Pamela Buchanan Crenshaw of South Boston passed away April 28, 2020. She was born in Halifax County on Sept. 29, 1948 and was 71 years of age. She was the daughter of Lois Childrey Buchanan and the late William Albert Buchanan. She was married to Samuel Jerry Crenshaw who survives.

She was a member of Ash Avenue Baptist Church. She loved her children and grandchildren and was very devoted to all her family.

Pamela Buchanan Crenshaw is survived by her husband, Samuel Jerry Crenshaw of South Boston; her children, Catherine C. Lee and husband Jeffrey of Cary, North Carolina and Jerry Christopher Crenshaw and wife Leona of Midlothian; grandchildren, Daniel Lee of Cary, North Carolina, Matthew Crenshaw of Midlothian and Taylor Hackey of Midlothian; and her mother, Lois Buchanan of Halifax.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Oak Ridge Cemetery with the Rev. Tim Mull officiating. In keeping with the CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, funeral services for Mrs. Crenshaw will be live fed via Powell Funeral Home’s Facebook page.

For memorials consider Sentara Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592 or God’s Pit Crew, 2499 North Main St., Danville, VA 24540.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, South Boston.