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Sylvia Dianne Martin Hudson / July 09, 2018

Sylvia Dianne Martin Hudson, 72, of South Boston, died Thursday, July 5, 2018. She was born in Halifax County on March 6, 1946, daughter of the late Jesse Martin and the late Lucille Wagstaff Martin. She was married to the late Bryant Hudson and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

Ms. Hudson is survived by one sister, Darlene Strickland; niece and nephew, Troy Strickland and wife Jessica of Halifax and Jessica Strickland Tomlin and husband Allen of Big Island; great nieces and nephews, Abby Tomlin, Ashlyn Strickland, Grant Strickland and Luke Tomlin.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Faye Martin.

A funeral was held Sunday, July 8, at 3 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church with Dr. Tony Brooks officiating. Burial followed in Oak Ridge Cemetery.

The family receive friends one hour prior to service at the church and other times at 4040 Bethel Road, Halifax.

Memorials may be directed to Bethel Baptist Church, 4198 Bethel Road, Scottsburg, VA 24598.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home.

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