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Elise F. Farmer

January 30, 1923 — April 14, 2021

Elise F. Farmer

Elise F. Farmer of Halifax, VA passed away April 14, 2021.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on January 30, 1923 and was 98 years of age. She was the daughter of the late David Samuel Farmer and the late Annie Tune Farmer. She was married to the late Guy Farris Farmer.


She was a member of Pleasant Grove Christian Church.  


Elise F. Farmer is survived by:

Her Daughter

Patricia F. Wilmouth and husband Chris of Halifax

Three Grandchildren

Melissa Poteat (Erik) of Vernon Hill

Stephanie Adams (Joey) of Halifax

Chris Wilmouth, II (Jenna) of Halifax

Seven Great Grandchildren

Jacob Poteat, Kamryn Poteat, Liam Poteat, Jace Adams, Wes Adams, Annelise Adams and Rhett Wilmouth


David Farmer and wife Katherine of Farmville


A graveside service will be held Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at Pleasant Grove Christian Church Cemetery with the Rev. Ken Warfield officiating. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, we recommend the wearing of face masks and to practice social distancing.  


For memorials, please consider Pleasant Grove Christian Church, 2154 Pleasant Grove Rd., Halifax, VA 24558 or Oak Level Volunteer Fire Department, 2019 Oak Level Rd., Halifax, VA 24558


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

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pleasant Grove Christian Church Cemetery

2154 Pleasant Grove Rd, Halifax, VA 24558

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