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Margaret Blanks Owen

December 21, 1944 — December 11, 2023

Halifax

Margaret Blanks Owen

Margaret Blanks Owen, 78 of Halifax County passed away December 11, 2023.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on December 21, 1944 to the late Woodrow W. Blanks and the late Mollie Dunn Blanks.  She was married to the late Earl Davis Owen. 

 

Margaret was a member of Revelation Baptist Church.  She retired from Burlington Industries after many years of dedicated service.  Margaret loved her family and will be missed greatly.

 

Left to cherish her memory are:

Her Daughter

Tammy O. Conner and husband Jeff of Halifax

Two Grandchildren

Mollie Conner and Cole Conner

Two Brothers

Doug Blanks and wife Sybil of South Boston

Steve Blanks of Buffalo Junction, VA

 

***Preceded in death by***

One Son

Van D. Owen

Two Brothers

J.W. Blanks and Cecil Blanks

 

A funeral service will be held Thursday, December 14, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kevin Moen officiating. Burial to follow in Oakland Cemetery.

 

The family will receive friends Thursday, one hour prior to the service at Powell Funeral Home and other times at 3029 Bethel Rd., Halifax, VA.

 

For memorials, please consider the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.

 

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

 

Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

 

 

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Thursday, December 14, 2023

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