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Cecil Gray Granger

SoVaNow.com / November 07, 2013

Cecil Gray Granger, 84, of 3077 Bellevue Road, Halifax, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013 at his home. He was born in Halifax County on March 18, 1929, a son of the late John Cabel Granger and Lena Clark Granger and was married to the late Kathleen Williams Granger. He was a member of Winns Creek Baptist Church and a 61-year member of American Legion Post 8.

He is survived by nieces, Clara Powell of Halifax, Judy Granger Lorello of Midlothian and Sue Powell Edwards of Williamsburg; nephew, Bill Granger of Halifax; beloved friend, Anne Jones of Halifax. He was preceded in death by a sister, Justine Granger Powell and three brothers, Waverly, Ernest and Billy Granger.

A funeral was held Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 2:00 p.m. at Winns Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Kopko officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592.

Online condolences may be directed to http://www.powellfunerals.com

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home.

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