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Kelly Newton Dunaway

November 3, 1974 — October 25, 2021

Kelly Newton Dunaway

Kelly Newton Dunaway of South Boston, VA passed away October 25, 2021.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on November 3, 1974 and was 46 years of age. She was the daughter of Vickie Newton and Tommy Newton. She was married to Joe Dunaway who survives.


She was a former member of Bethel Baptist Church and a member of The Worship Center. She loved helping people, rescuing Boston Terriers, and the beach. Kelly will be remembered as a loving, caring soul and will be missed by all who knew her.   


Kelly Newton Dunaway is survived by:

Her Husband

Joe Thomas Dunaway of South Boston

Her Children

Austin Dodson of South Boston

Joshua Dunaway of South Boston

Her mother

Vickie Newton of South Boston

Her Father

Tommy Newton and wife Holly of Scottsburg


Vince Newton and wife Elaine of South Boston

Sherri Newton Hudson and husband David of Clover

McCoy Newton and fiancé Cody Robinson of Roanoke

Four Nieces and Nephews


A funeral service will be held Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 3:00 P.M. at The Worship Center with the Rev. Ricky Whitlow officiating. Burial to follow in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.


The family will receive friends Wednesday, one hour prior to the service at The Worship Center and other times at her home.


For memorials, please consider Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia,


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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