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Mildred Girdie Adkins Throckmorton / August 05, 2019

Mildred Girdie Adkins Throckmorton, 89, of South Boston, died Wednesday, July 31, 2019. She was born in Pittsylvania County on Sept. 23, 1929, daughter of the late Edgar Irvin Adkins and the late Willie Margaret Davis Adkins Stanley. Ms. Throckmorton was married to the late Leonard Grayson Throckmorton and was a member of Catawba Baptist Church, where she served as a Sunday school teacher and President of the WMU.

Ms. Throckmorton is survived by her children, Vicki T. Cochran of South Boston, Michele T. Crews and husband Ted of Nathalie, Leonard Grayson Throckmorton Jr. and wife Kim of South Boston; grandchildren, Mary Hodges Thomas and husband Derek of Nathalie, Thomas Grey Crews of South Boston, Leah Grey Long of Halifax and great-grandchildren, Abigail Thomas and Aidan Thomas.

She was preceded in death by siblings Rudolph Adkins and Nellie Young.

A funeral was held Saturday, Aug. 3, at 2 p.m. at Catawba Baptist Church with Rev. LeRoy Davis officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

The family received friends one hour prior to service at the church and other times at 1071 Acorn Road, Nathalie.

Memorials may be directed to a charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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