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Dorothy Throckmorton Ellington

November 30, 1934 — January 18, 2022

Dorothy Throckmorton Ellington

Dorothy Throckmorton Ellington of South Boston, VA passed away January 18, 2022.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on November 30, 1934 and was 87 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Claude T. Throckmorton and the late Annie Burton Throckmorton. She was married to the late Ryland Ellington.


She was a member of Scottsburg Baptist Church.  


Dorothy T. Ellington is survived by:

Her Son

Kenneth Conner and wife Lisa of South Boston

Two Grandchildren

Spenser Conner of South Boston

Tyler Conner of South Boston


Marion T. Satterfield of Scottsburg

Jimmy Throckmorton of Scottsburg


***Preceded in death by***

Three Brothers

Robert, Earl and Thomas Throckmorton


A graveside service will be held Monday, January 24, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at Oakland Cemetery with the Rev. Kermit Evans officiating.


For memorials, please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Past Services

Graveside Service

Monday, January 24, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Oakland Cemetery at Scottsburg

1800 Green Level Rd, Scottsburg, VA 24589

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