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Kenneth Bertram Crenshaw Sr. / June 07, 2018

Kenneth Bertram Crenshaw Sr., 75, of South Boston, died Wednesday, May 23, 2018. He was born in Halifax County on Jan. 11, 1943, son of the late Agate Adams Crenshaw Briley and Bertram Roy Crenshaw, Jr. and wife Selma Hamlette Crenshaw. He was married to the late Affal Jones Crenshaw and was of the Baptist faith.

Mr. Crenshaw is survived by one daughter, Tammie C. Barksdale and husband Mark of South Boston; two sons, Kenneth Crenshaw Jr. of South Boston and Hurley Eugene Crenshaw of Halifax; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; siblings, Carol Sparks and husband George Robertson of Colonial Heights, Brenda Irby and husband Edward of Scottsburg, Barbara Smith and husband Dennis of Tehachapi, Calif., Sara C. Wilmoth and Bill Conner of South Boston, Bonnie Crenshaw Chatman and husband Alvis of Pleasant Garden, N.C., and Otha W. Crenshaw and wife Debbie of Myrtle Beach, S.C.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Justin Whitaker and great-granddaughter, Abigale Whitaker.

Memorial services will be held Sunday, June 10, at 5: p.m. at Sentara Woodview picnic area with Rev. Russell Terry officiating.

Memorials may be directed to Serenity Activities Funds, 103 Rose Hill Drive, South Boston, VA 24592 or Blessing Dolls .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.

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