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Hattie Sue Tucker Stovall / February 05, 2018

Hattie Sue Tucker Stovall, 79, of 1050 Bane Street, South Boston died Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 at Sentara Woodview. She was born in Halifax County on March 8, 1938, a daughter of the late William Tucker and Viola Brandon Tucker. She was married to the late Herbert Hoover Stovall and was a member of St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church.

Mrs. Stovall is survived by two daughters, Doris (Jerry) and Tammy (Lynn) of South Boston; two sons, Herbert Alvester and Noland, both of South Boston; 10 grandchildren, including Beronica Jones Wesley, whom Hattie raised as a daughter and a special son-in-law, James Medley, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Maggie and Vangula, three sisters, Odella Robertson, Thelma Dunn and Shirley Coleman, one brother, Gene Tucker, two half-brothers, Robert and Ivory Long and one half-sister, Christine Long.

A funeral was held Thursday, Feb. 1 at 2 p.m. at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Bruce Featherston officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Arrangements were by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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