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Katherine Horsley Booker / February 10, 2020

Katherine Horsley Booker, age 75, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital after a lengthy and courageous struggle with cancer. She was born on Nov. 17, 1944 to the late Frank Eubank Booker, Jr. and Katherine Horsley Booker Davidson.

Ms. Booker was predeceased by her sister Mary Archer Booker Osborne and her beloved nephew Paul Cabell Osborne to whom she was devoted. She is survived by a nephew, Frank Eubank Booker IV of Athens, Ga., a niece Katherine Booker Hines of Virginia Beach, and a special friend Cynthia Bright of Colonial Heights.

Ms. Booker was an executive secretary at Philip Morris International until her retirement in 2001. After her retirement she returned to her childhood home of Halifax. She was a member of the Halifax Woman’s Club, the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America and a lifelong member of St. John’s Episcopal Church.

Services for Ms. Booker will be Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 11 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Halifax. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Those wishing to consider a memorial are asked to make a donation to the charity of their choice.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home.

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