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James L. Kidd, 78

POWHATAN, April 16 – James L. Kidd, 78, of Powhatan, formerly of Nelson County, went home to be with the Lord on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2009.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Jean T. Kidd; five children, Dale Kidd (Robin) of Dalton, GA, Beverly Flournoy (James) of Richmond, Paul Kidd (Lynette) of Fayetteville, GA, Naomi Golding (Karl) of Midlothian, and Barbara Bruno (Scott) of Livingston, NY; brother, Kenneth Kidd (Frances) of Afton; sister-in-law, Ann Kidd of Crab Orchard, TN; 12 grand-children; five great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Kidd served four years in the Air Force; drove for Mason Dixon Truck Co. for 25 years; worked for the Virginia Dept. of Transportation for 10 years; and was a long-time member of Branches Baptist Church, Open Door Baptist Church, and Mt. Moriah Baptist Church.

Funeral services were held Wednesday in the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Powhatan. Interment was in Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Amelia.

Donations may be made to Hospice of Virginia.

Bennett & Barden Funeral Home, Powhatan, served the family.