Lenwood Grove Ferrell, of Halifax, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, Sept. 5, 2022, after a lengthy illness.

He was born in Halifax County on Sept. 23, 1930, and was 91 years of age. He was the son of the late Harvey B. Ferrell and the late Andrew Anderson and Hester Mae Alderson Anderson. He was married to his beloved late wife, Shirley Church Ferrell of 63 years.

He was a longtime member of Halifax United Methodist Church. Len served in the United States Army during the Korean conflict and received a Purple Heart.

He retired from Burlington Industries as a cloth room supervisor after 41 years of service. Len was also a member of the Halifax County Country Club where he was an avid golfer. He will be remembered in love by all who knew him.

Lenwood Grove Ferrell is survived by his son, Andrew “Andy” Ferrell, of Suffolk; brother, Buddy Ferrell and wife Joanne, of Halifax; and host of nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by brother Shoat Ferrell.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, at 11 a.m. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Thad Decker and the Rev. Bonnie Pizzeck officiating.

Burial will follow in Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery with Military Rites.

The family will receive friends Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, one hour prior to the service at Powell Funeral Home.

For memorials, consider Halifax United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 357, Halifax, VA 24558 or a charity of choice.

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

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.