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Sara Seat Humphries / November 04, 2019

Sara S. Humphries, 92 of South Boston died, Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. She was born in South Boston on March 22, 1927 to the late William A. Seat Sr. and the late Effie G. Seat. She was married to the late James T. Humphries, Jr.

Mrs. Humphries was a long-standing member of Beth Car Baptist Church.

In addition to her daughter, Donna Jill Basaran and son-in-law, Chetin Basaran, Mrs. Humphries is survived by three granddaughters, Layla Brashear, Ferah Brashear, Chetin Brashear, Elliana Mitchell and Galen Mitchell. Niece, Cindy Seat Spell.

She is preceded in death by her only brother, William “Billy” A. Seat Jr.

Mrs. Humphries was loved by many and will be missed by all.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church Cemetery, Omega, with Rev. Dr. Eldridge Cullum IV officiating.

Visitation will be Monday, Nov. 4 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, Mrs. Humphries request friends and family make donations to two wonderful local organizations, Sentara Halifax Home Health and Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592 or the Halifax County Humane Society, P.O. Box 969, South Boston, VA 24592.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, South Boston.

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