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William Diberal Mills, III

July 30, 1957 — December 24, 2023

William Diberal Mills, III


Mr. William D. Mills, III of Nathalie, VA passed away Saturday, December 24, 2023.  He was born July 30, 1957 in Halifax County, VA and was 66 years old.  He was the son of the late Rev. William “Dib” Mills, Jr. and the late Mattie Sue Cole Mills.


He was a member of the Hunting Creek Baptist Church and a U.S. Army veteran who served for 13 years. 


Mr. William D. Mills, III is survived by:

One Daughter

Jennifer Mills of Halifax

One Son

Brandon Mills (Wendy) of Scottsburg

Three Grandchildren

Tristyn Owen, Ava Mills and Jesse Mills

One Sister

Wanda Anderson (Jimmy) of Clover

One Brother

Warren Mills (Bonnie) of Gretna, VA

***Preceded in death by***

One son, Scott Mills

One granddaughter, Madelyn Owen


A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.


For memorials, please consider the Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558.


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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