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Joan Florence Whitt

August 31, 1941 — January 6, 2021

Joan Florence Whitt

Joan Florence Whitt of Nathalie, VA passed away January 6, 2021.  She was born in White Plains, NY on August 31, 1941 and was 79 years of age. She was the daughter of the late John B. Whitt, Sr. and the late Florine Pierce Whitt.


She attended Beth Car Baptist Church. Joan was a member in the Virginia Farm Bureau Women’s Committee, Halifax Woman’s Club, Southside Master Gardener Association, Herb Club, Halifax County Historical Society, Berryman Green Chapter of D.A.R., volunteered with Crossing of the Dan and was active member of the Y.M.C.A. and a Sentara Halifax Hospital Volunteer.


Joan Florence Whitt is survived by:

Her Cousins

Mary D. Dalman of Zeeland, MI

Agnes Gregory of Halifax

Host of extended family and friends

Special Friends

John T. and Vicentia Jennings of Nathalie

Wayne D. Jennings of Nathalie

Bob and Nancy Naujelis of Forest, VA


***Preceded in death by***

Her Brother

John R. Whitt, Jr.


A graveside service will be held Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at Liberty Christian Church Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Eldridge Cullum officiating. The service will be livestreamed via Powell Funeral Home’s Facebook page.


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.

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Past Services

Graveside Service

Saturday, January 9, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Liberty Christian Church Cemetery

Liberty Rd, REPUBLICN GRV, VA 24577

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