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Howard Brann ‘H.B.’ Landrum Sr.

Mr. Howard Brann “H.B.” Landrum Sr. of Halifax died Saturday, Jan. 5 2013, at Lynchburg General Hospital. 

He was born in Halifax County on May 26, 1941 and was 71 years old. He was the son of the late Polly Chaney Landrum and the late Mamie Sue Satterfield Landrum and was married to Joan Robertson Landrum, who survives. 

He was a member of the Pleasant Grove Christian Church and was a retired farmer. 

He is survived by his wife, Joan Robertson Landrum, of Halifax; one daughter, Cynthia Ann Landrum Davis, and husband Forrest of Halifax; two sons, Howard Landrum Jr. and wife Lisa of Halifax and Robert Chaney Landrum and wife Cindy of Pittsylvania County; four step-children, Lisa Hall Frank and husband Mark of Waynesboro, Pa., Richard W. Hall and wife Jill of Halifax, Heather Lee Francis and husband Tommy of Clover and Brian E. Hall of Nathalie; five grandchildren, Amanda, Liz, Brandon, Kristen and Robert Jr.; three step-grandchildren, Faith, Mary Lee and John Thomas; two sisters, Bernice L. Barley and husband Clyde of Halifax and Virginia L. Noblin and husband Wayne of South Boston; three brothers, Charlie David Landrum of Danville, Douglas Landrum and wife Violet of Halifax and Joe Landrum and wife Carol of Halifax.

Funeral services will be held at the Pleasant Grove Christian Church, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at 2 p.m. with the Revs. Jonathan Turner and Dr. Michael Parnell officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery.

The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the church and at his home, 10045 Mountain Road in Halifax Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, starting at 5 p.m.

In lieu of flowers people are asked to consider American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA, 23060 or the Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558. 

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.