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Harold Watkins Boswell

May 10, 1941 — October 14, 2022

Harold Watkins Boswell

Harold Watkins Boswell of Sutherlin, VA passed away October 14, 2022.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on May 10, 1941 and was 81 years of age.  He was the son of the late Hezekiah Forrest Boswell and the late Bessie Talbott Boswell.  He was married 60 years to the late Anna Belle Boswell.


He was a lifelong member of Arbor Baptist Church where he sang in the choir and served as Deacon.  Harold was a retired tobacco farmer and loved gardening and collecting antique tractors.  


Harold W. Boswell is survived by:

His Children

Betty Boswell of Sutherlin

Frank Boswell (Lori) of Sutherlin

Four Grandchildren

Lauren Dodd (Jonathan) Of Huntersville, NC

Jacob Boswell of Sutherlin

Gabriel Boswell of Sutherlin

Madison Boswell of Sutherlin

One Great Grandchild

Jackson Dodd of Huntersville, NC


Patricia Watson of Sutherlin

Special Friend

Robert “Speedy” Goins


***Preceded in death by***


David Thomas Boswell, Ralph Boswell, Doris Roach, Eleanor Alderson, and Betty Alderson


A graveside service will be held Sunday, October 16, 2022 at 3:00 P.M. at Arbor Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Tracey Allred and the Rev. Larry Davis officiating.


The family will receive friends Sunday, one hour prior to the service at the church and other times at his home.


For memorials, please consider Men’s Group at Arbor Baptist Church, 15131 River Rd., Sutherlin, VA 24594.


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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Past Services


Sunday, October 16, 2022

2:00 - 2:45 pm (Eastern time)

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Graveside Service

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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