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Nancy Perkins Conner

November 17, 1946 — November 11, 2023

Vernon Hill

Nancy Perkins Conner


Nancy Perkins Conner

Nancy Perkins Conner, a beloved member of her community in Vernon Hill, VA, sadly passed away on November 11, 2023. She leaves behind cherished memories and a legacy that will forever live on in the hearts of those who knew her. Born on November 17, 1946, in Halifax County, to the late Jeff and Lizzy Perkins, Nancy was an embodiment of grace and compassion. Throughout her life, Nancy's unwavering commitment to both her career and family showcased her extraordinary character. After retiring from Burlington, where she dedicated countless years of hard work, Nancy's nurturing spirit led her to become a trusted childcare provider. Nancy's gentle soul found solace in her faith as she was a lifelong member of Pleasant Grove Christian Church. Her unwavering devotion to God and the church community offered guidance and comfort to those around her. Additionally, Nancy attended Oak Level Presbyterian Church where she cultivated friendships rooted in shared values and profound spirituality. Nancy was fond of her crossword puzzles, lottery tickets, classic T.V., and her flowers. Nancy will be deeply missed by her family, friends, and community.


Survived By

Her Daughters

Tracey Conner of Vernon Hill

Patricia C. Matthews (Scott) of Halifax

Her Son

Willie T. Conner Jr. of Vernon Hill

Her Honorary Children

Jacob, Taylor, Kamryn, Madison, Hannah, Liam, and Ethan

Her Nieces and Nephews, and their families, whom she dearly loved

Boo, Betsy, Tony, Becky, Janice, Lisa, and Susan


*Preceded in Death By*


Willie Thomas Conner Sr.


Jess Harper Adams


Kat (Kathryn Perkins)

Sis (Henrietta Elliott)


Tom (James Perkins)


Mike Perkins

Great Nephew

Jason Smith


A funeral service will be held Tuesday, November 14th 2023 1:00 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ron McCracken officiating. Burial will follow at the Pleasant Grove Christian Church Cemetery. A visitation will be held at Powell Funeral Home the night prior, Monday, November 13th from 7:00-8:30 P.M.. Arrangements are entrusted to Powell Funeral Home, Inc. and online condolences may be directed to


For Memorials Please consider:

Halifax County Cancer Association

PO Box 1891 S Main St, Halifax, VA 24558


Sentara Halifax Hospice

2220 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, Va 24592

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Past Services


Monday, November 13, 2023

7:00 - 8:30 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Ends at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pleasant Grove Christian Church

2154 Pleasant Grove Rd, Halifax, VA 24558

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