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Sidney Braxton Snead

May 14, 1965 — August 10, 2020

Sidney Braxton Snead

Mr. Sidney Braxton “Shawty” Snead of Nathalie, VA passed away Monday, August 10, 2020 at the Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital.  He was born May 14, 1965 in Halifax County, VA and was 55 years old.  He was the son of the late John W. Snead, Sr. and the late Sallie Mae Fuller Snead.


He was of the Baptist faith and attended Fork Baptist Church.  Sidney was an avid rabbit hunter and also worked for 23 years at Schewels.


Mr. Sidney Braxton “Shawty” Snead is survived by:

His wife

Pamela Powell of the home

One Sister

Donna Gregory of Nathalie, VA

One Brother

John W. “Pete” Snead, Jr. and wife Gayle of Clover, VA

Adopted sister, Ann Spangler of Nathalie

Step Children

Crystal King, Lynn Lacks and Damion Fallen


Lindsey Hammock, Jordan Lewis, Morgan and Logan

A number of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews

***Preceded in death by***

One brother, Mark W. Snead

Two step children, Kristy Lacks and Misty Wheeler


Graveside services will be held Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at the Fork Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Ken Warfield officiating.  In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, funeral service will be livestream via Powell Funeral Home’s Facebook page.  Mask and social distancing will be required.


For memorials please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


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

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Saturday, August 15, 2020

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