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Karen Denise Hughes

May 5, 1965 — September 9, 2020

Karen Denise Hughes

Karen Denise Hughes of Vernon Hill, VA passed away September 9, 2020.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on May 5, 1965 and was 55 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Margie Jean Monroe and Jimmy Hughes and wife Sue who survive.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Millstone. Karen was a “Mama” and “Maemae” to everyone; her grandchildren were her world and she never met a stranger.  


Karen Denise Hughes is survived by:

Her Daughters

Toni Denise Blanks and fiancé Anthony Allen of Vernon Hill

Samantha Jean Blanks of Richmond

Two Grandchildren

Dallas Hughes and Tabytha Allen both of Vernon Hill


Lynn Hughes of Vernon Hill

Pamela H. Walker and husband Jan of Halifax

Darlene H. Hudson of Halifax

Keith Hughes of Halifax

Michael Hughes and wife Sarah of South Boston

Stacy Morris and husband Earl of Nathalie

Elizabeth Hughes of LA

Host of Nieces and Nephews

Special loved one

B.W. Sprouse and Anthony Allen


***Preceded in death by***

Nephew, Justin Walker

Great Niece, Adiana Williams


A graveside service will be held Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church of Millstone Cemetery with the Rev. Ron Rhew and Rev. Barry Fero officiating. Due to the concerns of COVID-19, we suggest practicing social distancing and wearing masks. 


The family will receive friends Sunday, one hour prior to the service at the church.


For memorials please consider American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215.

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, September 13, 2020

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

First Baptist Church of Millstone Cemetery

1080 Millstone Church Trail, Nathalie, VA 24577

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