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Shevery Dean Conner

May 7, 1940 — March 6, 2019

Shevery Dean Conner

Shevery “Deana” Hazelwood Conner of Alton, VA passed away March 6, 2019.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on May 7, 1940 and was 78 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Tom Owen Hazelwood and the late Sarah Tuck King. She was married to the late John S. Conner.


She attended New Covenant Worship Center.  


Shevery “Deana” Conner is survived by:

Her Children

Ann H. Martin

Gina H. Holbrook

Michael Hazelwood

Sara “Liz” Hazelwood and Mary


David Martin (Christen), Maranda Martin-Walker (Doug), Ricky Martin Jr., Stephanie Crews (Harold), Leslie Carson, Misty Holbrook, Michael Holbrook (Kalinda), Dwayne Hazelwood, Jessica High (Henry), Josh Phelps, Tiffany Towler (Landon), Kathy Brittingham, Crystal Peatross (Andy), Miracle Brittingham, Robin Sams and Chris Borst

Thirty-one Great Grandchildren


Walter Bobby Hazelwood (Eugenia), George King, Ricky Hazelwood, John Hazelwood, Polly H. Dyer (Billy), Carrie H. Sadler (Holt), and Cindy H. Burton

Host of Nieces and Nephews


Betty Handler

***Preceded in death by***

Her first husband

Frank Daniel


Tom Hazelwood, Elaine Hazelwood, and Ellalorine Hazelwood


A graveside service will be held Sunday, March 10, 2019 at Ebenezer Mennonite Church Cemetery at 2:00 P.M. with the Rev. Mark Boyd officiating.


The family will receive friends Saturday, March 9 from 7:00 until 8:30 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home and other times at her home, 8050 Huell Matthews Hwy, South Boston, 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, March 9, 2019

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

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Graveside Service

Sunday, March 10, 2019

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