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Mary Chaffin Mabe

December 1, 1947 — December 10, 2020

Mary Chaffin Mabe

Mary Chaffin B. Mabe of South Boston, VA passed away December 10, 2020.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on December 1, 1947 and was 73 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Jerry Betterton, the late Marjorie N. Dalton and her late step-father John Dalton. 


She was a member of Winns Creek Baptist Church.  


Mary Chaffin Mabe is survived by:

Her Children

Paul ”Buzzy”  Mabe, Jr. of Scottsburg

Jamie Eulalia Johnson of Scottsburg

Four Grandchildren

Alyssa Marie Harlow, Jerri Lynn Tuck and husband Jon, Ada Marie Mabe and Jerry Rayburn (Burny) Mabe Jr.


Leatha Dalton of Scottsburg

Freida Penzer (Doug) of Chase City

Mark Dalton and wife Trudy of Halifax

Host of Nieces and Nephews


***Preceded in death by***

Her Son

Jerry Rayburn Mabe


A memorial service will be held Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Winns Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Jim Kopco officiating. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, social distancing and wearing of mask is recommended.


For memorials, please consider Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558 or Winns Creek Baptist Church, 3088 H. P. Anderson 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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Sunday, December 13, 2020

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