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Annie Arthur Crews

Mrs. Annie Arthur Crews of Halifax died Sunday, March 16, 2014, at The Woodview. 

She was born in Halifax County on Sept. 8, 1920 and was 93 years old. She was the daughter of the late Floyd Everett Arthur and Pauline Chaney Arthur and was married to the late Watt Coates “WC” Crews Jr. 

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Millstone. 

She is survived by one daughter, Cheryl C. Stevens, and husband Mel of Halifax; three sisters, Edith A. Anderson of Lynchburg, Peggy A. Martin of Nathalie and Kitty A. Dawson of Alton; one brother, Floyd E. Arthur Jr., of Arcadia, Fla.; two grandchildren, Mel Stevens Jr. and wife Kristi of South Boston and Elizabeth S. Thompson and husband Barry of Virgilina; three great-grandchildren, Zack Thompson of Virginia Beach and Alison and Madison Stevens of South Boston.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, March 20, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Republican Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Jack Stewart conducting the service. 

The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and other times at the home of Cheryl and Mel Stevens, 1056 Avondale Drive, Halifax.

Online condolences may be made at

Those wishing to give memorials should consider the Patrick Henry Boys and Girls Homes, P.O. Box 1398, Brookneal, VA 24528. 

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.