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    Sunday, June 04 2017
    Luke Rakes

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    Luke Rakes, 9, of Crewe, Va. started golfing, hunting and fishing in Heaven
    on June 4, 2017. He is survived by his parents, Johnny and Valerie Rakes; brother, Kevin Ray Powell and sister Scarlett Rakes all of Crewe; grandparents, Nancy and Ronnie Cash, David and Zana Rakes, HB and Jean Coghill, Tony and Mary Lee Overby; best friend Cody Wayne Davis. The family will receive friends at the Clarke Funeral Home in Kenbridge on Wednesday, June 7, from 6:00 to 8:00PM. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Crewe Baptist Church. Interment in the Sunset Hill Cemetery, Burkeville, Va. The family would like to thank all the doctors, nurses and staff at Farmville and MCV Hospitals and Med Flight for their kind and compassionate support. Online condolences may be sent at

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