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Marjorie Eulalia Nichols Dalton

Mrs. Marjorie Eulalia Nichols Dalton of Scottsburg died Sunday, April 7, 2013, at her home. She was born in Halifax County on May 29, 1931 and was 81 years of age.

She was the daughter of the late Mack Calvin Nichols Sr. and Ada Fallen Nichols and was married to the late John Clinton Dalton.

Mrs. Dalton was a member of Winns Creek Baptist Church and was dedicated to her family.

Survivors include one son, Mark Clinton Dalton, and wife Trudy of Halifax; three daughters, Mary Betterton Mabe and Leatha Ann Dalton, both of Scottsburg, and Freida Dalton Penzer and Doug Moore of Chase City; seven grandchildren, Paul Rayburn ‘Buzzy’ Mabe Jr., Jamie (Eulalia) Johnson, Lester Nicole Moorefield, Heather Moorefield Womble and husband Mark, James H. ‘Jay’ Moorefield III and Brittany Conner, Tonya Penzer and David Seamster and Crystal Penzer and C.J. Jones; 10 great-grandchildren; one brother, Lucas Carrington Nichols, and wife Orpha; one sister-in-law, Corda Level Nichols; and special caregivers, W.T. Powell and Pauline ‘Skip’ Holt. 

One brother, Mack ‘Hambone’ Nichols Jr.; and one grandson, Jerry Rayburn Mabe, also preceded Mrs. Dalton in death.

Funeral services will be held Friday, April 12, 2013, at 5 p.m. at Winns Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Jim Kopco officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday, April 11, 2013, from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home and other times at the home, 1089 Clays Mill School Road, Scottsburg.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.