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Frances Coles McClennan

January 30, 1926 — November 16, 2019

Frances Coles McClennan

Frances Coles McClennan of Halifax, VA passed away November 16, 2019.  She was born in Montgomery, WV on January 30, 1926 and was 93 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Nathaniel Robert Coles and the late Katherine Hankins Coles. She was married to the late William Elliott McClennan, Jr.


She was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church and retired Medical Technologist.


Frances Coles McClennan is survived by:

Two Sons

William Elliott McClennan III and wife Jennifer of Arlington

Robert Coles McClennan of Washington, DC

Three Grandchildren

William E. McClennan IV, Abigail McClennan, and James McClennan all of Arlington


***Preceded in death by***


Kristin Elizabeth McClennan


A funeral service will be held Monday, November 25, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at St. John’s Episcopal Church with the Rev. Paul Rowles officiating. Burial to follow in church cemetery.


For memorials please consider 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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Funeral Service

Monday, November 25, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Johns Episcopal Church

484 Mountain Rd, Halifax, VA 24558

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