Mrs. Elva Blanton Tolbert
October 10, 1930 - March 30, 2018
Elva B. “Greenie” Tolbert passed on March 30, 2018 surrounded by her family. Greenie was the widow of the late Gilbert R. “Shine” Tolbert. After retiring with over 25 years of service at LaCrosse Sportswear, Greenie dedicated her life to caring for her husband, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She served her family her entire life, as reflected in her love and dedication to them.
Greenie is survived by two loving daughters - Betty Hicks of South Hill, and Gladys T. Morris (Tim) of Lunenburg County; two dedicated sons - Buck Tolbert (Melissa) of Smith Cross Roads, and Jeff Tolbert of Brodnax; seven loving grandchildren - Chris Tolbert (Hope), Kristal Winstead, Jim Morris (Ashley), Brentley O. Morris, Shannon Hager (Jim), Ashley Tolbert, and Dani Tolbert, and three great-grandchildren - Aiden Tolbert, James Morris, and Collin Hager. She was predeceased by two brothers, Simpson “Duchie” Pulley, and Thornton Blanton. The family will receive friends at Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday, April 2, from 12:30 pm until 2:00 pm, with a funeral service immediately following. Interment will be in La Crosse Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Southside Rescue Squad, Inc., P.O. Box 546, South Hill, VA 23970. Online condolences may be sent through www.crowderhitecrews.com. Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Tolbert family.