Akiya Melee Guill of South Boston passed away Sept. 5, 2021. She was born in Halifax County on Jan. 12, 1999 and was 22 years of age. She was the daughter of the Melissa Ann Tuck and the late Avery Thomas Guill. Akiya loved fishing and sports.

She is survived by her mother and step-father, Melissa Ann Tuck, and Jermichael Tuck; siblings A’rek M. Guill of North Carolina, Caleb J. Davis of Nathalie, Jaylen A. Davis of Appomattox, and Sabrina Ramos of Texas; maternal grandparents, James R. Mitchell III and Deborah Mitchell; paternal grandparents, Marylee B. Davis and Major W. Davis; great-grandparents, H.C Phillips Sr. and Mary R. Phillips of Halifax; devoted friend Melissa Looney of Brookneal; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

For memorials, consider a charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.