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Henry Russell Byrne

July 26, 1928 — February 19, 2022

Henry Russell Byrne

Henry Russell Byrne of Halifax, VA passed away February 19, 2022.  He was born in Loudoun County, VA on July 26, 1928 and was 93 years of age. He was the son of the late Fred Hutchison Byrne and the late Annie Sue Linton Byrne. He was married to Grace E. Byrne who survives.


He was a very active member of Halifax United Methodist Church.  Russell very much enjoyed gardening and flowers.


Henry Russell Byrne is survived by:

His Wife of 67 years

Grace E. Byrne

One Daughter

Sue Bamberg of South Boston

Ten Grandchildren

Five Great-Grandchildren


Mamie Bowen of Manassas, VA

Host of Nieces and Nephews

His furry companion


***Preceded in death by***

His Daughter

Cynthia Mowery


Josie Hutchison, Elizabeth Kirkpatrick, Lucille Minor, Frances Thompson, Mazie Schulz, Ludwell Byrne, Richard Byrne, Roy Byrne, Robert Byrne and Keith Byrne


A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at Halifax United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bonnie Pizzeck, Rev. Randy Williams, Rev. Charles Cassidy, and Rev. David Slabach officiating.


The family requests to all in attendance to please wear a mask.


For memorials, please consider Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, 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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Memorial Service

Saturday, March 5, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Halifax United Methodist Church

133 Mountain Rd, Halifax, VA 24558

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