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Nancy Bane Wilborn

March 3, 1938 — February 6, 2024

Nancy Bane Wilborn

Nancy Bane Wilborn of Halifax passed away February 6, 2024 at the age of 85.   She was born in Halifax, VA on March 3, 1938 to the late William Sydnor Bane and the late Maidy Puryear Landrum.  She was first married to James Andrews who survives and then to the late Raymond Wilborn.


She was a member of Halifax Baptist Church.  Nancy retired from textiles as quality control.  She enjoyed sewing, her animals and loved baking, which led to her catering weddings and other events.   


Nancy Bane Wilborn is survived by:

Two Daughters

 Nancy Andrews Pappenbagen (James) of Fuquay Varnia, NC

Mary Andrews Crowder (Preston) of Halifax

Two Grandchildren

Matthew Thomas Crowder (Jennifer) of Halifax

James Thomas Pappenbagen of Fuquay Varnia, NC

Great Grandchild

Andrea Jade “A.J.” Crowder of Halifax


***Preceded in death by***


Mary Ellen Crowder

One Brother

Matthew Thomas Bane


A graveside will be held Friday, February 9, 2024 at 2:00 P.M. at Halifax Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Eddie Collins officiating.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall.


For memorials, please consider SPCA Paws and Claws, P.O. Box 14, South Boston, VA24592 or Halifax Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 9200 Chatham Rd., Halifax, VA 24558.


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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Graveside Service

Friday, February 9, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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