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Phyllis Morris Hudson / December 31, 2017

Phyllis Morris Hudson died at her home surrounded by her family Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017 at the age of 70. Born in Halifax County on April 17, 1947, she was the daughter of the late George William Morris and the late Hazel Elliott Morris and was married to Curtis Dale Hudson.

Phyllis operated Town and Country Beauty Salon for over 40 years were she was a beautician. She was a member of North Fork Baptist Church and a long time Sunday school teacher.

Survivors include her husband, Curtis; her daughters, Jennifer Lynn Lowery and husband Chris of Warrenton, Joan Annette Cannon and husband Rob of New Kent County, and Jacqueline Dale Wilkins of South Boston; her son, Anthony Scott Hudson and friend Dee Dillow of Virgilina; her five grandchildren, Andrew Scott Talley and wife Ashley, Ashton Hudson, Maci Lowery, Laci Wilkins, and Ryan Cannon; her one great-grandson, Jackson Talley; her sister, Pam Eakes and husband Harvey and girls of South Boston; and her long-time friends and caregivers, Crystal Walker, Dot Miller, and Mary Holloway.

A funeral will be held Tuesday, Jan. 2, at 4 p.m. at North Fork Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Ballew and Rev. Norman Talley officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Brooks Lyon Funeral Home Monday, Jan. 1, from 6-7:30 p.m. and other times at the home, 1242 Rip Rap Road, Virgilina.

The family requests those wishing to give memorials please consider Halifax County Cancer Association, PO Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558, Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592, and Virgilina Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 266, Virgilina, VA 24598.

Online condolences can be made at

The family is being served by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services.

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