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Harrell Ramouth Ford

January 11, 1928 — January 24, 2021

Harrell Ramouth Ford

Harrell Ramouth Ford of Halifax, VA passed away January 24, 2021.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on January 11, 1928 and was 93 years of age. He was the son of the late David Ford and the late Mary Wilmouth Ford. He was married to Carolyn Talbott Ford who survives.


He was a member of Dan River Baptist.  Harrell loved golf, fishing, talking and spending time with his family, friends and neighbors.


Harrell R. Ford is survived by:

His Wife

Carolyn T. Ford of Halifax

His Children

Donna Ford Ross (Wayne) of Roxboro, NC

David L. Ford (Vernelle) of Charlotte, NC

One Step-son

Vince Talbott of South Boston

One Granddaughter

Laura R. Ess (Tim)

One Step-grandson

Riley Roark (Erin)

Two Great-grandchildren

Oliva and Liza Ess

Two Step-great grandchildren

Caroline and Evan Roark


***Preceded in death by***

His Sister

Eleanor Hughes


A graveside service will be held Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at Oak Ridge Cemetery with the Rev. Don Bryant officiating. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, we recommend the wearing of face masks and practice social distancing. The service 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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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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