Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Barksdale Gunter passed away at Sentara Woodview on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 at the age of 90. Mary was born on May 8, 1930 to the late Edward Norman Barksdale and the late Carrie Bullington Barksdale on the family tobacco farm near Gretna. As a young adult she left home…
Cecil Darius Snead of South Boston passed away Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. He was born in Halifax County on Oct. 14, 1949 and was 70 years of age. He was the son of Violet Ebbert Snead and the late Otis Bowie Snead Jr. He was married to Rachel Hatcher Snead, who survives.
Mr. Benjamin Snead “Ben” Tuck of Virgilina passed away on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at the age of 40. Born on Oct. 27, 1979, he was the son of the late Wilson Lane Tuck and the late Joan Wilbourne Tuck.
Mrs. Barbara Conner Newcomb of Clover went to her heavenly home on Sept. 14, 2020 at the age of 74. She was born on Oct. 28, 1945 to the late Frank G. Conner and the late Hannah Clay Conner Hudson and was the widow of Glenn N. Newcomb.
Roger H. (Sonny) Suddith Jr. passed away on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Point Arena, California, at 90 years of age after contracting the coronavirus. He was born Dec. 11, 1929 in Nathalie to the late Roger H. Suddith Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Irby Suddith. After growing up in Halifax, Sonny jo…
Karen Denise Hughes of Vernon Hill passed away Sept. 9, 2020. She was born in Halifax County on May 5, 1965 and was 55 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Margie Jean Monroe and Jimmy Hughes (Sue) who survive.
Mrs. Mattie Snead Throckmorton of Clover passed away Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 at the Woodview Nursing Home. She was born Jan. 10, 1921 in Halifax County, VA and was 99 years old. She was the daughter of the late Jack Holcolm Snead and the late Pearl Crenshaw Snead and was married to the late…
Reverend Dr. Elton Theauther Medley of Colonial Road, Virginia Beach and formerly of Halifax County died Tuesday, Sept. 8 at Sentara Virginia Beach Hospital in Virginia Beach at the age of 73.
Mr. Frederick Hawkins “Freddie” Seamster passed away at his residence on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. He was born on Dec. 21, 1947 to the late John Wesley Seamster Sr. and the late Ruth Hawkins Seamster.
Jeanette Noblin Long of Danville went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at the age of 80. She was born on April 4, 1940, to the late Lois Inez Yeatts Noblin and the late John Richard Noblin in Halifax. She was predeceased by her husband Ray Owen Long.
Edwin Daniel Heath Sr., 90, passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020. Born in Clover on Nov. 5, 1929, “Pop” was married to Virginia Young in 1950 until her death in 1996.
Steven William Watts passed away on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020 at the age of 69 at his home surrounded by family and friends. He was the son of John Harvey Watts and Fannie Conner Watts who made their home in Cluster Springs.
Ms. Louise Hudson Waskey of South Boston passed away Aug. 26, 2020. She was born in Halifax County on Feb. 21, 1950 and was 70 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Fletcher Wayne Hudson and the late Etta Conner Hudson.
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…
Mr. Irvin Ray Tillotson of Buffalo Junction passed away Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020 at the age of 80. Born on Jan. 21, 1940 he was the son of the late Lurie Chaffus and Hallie Hite Tillotson and was married to the late Shirley Wilson Tillotson.
Dorothy Davis Hudson Childress of Scottsburg passed away Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. She was born in Durham, North Carolina on Oct. 25, 1942 and was 77 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Columbus Colin Davis and the late Virginia Parrish Davis. She was married to the late Winfred C…
James Ewell Farmer Sr. of Vernon Hill passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. He was born in Halifax County on April 2, 1946 and was 74 years of age. He was the son of the late Maynard Ewell Farmer and the late Evelyn Hall Farmer. He was married Jean Price Farmer, who survives.
Mr. John Wayne Wilson, husband of Carolyn Davis Wilson, of South Boston passed away on Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 at the age of 76. He was born in Halifax County on May 26, 1944 the son of the late Johnny R. Wilson and the late Mary Pool Knott.
Thelma Daniel Davis of Vernon Hill passed away Aug. 20, 2020. She was born in Halifax County on Oct. 29, 1928 and was 91 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Wesley L. “Buck” Daniel and the late Lottie V. Terry Daniel. She was married to the late Orey Kent Davis.
Clara Lowery Puryear, wife of Thomas F. Puryear Jr., passed away Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, at the age of 80. She was born in Person County, North Carolina on Feb. 14, 1940 to the late Edith Tuck Lowery and the late Clement Hayes Lowery Sr.
Mr. Charlie Lewis Robertson “Rock,” age 62 of Nathalie, passed away on Aug. 17, 2020 at his residence. He was the son of the late Louise Walker and was adopted by Charlie L. Robertson Sr. and Myrtle L. Chaney Robertson.
Mrs. Marie Fisher Austin, age 83 of Nathalie, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, in Roanoke. She was born in Halifax County on Jan. 1, 1937 to the late Eileen Peak and Odell Fisher.
Gracie Newton Compton of Scottsburg passed away Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020. She was born in Halifax County on Oct. 30, 1921 and was 98 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Frank Walker Newton and the late Mary Susan Terry Newton. She was married to the late Hansen Wilson “Booster” Com…