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Jean Wilmouth Wilborn / October 07, 2021

Jean Wilmouth Wilborn, of South Boston, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021. She was born in Halifax County on Sept. 23, 1940, daughter of the late William Craddock Wilmouth and the late Edna Hodnett Ragsdale. She was married to her devoted husband, Robert “Bobby” Mitchell Wilborn, for 60 years.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Wilborn is survived by one daughter, Amy Wilborn Rice and son-in-law Roger D. Rice, of South Boston; two granddaughters, Bayless L.C. Snead of Firestone, Colo., and Jillian O.M. Snead of Los Angeles; two sisters, Kitty Burgess of Lynchburg and Shirley Green of South Boston.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, W.C. Wilmouth, Jr., James T. Wilmouth and Wayne L. Wilmouth.

The family of Mrs. Wilborn will privately celebrate her life.

Memorials may be directed to the Virginia Bluebird Society, 726 William Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401 or the South Boston Fire Department, 801 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home.

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