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Willis Dudley Conner

March 22, 1939 — October 19, 2022

Willis Dudley Conner

Mr. Willis Dudley Conner of Scottsburg, VA passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at the South Boston Health and Rehab.  He was born March 22, 1939 in Halifax County, VA and was 83 years old.  He was the son of the late Arthur Henry Conner and the late Sallie Wilbourne Conner.  Willis was married first for 45 years to the late Nellie Glass Conner and then to the late Betty Francisco Conner for 16 years.


He was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church and retired from J.P. Stevens after 35 years of service.


Mr. Willis Conner is survived by:

Three Daughters

Teresa Brooks of Scottsburg

Dawn Rolfe and husband Raymond of Scottsburg

Wendy Casen of Mt. Laurel

Five Grandchildren

Joshua Brooks, Nathan Rolfe, Rayven Rolfe, Abby Casen, Cody Casen

One Great-grandchild

Delilah Cannady

Two Stepchildren

Karen Yeaman and Husband Harry

Kevin Francisco and Wife Margo

Eight Step Grandchildren


Preceded in death by

Seven Siblings

Step daughter – Kimberly Newby


Graveside funeral services will be held Saturday, October 22, 2022, at 11:00 AM at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Kevin Moen officiating.


The family will receive friends at the cemetery, immediately following the service and other times at his home.


For memorials please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


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

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Past Services

Graveside Service

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery

4198 Bethel Rd, Scottsburg, VA 24589

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