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Harrison R. Throckmorton

August 21, 1932 — August 9, 2019

Harrison R. Throckmorton

Mr. Harrison R. Throckmorton of South Boston, VA passed away Friday, August 9, 2019 at the Sentara Woodview Health and Rehab.  He was born August 21, 1932 in Halifax County, VA and was 86 years old.  He was the son of the late Clyde Warren Throckmorton and the late Susie Langford Throckmorton.


He was a member of the Scottsburg Baptist Church, a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and owner of Glen-More Clothing Store.  He was also a member of the American Post 8.


Harrison R. Throckmorton is survived by:

Four Nieces

Susie Milam and husband Jonathan of South Boston

Betty Duffer of South Boston

Cheryl Thompson and husband Benny of Cluster Springs

Robin Throckmorton of Alton

One Nephew

Carl Throckmorton and wife Amy of Scottsburg

A number of great nieces and great nephews


***preceded in death by***

Two brothers, Bryant “Bonnie” Throckmorton and Garnett Throckmorton

One sister, Virginia Louise Throckmorton Blanks


Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at the Scottsburg Baptist Church with the Rev. Kermit Evans officiating.  Burial to follow in the Oakland Cemetery, Scottsburg, VA with military honors.


The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Scottsburg Baptist Church and other times at the home of Susie Milam (Jonathan), 109 Edmunds St. South Boston, VA.


For memorials please consider donating to American Legion Post 8, 1710 Jeffress Blvd., South Boston, VA 24592 or Powell Funeral Home


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Powell Cremation Services

1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

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