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Mildred Girdie Adkins Throckmorton

September 23, 1929 — July 31, 2019

Mildred Girdie Adkins Throckmorton

Mildred Girdie Adkins Throckmorton of South Boston, VA passed away July 31, 2019.  She was born in Pittsylvania County on September 23, 1929 and was 89 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Edgar Irvin Adkins and the late Willie Margaret Davis Adkins Stanley. She was married to the late Leonard Grayson Throckmorton.


She was a member of Catawba Baptist Church where she served as a Sunday School teacher and President of the WMU.  


Mildred Girdie A. Throckmorton is survived by:

Her Children

Vicki T. Cochran of South Boston

Michele T. Crews and husband Ted of Nathalie

Leonard Grayson Throckmorton, Jr. and wife Kim of South Boston


Mary Hodges Thomas and husband Derek of Nathalie

Thomas Grey Crews of South Boston

Leah Grey Long of Halifax

Great Grandchildren

Abigail Thomas and Aidan Thomas


***Preceded in death by***


Rudolph Adkins and Nellie Young


A funeral service will be held Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Catawba Baptist Church with the Rev. LeRoy Davis officiating. Burial to follow in church cemetery.


The family will receive friends Saturday, one hour prior to the service at the church and other times at her home, 1071 Acorn Rd., Nathalie, VA.


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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Saturday, August 3, 2019

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

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