Mrs. Ruth Olivia Medley of South Boston died Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, at Johnston-Willis Hospital in Richmond at the age of 80.

She was born June 19, 1940 in Halifax County to the late Paul Medley Sr. and Margaret M. Medley. She was a faithful member of Williams Temple CME Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, William, Paul Jr. and James Medley, and two sisters, Naomi Eaton and Julia King.

She is survived by two brothers, the Rev. Dr. P.A. Medley, (Anna) and Royal T. Medley (Brenda), all of Halifax; one sister, Margaret M. Ferrell, of South Boston; and one sister-in-law, Joyce P. Medley.

Public viewing for family and friends will be held Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, from noon until 6 p.m. at Dunn Funeral Home in Halifax.

Graveside services will be Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, at 1 p.m. at Williams Temple CME Church cemetery with the Rev. Andre Williamson officiating.

Due to the COVID-19 guidelines, a limited gathering of 25 individuals will be at the cemetery. A face mask and social distance will be required.

Funeral arrangements are provided by Dunn and Sons, Halifax.