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Ruth Olivia Medley

SoVaNow.com / November 19, 2020
Ruth Olivia Medley, 80, of South Boston, died Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020 at Johnston-Willis Hospital, Richmond. She was born in Halifax County on June 9, 1940, daughter of the late Paul Medley Sr. and Margaret M. Medley.

She was a faithful member of Williams Temple CME Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, William, Paul Jr. and James Medley, all of South Boston and two sisters, Naomi Eaton of New Jersey and Julia King of South Boston.

Ms. Medley is survived by two brothers, P.A. Medley (Anna) and Royal T. Medley (Brenda), both of Halifax; one sister, Margaret M. Ferrell, of South Boston and one sister-in-law, Joyce P. Medley.

Public viewing will be held Thursday, Nov. 19 from noon-6 p.m. at Dunn Funeral Home, Halifax.

Graveside services will be held Friday, Nov. 20, at 1 p.m. at Williams Temple CME Church Cemetery with Rev. Andre Williamson officiating.

Due to COVID-19 guidelines, there will be a limited gathering of 25 individuals at the cemetery.

A face mask and social distancing will be required.

Arrangements by Dunn & Sons.

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