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Howard Brann Landrum Sr.

SoVaNow.com / January 07, 2013
Howard Brann “H.B.” Landrum, Sr. of Halifax died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at Lynchburg General Hospital. Born in Halifax County on May 26, 1941, he was 71 at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Polly Chaney Landrum and the late Mamie Sue Satterfield Landrum and was married to Joan Robertson Landrum, who survives.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Cynthia Ann Landrum Davis and husband Forrest of Halifax, two sons, Howard Landrum Jr. and wife Lisa of Halifax and Robert Chaney Landrum and wife Cindy of Pittsylvania County, four step children, Lisa Hall Frank and husband Mark of Waynesboro, Pa., Richard W. Hall and wife Jill of Halifax, Heather Lee Francis and husband Tommy of Clover, Brian E. Hall of Nathalie, five grandchildren, Amanda, Liz, Brandon, Kristen and Robert, Jr., three step grandchildren, Faith, Mary Lee and John Thomas, two sisters, Bernice L. Barley and husband Clyde of Halifax, and Virginia L. Noblin and husband Wayne of South Boston, three brothers, Charlie David Landrum of Danville and Douglas Landrum and wife Violet and Joe Landrum and wife Carol, all of Halifax.

A funeral will be held on Monday, Jan. 7 at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Christian Church with the Rev. Jonathan Turner and Rev. Dr. Michael Parnell officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church and at his home, 10045 Mountain Road, Halifax starting on Sunday evening at 5 p.m.

In lieu of flowers please consider the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060 or the Halifax County Cancer Association, P. O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558.

On-line condolences may be directed to http://www.powellfunerals.com.

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home.

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