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Shirley Harris Clay

March 21, 1942 — June 22, 2021

Shirley Harris Clay

Shirley Harris Clay of South Boston, VA passed away June 22, 2021.  She was born in Clarksville, VA on March 21, 1942 and was 79 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Leroy Harris and the late Leona Buchanan Harris. She was married to the late Carrington Tune Clay.


She was a member of Beth Car Baptist Church.  


Shirley Harris Clay is survived by:

Her Daughters

Kimberly Lamphire and husband Robert of Williamsburg

Courtney Carson and husband Scott of Scottsburg


Kyle Lamphire of Newport News

Cameron Carson of Scottsburg

Riley Carson of Scottsburg

Tristan Carson of Scottsburg

Great Grandchild

Sawyer Lamphire of Newport News


Carolyn Elliott and husband John of Clarksville

Clarence Harris and wife Barbara Harris of Newport News


***Preceded in death by***

One Sister

Martha Lee Harris


A private graveside service will be held Sunday, June 27, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at Halifax Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Don Bryant officiating.


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, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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