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Thelma Fallen Seamster

January 6, 1928 — December 27, 2022

Thelma Fallen Seamster

Thelma Fallen Seamster of South Boston, VA passed away December 27, 2022.   She was born in Halifax County, VA on January 6, 1928 and was 94 years of age.  She was the daughter of the late Oda Pearlman Fallen, Sr. and the late Hattie Watts Fallen.  She was married to the late Elmer Clay Seamster.


She was a member of Providence Presbyterian Church.  Thelma was employed for 35 years with the Halifax County School System as a bus driver.  She enjoyed her flower gardens, and canning but she loved babies, her family, and her grandchildren.


Thelma Fallen Seamster is survived by:

Her Children

Patty S. Scheier of South Boston

Debra S. Davis (Kevin) of Midlothian, VA

Dwight Seamster (Rosie) of Nathalie

Seven Grandchildren

Adam Seamster, Travis Scheier, Stacy Young, Holly Tomcik, Derek Toombs, Mandy Coats, and Allyson Davis

Eleven Great Grandchildren


Carlton Fallen (Ann) of Drakes Branch

Clayton Fallen (Wanda) of Nathalie

Host of Nieces, Nephews and extended family and friends


Special thanks to the staff of Serenity Wing at South Boston Health and Rehab


***Preceded in death by***

One Grandson

David A. Seamster


Oda Pearlman “OP” Fallen, Jr., Herman D. Fallen, Samuel Fallen, and Mable F. Seamster.


A funeral service will be held Friday, December 30, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Herbert Brown officiating. Burial to follow in Providence Presbyterian Church Cemetery.


The family will receive friends Friday, one hour prior to the service at Powell Funeral Home and other times at 1048 Whitlow Trl., South Boston, VA.


For memorials, please consider Providence Cemetery Fund, 8221 Coles Ferry Rd., Nathalie, VA 24577 or a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Friday, December 30, 2022

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

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Friday, December 30, 2022

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