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Frank Arnold Gornto

May 15, 1933 — December 4, 2022

Frank Arnold Gornto

Frank Arnold Gornto of South Boston, VA passed away December 4, 2022.  He was born in Durham, NC on May 15, 1933 and was 89 years of age.  He was the son of the late Leon V. Gornto and the late Mamie Harmon Gornto.  He was married to Patricia Beavers Gornto who survives.


He was a member of Centerville Baptist Church.  Frank was an avid train enthusiast and a recreational pilot. 


Frank Arnold Gornto is survived by:

His Wife

Patricia B. Gornto of South Boston

One Daughter

Sharon G. Sollars of South Boston

One Grandchild

Chase Lee Sollars of Roanoke

Three Great Grandchildren

Roxanne Culley, Courtland Owen and Kiryn Sollars of Roanoke

Loving Chihuahua



***Preceded in death by***


Amber Renee Sollars

One Sister

Mary Francis Hunt


A graveside service will be held Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at Evergreen Memory Gardens, Reidsville, NC with the Rev. Todd McClure officiating.


The family will receive friends at his home.


For memorials, please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Evergreen Memory Garden

, Reidsville, NC 27320

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