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Mary Eloise Clewis Gravitt

May 16, 1940 — September 22, 2020

Mary Eloise Clewis Gravitt

Mary Eloise Clewis Gravitt of South Boston, VA passed away September 22, 2020.  She was born in Columbus County, NC on May 16, 1940 and was 80 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Butler Clewis and the late Alfa Clewis. She was married to the late John Page Gravitt.


She was a member of Dan River Baptist Church where she was a former choir member.  Eloise was a homemaker and loved doing crafts, singing, playing the guitar, and piano. She dearly loved her cat, Princess.


Mary Eloise Clewis Gravitt is survived by:

Eric, Lisa and Justin Gravitt of South Boston


A graveside service will be held Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Dan River Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Doug Gibson officiating.


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 and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Graveside Service

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Dan River Baptist Church Cemetery

1228 Dan River Church Rd, South Boston, VA 24592

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