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Glenda Conner Holt / July 06, 2020

Glenda Conner Holt of Halifax died Friday, July 3, 2020 at the Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. She was born in Pittsylvania County on Feb. 24, 1952 and was 68 years old. She was the daughter of the late James Milford Conner and Ruth McGregor Conner, who survives. She was married to the late Dean Morgan Holt.

She was a member of the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church where she was the pianist and a deacon.

Mrs. Holt is survived by her mother, Ruth M. Conner of South Boston; one sister, Diane Gausby and husband John of Glen Allen, three godchildren, Meredith Weddle, Chase LaRue and Colt LaRue, and special neighbors, Troy and Sabrina LaRue.

A funeral will be held Tuesday, July 7, at 11:00 a.m. at the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Wilkins officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday, July 6, from 7-8:30 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home. For memorials please consider a charity of your choice.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Powell Cremation Services.

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