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Ronnie Cralle Green / December 31, 2017

Ronnie Cralle Green, 69, of South Boston, died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017. He was born in Halifax County on Feb. 2, 1948, a son of the late Floyd Anthony Green Jr. and Pauline Thaxton Green.

Mr. Green is survived by two sons, James Anthony Green and wife Charlene of South Boston and Jacob Porter Green of Arlington; two brothers, Michael Green and Harold Green, both of South Boston; one sister, Rhonda Elliott of Roxboro, N.C., and special thanks to his caretaker, Charlene Green.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Deborah G. Lloyd and brothers Carol Green and Kenneth Green.

Memorial services were held Saturday, Dec. 30, at 2 p.m. at Trinity Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. Steve Dyer officiating.

The family received friends Friday, Dec. 29 at Trinity Pentecostal Holiness Church and other times at the home of Michael Green, 1036 Second Street, South Boston.

Memorials may be directed to the funeral home to help with final expenses, c/o Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home,.

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