Suzan Allen Maxwell of South Boston passed away on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at Chippenham Hospital. She was born in South Boston on May 23, 1957 and died at the age of 62.

She was preceded by her parents, William J. Allen and Iris Lee Glass Allen, and husband Stuart Maxwell.

Suzan was a member of First Baptist Church of South Boston, a retired Halifax County teacher and guidance counselor, and she gave generously to the Halifax County Humane Society.

Suzan A. Maxwell is survived by her brother, William Thomas Allen II (Bill), and wife Patricia W. Allen (Tish); a niece, Ashley (Allen) Woods, and her husband Bart; grand-niece Skylar; nephew William (Billy) J. Allen; brother-in-law William (Bill) Maxwell and wife Catherine (Dee Dee); L. Maxwell; and sister-in-law Julia (Kitty) Maxwell Godsey; many cousins and friends.

A funeral service will be held Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of South Boston with Pastor Bowman.

For memorials, consider First Baptist Church of South Boston, 815 North Main St., South Boston, VA 24592 or Halifax County Humane Society, P.O. Box 969, South Boston, VA 24592.

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