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Jean DeJarnette Watlington

September 9, 1929 — October 7, 2020

Jean DeJarnette Watlington

Jean DeJarnette Watlington of South Boston, VA passed away October 7, 2020.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on September 9, 1929 and was 91 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Fielding DeJarnette, Jr and the late Marguerite Lacy DeJarentte. She was married to the late Junius Adelbert Watlington.


She was a member of First Baptist Church, South Boston Garden Club, Little Theater and volunteered at the South Boston-Halifax County Museum.   


Jean DeJarnette Watlington is survived by:

Her Son

Nick Nichols of South Boston

Her Brother

Tommy DeJarnette (Velvet) of Martinsville

Niece and Nephew

Kathy DeJarenette of Martinsville

Fielding DeJarnette of Lynchburg


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 and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

You may view the graveside service by clicking here. 


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