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Mary Baylous Fears

Mary Baylous Fears of 2090 Winns Creek Road, Halifax died Sunday, April 8, at Halifax Regional Hospital. 

She was born in Halifax County April 9, 1953 and was 58 years old.

She was the daughter of the late Overton Smiley Baylous and Odell Warren Baylous, and she was married to Larry Wayne Fears Sr.

She was a member of Winns Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Larry Wayne Fears Sr., of Halifax; one son, Larry Wayne Fears Jr., of Halifax; four sisters, Judy P. Vivian and husband Keith of Manning, S.C., Ann Fears and husband James of Halifax, Betty Dickerson and husband David of Halifax, Inez Baylous of Halifax; two brothers, George Baylous and wife Billie Jean of Halifax and Nelson W. Pulliam and wife Pat of Halifax; two grandchildren, Briana Fears and Jacob Poteat of Halifax.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, J.D. Baylous and William Henry Baylous; and two sisters, Carolyn B. Powell and Eunice B. Munn.

A funeral service was held at Winns Creek Baptist Church Tuesday, April 10, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. James Kopco conducting the service. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

The family received friends at Winns Creek Baptist Church fellowship hall Monday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

For memorials, consider the Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 875, South Boston, VA 24592 or a charity of choice.

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Arrangements were made by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.