Lawrence Wayne Melton Sr., age 87, of 7388 Dirgie Mine Road, Roxboro, North Carolina, died Thursday afternoon, Jan. 26, 2023, at Roxboro Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center.

Mr. Willie Lee McKinney of Halifax passed away on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023.

Joan Akers Owens, 93, of South Boston passed away peacefully on Jan. 25, 2023.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Florence Kell Martin on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023.

Karen Stanford Shelton of South Boston, cherished wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend, passed away peacefully in her home on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023. She was 79.

David Lee Diamond of Clarksville passed away Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023.

Patricia Ann (Boone) Peters, daughter of Josiah Harold Boone and Mary Pearl (Johnson) Boone, was born Aug. 13, 1949, in Rocky Mount. Mom went home to be with Jesus on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, surrounded by her family in her home.

Ms. Ida Christine Young of Virgilina, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, at the age of 98.

Mr. Charlie McDonald Wylie of South Boston died Nov. 23, 2022, at the age of 65.

James Allen Holt passed away on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023.

With the heaviest of hearts we announce the passing of Helen Long Watts, our sweet and loving mother.

Deacon Peter Eugene Fallen Jr. of South Boston died Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, at the age of 73.

Mr. Earl Coolidge “Speed” Powell of Meadville Road died Sunday, January 15, 2023, at the age of 95.

Stephen Everett Clark, 69, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, at Duke Hospital.

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Barbara Snodgrass Cage of Halifax died peacefully at her home on Jan. 18, 2023, after a brief illness due to a fall and surgery.   

Edna Marie Norwood Phillips of South Boston passed away on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, at the age of 83. 

Karen Marcella Daniel, 57, daughter of Willie Murl Davis Daniel and the late William Keister Daniel Jr., born on Dec. 10, 1965, in South Boston, departed this life on Monday, Dec. 26, 2022, in Rockville, Maryland.

Mrs. Frances Richardson Cole of Cluster Springs passed away on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, at the age of 98, and was reunited with her loving husband of 79 years, Robert Cornelius Cole, who passed 18 days prior to Frances. 

Mrs. Gladys Louise Holt of South Boston died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, at the age of 90.

Wilma Tuck Newton, 91 of Ringgold died on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, after several years of declining health. She was born in Virgilina on Sept. 25, 1931, to Norman and Sarah Glascock Tuck.

Mr. Harold Daniel Hill of Vernon Hill entered eternal rest on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, at his home at the age of 67.

Mr. D’Andre James Carpenter of South Boston and formerly of Richmond died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 27.

Mr. Joe Louis Lester of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and formerly of Halifax County died on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023 at the age of 73.

Percy Mae Moore Crews, devoted wife, mother, and friend to many, passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023.

Dale Bowen James of Clarksville passed away on Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, at the age of 60.

Carolyn Ann Fisher Waller, 76, of Farmville passed away Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, at South Boston Health and Rehab Center.

On the morning of Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, Cathy Scheier Younger passed away at the age of 74 after battling Alzheimer’s for many years.

Frances Anderson Taylor of Halifax passed away early on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, at the age of 87.

Marvin Douglas Crew passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, at the age of 75 at Henrico Doctors Hospital in Richmond.

Trey Owen Satterfield of Havre de Grace, Maryland, passed away Monday, Jan. 2, 2023.

George Raymond Crews Jr., 77, passed away on Monday, Dec. 19, 2022, surrounded by loved ones.

Frances Walker Hill was born on July 29, 1934 in (“New Light”) Anderson, South Carolina, to Earlene Walker and raised by her grandmother, Janie Walker Grate. 

Mrs. Rosetta Johnson died on Friday, Dec. 30, 2022, at the age of 96. 

On Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, our gracious Lord called into everlasting life our beloved the Rev. Jefferson Irby Goode. Affectionately known as “Jeff,” the Rev. Goode was born on Oct. 1, 1930, in Sutherlin to the late Reuben H. Goode Sr. and the late Viola Richardson Goode.

Mrs. Lena Revis Bradley Logan of Nathalie died on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2022, in Lynchburg at the age of 89.

Linda Francis Ford of Alton passed away Monday, Dec. 26, 2022, at the age of 75.

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