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Virginia Wilkerson Coates

September 17, 1921 — August 11, 2019

Virginia Wilkerson Coates

Virginia Wilkerson Coates of South Boston, VA passed away August 11, 2019.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on September 17, 1921 and was 97 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Jimmy Lee Wilkerson and the late Emma Marie Chandler Wilkerson.  She was married to the late Harry Coates.

 

Virginia was a member of Second Baptist Church.  She loved the outdoors, her game shows, being with family and friends and her special little friends, Toby and Bella, her lap dogs.

 

Virginia Coates is survived by:

Her Nephew

Bernard Martin of the home

Host of Nieces and Nephews

Her Caregiver

Tanya Majors

 

***preceded in death by***

Four Sisters

Nell Wilborn, Irene Landes, Mildred Reese and Gertrude Martin

 

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John Lewandowski officiating. Burial to follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery

 

The family will receive friends Wednesday one hour prior to the service at Powell Funeral Home and other times at the home, 2176 Wolftrap Rd., South Boston, VA

 

For memorials please consider Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558.

 

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

 

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

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Visitation

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

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

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

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