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Mary Lou Breeden

November 17, 1941 — October 13, 2019

Mary Lou Breeden

Mary Lou Breeden of Vernon Hill, VA passed away October 13, 2019.  She was born in Albemarle County, VA on November 17, 1941 and was 77 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Robert Hoy Breeden and the late Isabelle Leona Mealer Breeden.


She was a member of Oak Level Presbyterian Church, and she retired as secretary of Halifax County High School. She was also a member of the Wilson Memorial Ruritan Club.


May Lou Breeden is survived by:

Special Friends

Dianne Simmons

Evelyn Henderson

Elaine Burnette

Nancy Dalton

Special Cousin

Cliff Mealer

Her furry friends

Two dogs and four cats


***Preceded in death by***

Her Parents

Two infant sisters

Joyce Ann and Lilly Carol Breeden

Special Aunt, Cecelia Henderson

Special Cousin, Edward Henderson


A memorial service will be held Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 5:00 P.M. at Oak Level Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Thad Decker officiating. Burial will be private.


There will be a time of fellowship following the service in the church fellowship hall.


In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to Sentara Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592 or Oak Level Volunteer Fire Department, 2019 Oak Level Rd., Halifax, VA 24558.


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

Memorial Service

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Starts at 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Oak Level Presbyterian Church

1243 Oak Level Rd, Halifax, VA 24558

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