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Virginia Womack Pannell / September 11, 2014

Virginia Womack Pannell of Main Street, Danville died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at Danville Medical Center at the age of 66. She was born in Halifax County on Sept. 15, 1947 to Lillie Mae Womack Ragland and the late Wilson Williams, She was married to the late Junior Pannell.

Mrs. Pannell is survived by a daughter, Virginia Taylor and husband, Anthony of South Boston, her mother of Halifax, three grandchildren, six great grandchildren, eight sisters, Carolyn Ballou and husband, George of West Virginia, Brenda Ballou and husband William of Smithfield, Mary Gains and husband Joseph of Clarksburg, Md., Brenda Witcher, Annie Elmore, Shelia Martin, Cynthia Motley and husband, Henry, all of Danville and Denise Dove and husband, Brad of Hagerstown, Md., seven brothers, Jesse Muse and wife Stephaine, James Muse and wife Pamela and Tony Muse, all of Germantown, Md., Calvin Muse and wife Sheila of Clarksburg, Md., Wilson Williams Jr. and wife, Myrtle of Danville, Thomas Williams and Larry Williams, both of Danville, her mother-in-law, Rosa Lee Kirby of Halifax, four brothers-in-law, seven sisters-in-law and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be held Friday, Sept. 12 at 2 p.m. at New Mt. Olive Apostolic Church with Suffragan Bishop Leonia Palmer officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family is receiving friends at the home of Anthony and Virginia Taylor, 309 McKinney Street, South Boston.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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