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Hazel Williams Saunders

June 3, 1939 — July 28, 2020

Hazel Williams Saunders

Hazel Williams Saunders of Halifax, VA passed away July 28, 2020.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on June 3, 1939 and was 81 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Wille Jesse Williams, Sr. and the late Martha Ann Martin Williams. She was married to the late John Radford Saunders, Sr.


She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.  


Hazel Williams Saunders is survived by:

Her Daughter

Anne Saunders of Halifax

One Sister

Gertrude W. Francisco of Scottsburg

Devoted Niece

Patti F. Atkinson of Halifax


***Preceded in death by***

One son

John R. Saunders, Jr.

Her Siblings

Catherine Williams Francisco, Alice Overby, Lena Smith, James Thomas Williams, Willie “Buck” Williams, Woodrow Williams, and Edward Williams


A memorial service will be held at a later date.


For memorials please consider a charity of your choice.


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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