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Dorothy Hubbard Ferrell / August 28, 2017

Dorothy Hubbard Ferrell, 58, of Danville, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. She was born in Halifax County on March 27, 1958, a daughter of the late Overton C. Hubbard Jr. and the late Leticia Bagwell Hubbard. She was a member of Beth Carr Baptist Church.

Ms. Ferrell is survived by one daughter, Betsey Ferrell of Danville; one son, Ryan Ferrell of Danville; cousins, Don Bagwell and wife Mary of Halifax and George Bagwell and wife Nancy Lee of South Boston.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Overton Cardwell Hubbard III.

Memorial services will be held Monday, Aug. 28 at noon at Powell Funeral Home., with a reception immediately following the service.

Memorials may be directed to the Halifax County Humane Society, P.O. Box 969, South Boston, VA 24592 or the Halifax Public Library, P.O. Box 1729, Halifax, VA 24558.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home.

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