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Frances "Rody" Wilborn King

May 10, 1952 — August 28, 2020

Frances "Rody" Wilborn King

Mrs. Frances “Rody Wilborn King of Nathalie, VA passed away Friday, August 28, 2020 at the Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital.  She was born May 10, 1952 in Halifax County, VA and was 68 years old.  She was the daughter of the late John Thomas Wilborn and the late Mary Elizabeth Seamster Wilborn and was married to Gerald King, who survives. 


She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Millstone. 


Mrs. Frances “Rody Wilborn King is survived by: 

Her Husband 

Gerald King of the home 

Three Children 

Barbara King Fallen and husband Larry of Nathalie 

Angela Dawn King of Nathalie 

Adam Scott King of Nathalie 

Seven Grandchildren 

Cody Grant Martin, Ashley Michelle Wells, Felicia Wells, Andrew Scott King, Shelby Nicole DeJarnette, Hanna Nicole King and Aaron “Henry” Scott King 

One Great Grandchild, Tripp Alec Jones 

Two Brothers 

Clyde D. Wilborn and wife Anita of Scottsburg 

Robert “Cotton” L. Wilborn of Nathalie 

Two sisters 

Nancy Walker and husband Woodrow of Red House 

Mary Hancock and husband Marshall of Nathalie 

A number of nieces and nephews   

***Preceded in death by *** 

Two children, Joan Marie King and Kevin Scott King 

Three brothers, Thomas, William and Howard “Jack” Wilborn 

One sister, Annie W. Switzer 


Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ken Warfield officiating.  Burial will follow in the First Baptist Church of Millstone Cemetery. 


The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Powell Funeral Home and other times at her home. 


For memorials please consider a charity of your choice. 


Online condolences may be directed to 


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


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