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Marion Stone Ridgeway

January 27, 1942 — January 12, 2024


Marion Stone Ridgeway

Marion Stone Ridgeway of Halifax passed away January 12, 2024 at the age of 81.   She was born in Rockingham County, NC on January 27, 1942 to the late Nathaniel Pettis Stone and the late Rosa Irene Toler Stone.  She was married to the late Gene Wesley Ridgeway.


She was a member of Centerville Baptist Church where she sang in the choir and was considered a prayer warrior.   Marion was a retired teacher from Centerville Christian School.   She loved her church family, watching her great grandchildren play, watching birds, and writing encouraging cards and letters.  


Marion Stone Ridgeway is survived by:

Her Daughters

Carol S. Elliott (Robert) of Scottsburg

Connie Lynn Stone of Halifax

Four Grandchildren

Spencer Elliott (Taylor) of Halifax

Dorian Cavallo (Micah) Of Scottsburg

Wesley Elliott of Cluster Springs

Dalton Elliott of Scottsburg

Great Grandchildren

Spencer Cole Elliott, Jr., Sadie Rose Elliott, Judah Stone Cavallo, and Zion Noelle Cavallo

One Brother

Clay Stone (Donna) of Reidsville, NC

Host of Nieces and Nephews


***Preceded in death by***


Herman Stone, David Stone, Jerry Stone, Mozelle Loftis, Inez Warf, Juanita Stanley, Irene Griffin and Marie Stanley.


A funeral service will be held Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 2:00 P.M. at Centerville Baptist Church with the Pastor Todd McClure officiating. Burial to follow in Halifax Baptist Church Cemetery.


The family will receive friends Thursday, two hours prior to the service at the church.


For memorials, please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.



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Thursday, January 18, 2024

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