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Dudley B. Barksdale

SoVaNow.com / May 18, 2017

Dudley B. Barksdale of South Boston died Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the Sentara Woodview. He was born Aug. 16, 1934 in Halifax County and was 83 years old. He was the son of the late Charlie B. Barksdale and the late Susie Moore Barksdale.

He was of the Baptist faith and was a retired tobacco farmer.

Mr. Barksdale is survived by a daughter, Sheila B. Henderson and husband Roger of South Boston, two grandchildren, Rodney Dale Henderson of Madison Heights and Justin H. Henderson of South Boston, a great-granddaughter and a great-great grandson, a sister, Hilda B. Martin of Dallas, NC and six nieces and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Virginia B. Clark, Bertha B. Landrum and Elizabeth B. Martin.

A funeral will be held Thursday, May 18 at 2 p.m. at the Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Randy Holmes officiating. Burial will follow in Halifax Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Powell Funeral Home and at other times at 5217 Clays Mill Road, Scottsburg.

For memorials please consider a charity of your choice.

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

Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home.

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