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Peggy Guill Snead / March 23, 2020

Peggy Guill Snead, 85, of South Boston, died Friday, March 20, 2020. She was born in Halifax County on September 19, 1934, daughter of the late Luther Holt Guill and the late Eunice Allen Guill. She was a member of Ash Avenue Baptist Church.

Ms. Snead is survived by four children, Brenda N. Lowery and husband Fred of South Boston, Delain N. Dillow and husband Todd of South Boston, Ronnie Dean Newbill Sr. of South Boston; grandchildren, Michele Crenshaw (Michael), Cliff Lewis (Theresa), Kyle Gravitt (Jackie), Ronnie Dean Newbill Jr., Devin Dillow (Andy), Taylor Dillow, Courtney Newbill, Tony Lowery (Stacey) and Wendy Hall (Keith); 10 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews; one sister, Lillie Mae Jones of South Boston; sister-in-law, Jeanie Guill and devoted caregiver, Wally Jordon.

She was preceded in death by siblings Inez Noblin, Elsie White, Lucille Guill, Robert, Hugh and Nelson Guill.

A private gravesite service was held Sunday, March 22 at 2 p.m. at Halifax Memorial Gardens with Rev. Randy Holmes and Rev. Pat Nielson officiating. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be directed to Ash Avenue Baptist Church, 900 Ash Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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