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Edna Snead Hatcher

May 16, 1933 — April 11, 2019

Edna Snead Hatcher

Edna Snead Hatcher of Scottsburg, VA passed away April 11, 2019.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on May 16, 1933 and was 85 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Richard Walden Snead and the late Bessie May Moorefield Snead. She was married to the late Robert Edward Hatcher, SR.


She was a member of Fork Baptist Church.  She loved her grandkids and had a passion for feeding her family and friends. She took in rescue animals and nursed them back to health.

Edna S. Hatcher is survived by:

Her Children

Janice H. McKinney of South Boston

Robert Hatcher Jr. and wife Lisa of Scottsburg

Eddie D. Hatcher and wife Shelby of Scottsburg

Peggy H. Bomar and husband Buddy of Scottsburg


Chris Hatcher, Karen Hatcher, Greg Hatcher and special friend Tabitha, Robert “Neal” Hatcher and wife Taylor, Alicia H. Vaughan and husband Tim, Candice Hatcher and special friend Matthew Pena, Ruby Hatcher, Megan Bradley and fiancé Allen Powell, Justin Hatcher and wife Erin, Sherry Bomar, Jessica Bomar, Burke McKinney and wife Tera and TeLisa McKinney

Great Grandchildren

Brandon Phillips, Jacob Phillips, Robert “Easton” Hatcher, Harrison Hatcher, Bradley Powell, Kaylin McKinney, Blake McKinney, Aidan Hatcher and Skylar Grace Perry


Johnny Snead and wife Lennie of Clover

Cecil Snead and wife Janet of Richmond

Robert Snead of South Boston

Roger Snead and wife Diane of South Boston

Nancy S Lowery of South Boston

Edith S. Francis of Clover

Shirley Snead of Scottsburg


***Preceded in death by***


Kevin Hatcher


Richard Snead, James Snead, and Lonnie Snead


A funeral service will be held Monday, April 15, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Aubrey Heath officiating. Burial to follow in Fork Baptist Church Cemetery.


The family will receive friends Sunday, from 7:00 until 8:30 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home from and other times at the home of Janice McKinney, 5008 Quail Roost Road, South Boston, VA


For memorials please consider Scottsburg Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 85, Scottsburg, VA 24589 or Halifax County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 183, South Boston, VA 24592 or a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


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

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Past Services


Sunday, April 14, 2019

7:00 - 8:30 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Monday, April 15, 2019

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