compassion Fund, 3088 Howard P. Anderson Rd., Halifax, VA 24558.


Online condolences may be directed to


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

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Past Services


Monday, December 27, 2021

7:00 - 8:30 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

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