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Richard "Dickie" Vernon Brizendine, Sr.

March 29, 1935 — February 4, 2020

Richard "Dickie" Vernon Brizendine, Sr.

Richard V. “Dickie Brizendine, Sr. of Nathalie, VA passed away February 4, 2020.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on March 29, 1935 and was 84 years old. He was the son of the late Frank William Brizendine, Sr. and the late Martha Ada Rice Brizendine. He was married to the late Lynda Crews Brizendine.


He was a member of First Baptist Church of Republican Grove.  Dickie was an avid fisherman, hunter and loved playing horseshoes.


Richard V. “Dickie” Brizendine, Sr.  is survived by:

His Son

Richard V. Brizendine, Jr. and wife Rhonda of Scottsburg

His Daughter

Martha L. Brizendine of Nathalie

Three Grandchildren

Michael Brizendine (Donna) of Alton, VA

Travis Mullins (Leslie) of Wake Forest, NC

Laurie Mullins (Andrew) of Kannapolis, NC

Four Great Grandchildren

Madelynn Davis, Bailey, Hank, and Kimmy Brizendine

Five Nieces and Nephews

Bobby Brizendine, Brenda Womack, Linda Waller, Danny Brizendine and Pam Vernon

Host of extended family

Special thanks to his caregivers, Barbara Fallen and Teresa Anderson


***Preceded in death by***

His First Wife

Annie Marie Davis Brizendine


Frank W. Brizendine, Jr., Lacy M. Brizendine, Jessie E. Brizendine and Bennie E. Brizendine


A funeral service will be held Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church of Republican Grove with the Pastor Zak Ford officiating. Burial to follow in church cemetery.


The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall.


Flowers are welcomed, however, those wishing to give to charity please consider North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department, 4201 Leda Grove Rd., Nathalie, VA 24577.


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

Funeral Service

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

First Baptist Church of Republican Grove

4210 Leda Grove Rd, Nathalie, VA 24577

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