- Last Updated on 07:54 AM 11/25/13
Mrs. Beatrice Virginia Edmunds Woodall of High View Road, Halifax died on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at her residence at the age of 103.
Mrs. Woodall was born in Halifax County on Sept. 28, 1910 to the late Mr. Matthew Edmunds and Mrs. Kate Edmunds. She was married to the late Mr. John Burris Woodall and was a member of New Vernon Baptist Church.
Mrs. Woodall is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Harriett Henry of Bronx, N. Y. and Mrs. Della Woodall of Detroit, Mich; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Woodall was preceded in death by one son: Alvin Woodall; one granddaughter, Camille Henry; six brothers, Baby Boy Edmunds, Billy Edmunds, Archer Edmunds, Jimmy Edmunds, Robert Edmunds and Willis Edmunds; three sisters, Dorothy Edmunds, Rosa Long and Lillian Edmunds; and one stepsister, Bessie Mae Leigh.
Funeral services for Mrs. Beatrice Virginia Edmunds Woodall will be Monday, Nov. 25, at 11 a.m. at New Vernon Baptist Church with the Rev. Calvin Owens officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Public viewing for family and friends was held Sunday, Nov. 24, from noon until 6 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home in South Boston.
The family also received friends at the residence, 2149 High View Road, Halifax.
Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.