Mrs. Frances “Rody” Wilborn King of Nathalie passed away Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 at the Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. She was born May 10, 1952 in Halifax County and was 68 years old. She was the daughter of the late John Thomas Wilborn and the late Mary Elizabeth Seamster Wilborn and was married to Gerald King, who survives.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Millstone.

Mrs. Frances “Rody” Wilborn King is survived by her husband, Gerald King of the home; three children, Barbara King Fallen and husband Larry of Nathalie, Angela Dawn King of Nathalie and Adam Scott King of Nathalie; seven grandchildren, Cody Grant Martin, Ashley Michelle Wells, Felicia Wells, Andrew Scott King, Shelby Nicole DeJarnette, Hanna Nicole King and Aaron “Henry” Scott King; one great grandchild, Tripp Alec Jones; two brothers, Clyde D. Wilborn and wife Anita of Scottsburg and Robert “Cotton” L. Wilborn of Nathalie; two sisters, Nancy Walker and husband Woodrow of Red House and Mary Hancock and husband Marshall of Nathalie; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two children, Joan Marie King and Kevin Scott King; three brothers, Thomas, William and Howard “Jack” Wilborn; and one sister, Annie W. Switzer.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ken Warfield officiating.

Burial will follow in the First Baptist Church of Millstone Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Powell Funeral Home and other times at her home.

For memorials consider a charity of your choice.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Powell Cremation Services, South Boston.