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Olive Clay Wagstaff

April 2, 1940 — February 14, 2022

Olive Clay Wagstaff

Olive Clay Wagstaff of Clover and Clarksville, VA passed away February 14, 2022.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on April, 2, 1940 and was 81 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Woodrow Wilson Clay and the late Martha Conner Clay. She was married to the late George Grayson Wagstaff.  After their marriage, she worked extensively with her husband in his businesses, including his Electrolux business. They travelled widely to many Electrolux conferences.


She was a member of Fork Baptist Church.  She spent her childhood on the Falkland Farm where her father was the manager. Olive loved gardening, arranging flowers, dogs, shopping and spending time with her family. She also loved dressing up and creating beautiful things in arts and crafts


Olive C. Wagstaff is survived by:

Her Son

Dr. George Grayson Wagstaff, Jr. and wife Deborah of Clarksville

Two Sisters

Catherine C. Noblin of Clover

Ruth Duffey of Clover

Five Nephews

Stanley and Jerry Noblin, Jimmy and Woodrow Clay and Tim Duffey
She is also survived by many nieces and nephews from her husband’s family.


***Preceded in death by***


Woodrow Clay and Mary Lee Clay


A graveside service will be held Thursday, February, 17, 2022 at 10:30 A.M. at Oak Ridge Cemetery with the Rev. Annette Goard officiating


For memorials, please consider Clarksville SPCA, 11764 US-15, Clarksville, VA 23927.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Thursday, February 17, 2022

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