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Earl Scott Midkiff

SoVaNow.com / February 14, 2011
Earl Scott Midkiff, 77 of Halifax, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 in Midlothian. He was born Nov. 22, 1933 in Halifax and was the son of the late William Mae and Mary Guthrie Midkiff. He was the widower of Shirley Hodnett Midkiff. He was predeceased by his son, Edward Earl Midkiff and by his siblings, Louis Midkiff, Lucy Midkiff, Willie Hubert Midkiff, Else Midkiff, Gladys Crews and Dorothy Owen. He was a lifetime member of First Baptist Church of Millstone and was a retired beef cattle farmer.

Mr. Midkiff is survived by two daughters, Carolyn Harris and husband Fred of Littleton, N.C. and Judy Midkiff of Midlothian, two grandsons, Andy and wife Melissa and Kevin Harris of Greenville, N.C. and a granddaughter, Anna Midkiff of Midlothian and one great granddaughter, Chelsea Harris of Greenville.

A funeral for Mr. Midkiff was held on Sunday, Feb. 13 at First Baptist Church of Millstone. Visitation was held Saturday at Powell Funeral Home.

The family requests that those wishing to give memorials consider the First Baptist Church of Millstone, c/o Sylvia Waller, 2009 Chestnut Road, Nathalie, VA 24577 or the Halifax County Junior Livestock Show, c/o Bruce Pearce at Halifax Soil and Water Conservation, Box 247, Halifax, VA 24558. On-line condolences may be directed to http://www.powellfunerals.com.

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