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Louise Crenshaw Hughes Stinson

Mrs. Louise Crenshaw Hughes Stinson of South Boston died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at The Woodview. She was born in Halifax County Nov. 7, 1918 and was 95 years of age. 

She was the daughter of the late Shelton John Crenshaw and Sally Moorefield Crenshaw. She was married first to the late Robert Leslie Hughes and then to the late Clinton R. Stinson. 

Mrs. Stinson was a member of Winns Creek Baptist Church. 

Mrs. Louise Crenshaw Hughes Stinson is survived by two daughters, Phyllis Ann Hughes Powell of Alton and Joyce H. Covington of Danville; four sons, Robert Franklin Hughes of Johnsonville, S.C., Joel Shelton Hughes of Halifax, Wayne T. Hughes of Reidsville, N.C, and Donald L. Hughes of Halifax; one sister, Jean C. White, of Danville; 10 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. 

She also was preceded in death by two sisters, Baker C. Moore and Helen C. Hackney, and by two brothers, Johnny Crenshaw and Herman Crenshaw. 

Funeral services for Mrs. Louise Crenshaw Hughes Stinson will be held at Winns Creek Baptist Church on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Jim Kopco officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. 

The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home on Sunday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and other times at the home of Donald L. Hughes, 1029 Ball Park Loop Road, Halifax. 

For memorials, consider the Winns Creek Baptist Church Building Fund or a charity of choice. 

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.