Debra J. Burton of South Boston passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019. She was born in Halifax County on Aug. 30, 1955 and was 63 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Rueben A. Burton and the late Elsie Ferrell Burton.

She was of the Presbyterian faith.

Debra J. Burton is survived by her siblings, Carol B. Sharp and husband James of Richmond and Charles A. Burton of South Boston; a host of nieces and nephews; and brother-in-law Wesley Jones Jr. of Luray.

She was preceded in death by her siblings, Nancy B. Jones and William Bryant Burton.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

The family received friends Saturday, July 20, 2019, at Powell Funeral Home from 7 until 8:30 p.m.

For memorials, consider a charity of choice.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.