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Garland Mitchell Conner

October 8, 1942 — July 28, 2019

Garland Mitchell Conner

Mr. Garland Mitchell Conner of Halifax, VA passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at his home. He was born in Halifax County on October 8, 1942 and was 76 years old.  He was the son of the late James Garland Conner and Nannie Francisco Conner and was married to Ida Hazelwood Conner who survives.He was a member of Hunting Creek Baptist Church, was a US Army Veteran, and was retired from Burlington Industries. He was also a member of American Legion Post 8 and the Halifax County Bee keepers Association. Survivors include:His wifeIda H. Conner of HalifaxTwo daughtersTammy C. Clay and husband Donald of CloverTeresa H. Nichols and husband Mark of CloverOne sonBrian Conner and wife Karen of DanvilleGrandchildrenHeather Clay (Will Pritchard), John Nichols, Thomas Nichols (Heather Lankford), Brianne Conner, and Kolby PuryearGreat grandchildrenLaci, Alyssa, Rosemary, Donald, Waylon, and SaylorSistersHelen Bates (Robert), Judy Anderson (Jackie), and Brenda ConnerSister-in-lawNancy ConnerNieces and NephewsHe was also preceded in death by brothers, Jimmy Conner and Gurney Conner and a sister, Teresa Conner. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 2:00 Pm at Hunting Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Sean McGuire and Rev. Tony Sisk officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Military Rites. The family will receive friends on Monday evening from 7-8:30 PM at Powell Funeral Home and other times at his home. For memorials, please consider Sentara Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592. https://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/FPC82Y2PZYTMHZLC
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Visitation

Monday, July 29, 2019

7:00 - 8:30 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hunting Creek Baptist Church

4055 Hunting Creek Rd, Nathalie, VA 24577

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Burial with Military Rites

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Hunting Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

4055 Hunting Creek Rd, Nathalie, VA 24577

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