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James Thomas Perkins

June 15, 1940 — November 28, 2021

James Thomas Perkins

James Thomas Perkins of Halifax, VA passed away November 28, 2021.  He was born in Halifax, VA on June 15, 1940 and was 81 years of age. He was the son of the late Jeff Perkins and the late Anna Elizabeth Conner Perkins. He was married to Frances Church Perkins who survives.


He was a member of Pleasant Grove Christian Church and retired from Burlington Industries after 45 years of dedicated service.   


James Thomas Perkins is survived by:

His Wife of 44 years

Frances C. Perkins

His Children

James Anthony (Tony) Perkins and wife Joyce of Halifax

John Presley (JP) Smith and wife Linda of Halifax

Wanda Saunders and husband Phil of Halifax


Amelia Saunders Clements, P.J. Saunders, and Jessica Perkins

Two Great-grandchildren

Avery and Sadie Clements


***Preceded in death by***


Jason Smith


Henrietta Elliott and Catherine Perkins


A memorial service will be held at a later date.


For memorials, please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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