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Bernard Erastus Pillow

October 13, 1923 - March 27, 2021

U.S. Veteran
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Bernard Erastus Pillow, 97, of Phenix passed away peacefully, at his son’s home in Amelia Courthouse, Saturday, March 27, 2021. He was the husband of the late Marion Jones Pillow.

Mr. Pillow was born in Charlotte County, October 13, 1923, a son of the late Roy Rastus Pillow and Pearl Irene Sublett Pillow. He was a member of Midway Baptist Church, a U. S. Army veteran of World War II, and retired from Fred Jones Well Company after 40 years.

He is survived by one son, Kent M. Pillow (Debbie) of Amelia Court House; one daughter, Sharon P. Higdon (Bill) of Phenix; three grandchildren, Kelly Ford (Charles) of Chesterfield, Susan Higdon (Kenny) of Keysville, Jesse Higdon (Tiffany) of Phenix; one step-grandchild, Clint Adams of Amelia; four great-grandchildren, Ava and Ellie Ford, Harper and Skylar Higdon; one step great-grandchild, Haley Adams. Two sisters, Alice Campbell of Glen Allen, Vera Fleming of Henrico; one brother, Willis Pillow (Joyce) of Forest. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Julia Collins, Dorothy Pillow, Faye Pillow; and one brother Millard Pillow.

A private family funeral will be held at Midway Baptist Church.