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Harry Tillman Crews, Jr.

April 8, 1936 — June 3, 2020

Harry Tillman Crews, Jr.

Harry Tillman Crews, Jr. of Halifax, VA passed away June 3, 2020.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on April 8, 1936 and was 84 years of age. He was the son of the late Harry Tillman Crews, Sr. and the late Ola Duncan Crews. He was married to Audrey Epperson Crews who survives.


Tillman loved the land and especially the century old Crews Farm, where he was a lifelong tobacco farmer and there, he and his wife raised their three sons. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who will be dearly missed.


Harry Tillman Crews, Jr. is survived by:

His Children

Harry Tillman Crews, III and wife Laurie of Halifax

Keith Thomas Crews and wife Cathy of Halifax

Aubrey Todd Crews and wife Karen of South Boston

His Grandchildren

Katie Crews Martin and husband Joe, Keith Thomas Crews, Jr., Jillian Paige Crews, Jacob Todd Crews, Heather Ann Crews and Noah Bradley Crews

Great Grandchild

Miller Martin

His Brother

Charles Crews of Halifax


A graveside service will be held Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at McKendree United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Ken Hanson officiating.


The family will receive friends at the home of Harry Tillman Crews, III, 1043 Bradley Road, Halifax, VA.


For memorials please consider Liberty Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 282, Halifax, VA 24558 or North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department, 4201 Leda Grove Rd., Nathalie, VA 24577.


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

Sunday, June 7, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

McKendree United Methodist Church

McKendree Church Rd, VA 24558

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