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Dorothy Irene Lacks Anderson

Mrs. Dorothy Irene Lacks Anderson of Rabat Road, Nathalie passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal.

She was born in Halifax County on Aug. 7, 1922 and was 91 years old.  

She was the daughter of the late David Weldon Lacks and Nannie Weldon Saunders Lacks and was married to the late Clarence Wilson Anderson.  

She was a member of Ellis Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Sandra A.  Midkiff and husband Allie of Halifax, Nancy A. Conner and husband Ray of South Boston and Bobbie A.  Waller and husband Eddie of Nathalie; one son, Weldon Lee Anderson and wife Vivian of Nathalie; eight grandchildren, Stephanie Crump, Jennifer Anderson, Bran Midkiff, Pam Wallace, Mike Moore, Justin Waller, David Waller, and Matthew Waller; six great-grandchildren, Danielle and Mason Crump, Emily Grace Midkiff, Peyton Olivia Wallace, and Neyland Wallace and Emily Elliott; two aunts, Lucille Pyree of Lynchburg and Hazel Jarvis of Lexington.

She was preceded in death by one son, Carl Wayne Anderson, and a special friend, Jasper Taylor.

 A funeral service will be held at Powell Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Dennis Hoblitz officiating.  Burial will follow at the Catawba Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home on Monday evening from 7-8:30 p.m. and other times at the home of Bobbie and Eddie Waller, 3081 Thorntons Road, Nathalie.

Online condolences may be made at www.powellfunerals.com.

Those wishing to give memorials should consider the Ellis Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, C/O Kenneth Crews, 3115 Clarkton Road, Nathalie, VA 24577 or the Catawba Baptist Church Cemetery Fund,  C/O Leonard Throckmorton, 1071 Acorn Road, Nathalie, VA 24577.

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.