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Velora Redd Moore

October 23, 1923 — December 4, 2022

Velora Redd Moore

Velora Redd Moore of Halifax, VA passed away December 4, 2022.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on October 23, 1923 and was 99 years of age.  She was the daughter of the late Albion C. Redd and the late Minnie Walker Redd.  She was married to the late Willis Randolph Moore.


She was a member of Pleasant Grove Christian Church and a retired beautician.  


Velora Redd Moore is survived by:

Her Children

Cathy M. Cosby and husband Alvin of Vernon Hill

Jerry R. Moore, Sr. and wife Betty of Halifax

Five Grandchildren

Randy Moore, Dabney Cosby, Mary Beth Cosby, Gary Moore and Willis Moore

Seven Great Grandchildren

Brayden Moore, Briley Moore, Dylan Puryear, Brooklyn Skipworth, Logan Cosby, Taylor Moore, and Ashley Moore

One Sister

Bonnie Snow (Roger) of Halifax


Special thank s to Michelle Moore


***Preceded in death by***

One Son

Carroll Moore


Nathan Moore

Five Brothers

James Redd, Amos Redd, Herman Redd, Frank Redd and Wray Redd

Three Sisters

Frances Hawker, Virginia Strader, and Betty Redd


A funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Wilkins officiating. Burial to follow in Halifax Memorials Gardens.


The family will receive friends Wednesday one hour prior to the service and other times at the home of Jerry and Betty Moore, 2080 Swain Rd., Halifax, VA.


For memorials, please consider 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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Wednesday, December 7, 2022

10:00 - 10:45 am (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

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