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Frances Diane Arthur Smith

January 20, 1961 — March 6, 2022

Frances Diane Arthur Smith

Frances Diane Arthur Smith of Scottsburg, VA passed away March 6, 2022.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on January 20, 1961 and was 61 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Paul Steven Arthur and the late Delma Marion Dalton Arthur. She was married to Donald Lynn Smith who survives.


She was a member of Vibrant Church in Lacrosse, VA.  Frances loved hummingbirds, butterflies, light houses, gardening and children.


Frances Diane Arthur Smith is survived by:

Her Husband

Donald Lynn Smith of Scottsburg

One Daughter

Jennifer Diane Smith of Scottsburg


Debbie Sykes and Aubrey Morris of South Hill

Tammy Compton (Vincent) of South Hill

Arney Lloyd (Rhonda) of South Boston

David Lloyd (Penny) of Halifax

Butch Arthur (Vicki) of Baskerville

Her beloved dog



William and Sarah Catherine Smith

Two Sisters-in-law

Janice Slocum of South Boston

Kathy Smith (Andy) of Clover

Two Brothers-in-law

Butch Smith (Charlotte) of Scottsburg

Mike Smith (Dee) of Alton

Host of Nieces and Nephews


***Preceded in death by***

Two Brothers

Danny Arthur and Tommy Arthur

Special Brother-in-law

Richard “Dick” Slocum


A memorial service will be held at a later date.


For memorials, please consider Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, 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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