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Phillip Rufus Beadles

December 30, 1942 — January 27, 2020

Phillip Rufus Beadles

Phillip Rufus Beadles of Crystal Hill, VA passed away January 27, 2020.  He was born in Halifax County on December 30, 1942 and was 78 years of age. He was the son of the late Doss Beadles and the late Georgia Beadles and was married to the late Evelyn M. Beadles.


He was a member of Ellis Creek Baptist Church and attended the Winns Creek Baptist Church.  


Phillip Beadles is survived by:

His Friend

Bonnie R. Ingold

His Siblings

Joan McDowell of South Boston

Eunice Bailey Lloyd of Halifax

William Dewey Beadles (Charlotte) of Halifax


Judy M. Nunn (Tim) of Greensboro, NC

Patricia M. Conner (Larry) of South Boston

Jerry L. Martin of South Boston

Evelyn M. Albertson (Bob) of South Boston

Tony R.  Martin of South Boston

Eight Step-Grandchildren

Thirteen Step-Great Grandchildren

One nephew

Tommy Beadles

Special friends

Mike and Pat Spencer


***Preceded in death by***

His Wife

Evelyn Beadles

Brother, Tim Beadles

Step-son, Tommy Martin

One Brother-in-law, Sam Perkins


A funeral service will be held Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Winns Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Jim Kopco officiating. Burial to follow in Ellis Creek Baptist Church cemetery.


The family will receive friends Wednesday one hour prior to the service at Winns creek Baptist Church and other times at the home of his sister, 1144 Alphonse Dairy Rd., South Boston, VA 24592.


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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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

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