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Valeria Whitt Conner

August 25, 1929 — January 6, 2021

Valeria Whitt Conner

Valeria Whitt Conner of Scottsburg, VA passed away January 6, 2021.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on August 25, 1929 and was 91 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Oscar Whitt and the late Gladys Warren Long Whitt. She was married to the late Joseph Hagood Conner, Sr.


She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, where she kept the nursery. Valeria also was the Cafeteria Manager at Scottsburg Elementary for twenty-seven years. She enjoyed cooking, quilting, knitting, crocheting, and bowling.  She and Joe followed the kids, grandkids, great grandkids to thousands of ballgames. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and dear friend.


Valeria W. Conner is survived by:

Her Sons

Joseph H. Conner, Jr. of South Boston

Tony L. Conner and wife Florence of Halifax

Doug Conner and wife Brenda of Scottsburg

Adopted Son

Sam Fisher and wife Pat of Halifax

Eight Grandchildren

Joe Conner III (Tiffany) of Richmond, Kevin Conner (Erica) of Christiansburg, Ryan Conner (Raquel)of Durham, NC, Brandi Abbott (Rob) of Halifax, Chad Conner (Lindsey) of Halifax, Lindy Satterfield (Paige) of Clarksville,

Adam Conner (Patricia) of Scottsburg, and Matt Conner (Michelle) of Halifax

Eighteen Great Grandchildren

Joseph and Wesley Conner, Spencer, Gracie and Mila Conner, Hannah and Conner Abbott, Cade and Cole Conner, Miranda, Erin Grace Satterfield, Addison and Sydney Conner, Brody and Rylee Conner, Madison, Rally, and Oakley Williams
One great- great grandchild
Berkley Duffer

Her Sister

Venetia W. Stebbins

Nieces and Nephews

Tracy Stebbins Smith of South Boston, Charlene Beaver and Blake Whitt of Roxboro, NC and Mike Whitt of Scottsburg

Special Friend

Georgia Ann High


***Preceded in death by***

Brother, William Logan Whitt

Brother-in-law, Ned Stebbins


A graveside service will be held Sunday, January 10, 2021 at 3:00 P.M. at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Tony Brooks, Rev. Kevin Moen and Rev. Andrew Son officiating. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, we recommend the wearing of face masks and social distancing. The service will be livestreamed via Powell Funeral Home’s Facebook page.


For memorials, please consider Bethel Baptist Church, 4198 Bethel Rd., Scottsburg, VA 24598.


Online condolences may be directed to


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

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Graveside Service

Sunday, January 10, 2021

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery

4198 Bethel Rd, Scottsburg, VA 24589

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