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Priscilla Warren Franklin

December 8, 1942 — April 10, 2021

Priscilla Warren Franklin

Mrs. Priscilla Warren Franklin of South Boston, VA passed away April 10, 2021 at the Danville Regional Medical Center.  She was born December 8, 1942 in Halifax County, VA and was 78 years old.  She was the daughter of the late Arthur Clyde Warren and the late Mildred Talbott Warren and was married for 60 years to David Belt Franklin, who survives.


She was a member of the Harmony United Methodist Church and retired from Schewels Furniture Company where she was the credit manager.


Mrs. Priscilla Warren Franklin is survived by:

Her Husband of 60 years

David Belt Franklin of South Boston

One Daughter

Amanda Franklin Penzer and husband Chris of Summerfield, NC

Two Grandchildren

Hunter and Taylor Penzer of Charlotte, NC

One Sister

Carol Warren Thomas of Halifax

One sister-in-Law

Carolyn Franklin Parrett and husband Charles of South Boston

Many beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and friends

***Preceded in death by***

One son, Anthony David “Tony” Franklin

One granddaughter, Cathryn “Katie” Franklin

One great-granddaughter, Toni L. Franklin

Five sisters, Elwyn W. Owen, Edith W. “ Helen”  Eck, Frances W. Baker, Barbara A. Warren and Jennifer W. Gregory


A Celebration of Life Service will be held Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at the Halifax Memorial Gardens Gazebo Chapel with the Rev. Don Bryant officiating.  In keeping with CDC guidelines social distancing and facemasks are recommended.  The funeral will be livestreamed on Powell Funeral Home Facebook page.


The family will receive friends immediately following the service.


For memorials, please consider the Halifax County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 183, South Boston, VA 24592.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Powell Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592   

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