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Rebecca Throckmorton Whitt

Mrs. Rebecca Throckmorton Whitt of South Boston died Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Halifax Regional Hospital. 

She was born May 15, 1935 in Halifax County and was 78 years old. She was the daughter of the late Walter Throckmorton and the late Nora Vaughan Throckmorton and was married to the late Alfred Hardy Whitt. 

She was a member of Ash Avenue Baptist Church and also attended Black Walnut Baptist Church. She was a member of the W.O.W. and the Good Samaritans. 

Mrs. Rebecca Throckmorton Whitt is survived by one daughter, Shelia B. Henderson, and husband Roger of South Boston; two grandchildren, Rodney Dale Henderson of Lynchburg and Justin Henderson and wife Allison of South Boston; one great-grandchild, Summer LeAnn Henderson, of South Boston; two sisters, Eulalia Thomas, of Scottsburg and Nora Lee Whitlow and husband Alton of Clover. 

One brother, Hewill Throckmorton, preceded Mrs. Whitt in death. 

Funeral services for Mrs. Rebecca Throckmorton Whitt will be held Monday, March 3, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Black Walnut Baptist Church with the Rev. Raymond Wooten officiating. Burial will follow in the Shady Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends Sunday, March 2, 2014, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home, and other times at the home of her daughter, 2090 Cluster Springs Road, South Boston. 

For memorials, consider the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Ct., Glen Allen, VA 23060. 

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.