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Dwight Carlton Epps / December 31, 2017

Dwight Carlton “ Bubba” Epps of South Boston died Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 at the Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. He was born Nov. 6, 1978 in Halifax County, and was 39 years old. He was the son of Dwight B. Epps and Ava Stewart Whitlow and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Mr. Epps is survived by his mother, Ava Stewart Whitlow and husband Charles of South Boston, his father, Dwight B. Epps and wife Kelly of Richmond, two sisters, Heather Whitlow Snead and husband Tripp of Scottsburg and Lee Anne Daniel and husband Kevin of Danville, his paternal grandmother, Shirley Epps of South Boston, a special uncle, Perry Stewart of the home and a number of nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles and special caregivers, Quillie Clark and Kathryn Chappell.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Joe and Lessie Stewart, his paternal grandfather, Cecil Epps and his step-grandparents, Earl and Rosa Whitlow.

A funeral will be held Monday, Jan. 1, at 11:00 a.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church on High Plains Road, Roxboro, N.C., with the Pastor John Gupton, Rev. Norman Talley and the Rev. Jack Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family received friends Sunday, Dec. 31, from 5-7 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Ava and Charles Whitlow, 100 Birch Court, South Boston.

For memorials please consider the Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home.

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