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Sheila Parks Matze

June 5, 1959 — February 8, 2022

Sheila Parks Matze

Sheila Parks Matze of South Boston, VA passed away February 8, 2022.  She was born in South Boston, VA on June 5, 1959 and was 62 years of age. She was the daughter of Mary Snead Parks and the late Broaddus Wilson Parks.


She was a member of Clover Baptist Church.  Sheila loved cats, animals, her friends and family.


Sheila P. Matze is survived by:

Her Mother

Mary S. Parks of Scottsburg

Her Children

Megan Matze of South Boston

Melvin Matze, Jr. (Bridgette Sinnott) of South Boston


Emma Burhop

Melvin Matze, III

One Sister

Kimberly Gay Parks of Scottsburg

Her Best Friend

Gary Owen of South Boston

Aunts, cousins and extended family


A graveside service will be held Sunday, February 13, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at Clover Cemetery with the Rev. Rick Wallin officiating.


For memorials, please consider Halifax County Humane Society, P.O. Box 969, South Boston, VA 24592.


Online condolences may be directed to


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

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Sunday, February 13, 2022

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