Dean Robert Pulisciano of Alton passed away Sept. 13, 2021 while traveling. He was born in New Haven, Connecticut on March 9, 1960 and was 61 years of age. He was the son of Dorothy Burns Pulisciano and the late Dominic Pulisciano. He was married to the late Diana Pulisciano.

Thomas Dickerson Coates of Crewe passed away Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. He was born in Halifax County on Aug. 15, 1940 and was 81 years of age. He was the son of the late Cabell Thomas Coates and the late Thelma Hudson Coates. He was married to Sharon Blevins “Sherry” Coates who survives.

Robert Nelson Conner, also known as “Bob” or “Bobby,” passed away on Sept. 16, 2021, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.

Jordan Ashley Ross went to meet Jesus on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, at the age of 17 years young.  

Mrs. Henrietta Dunn Webb of South Boston died on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at the age of 80. 

Wayne Randolph Lewis, husband of Patricia Dixon Lewis, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at the age of 73. Born in Victoria, on May 27, 1948, he was the son of the late Hugo and Louise Ashworth Lewis. Wayne was retired from GMW. He enjoyed fishing, being outdoors and will be remembere…

Larry James Saunders Sr., 71, of Virgilina, passed away peacefully on Sept. 18, 2021, surrounded by his family.

Bruce Allen Wade, 86, went to meet Jesus on Sept. 20, 2021. He was born Sept. 12, 1935 in Halifax County, a son of the late Joseph Eldridge Wade and the late Mary Francis Wade. He was married to Jackie Anderson Wade, who survives. They celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary in July. 

Kathryn Terry Wilson, born Dec. 9, 1929 in Pittsylvania County, passed away Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. She was a graduate of Longwood University (BS and Masters) and taught math 30+ years beginning in Franklin County and Dan River School district right out of college, and then taught at Halifax…

Mrs. Beth Robyn Eisenstein Collier of Nathalie passed away on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. She was born June 18, 1957 in Brooklyn, New York and was 64 years old. She was the daughter of the late Morton Melvin Eisenstein and the late Estelle Ruth Eisenstein …

Wayne Randolph Lewis, husband of Patricia Dixon Lewis, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at the age of 73. Born in Victoria, on May 27, 1948, he was the son of the late Hugo and Louise Ashworth Lewis. Wayne was retired from GMW. He enjoyed fishing, being outdoors and will be remembere…

John Venable “Red” Simmons Sr. of South Boston passed away Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. He was born in Halifax on Feb. 15, 1929 and was 92 years of age. He was the son of the late John Joseph Simmons and the late Lucille Long Simmons. He was married to the late Ida Upton Puryear Simmons.

Gary John LaPorte Jr. of Nathalie passed away Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. He was born in Portsmouth on May 21, 1966 and was 55 years of age. He was the son of Gaylene Smith and the late Gary John LaPorte Sr.

Valrie Covington Loftis of South Boston went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at the age of 75. She was born in Halifax County on March 16, 1946, to the late Benton and Helen Roberson Covington.

Corinne Lloyd Williams, 92, passed away on Aug. 18, 2021 at Commonwealth Senior Living facility in South Boston. She was the wife of the late John R. Williams Jr. with whom she shared 37 years of marriage. 

Mr. John Lindsey Clark died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at the age of 65.

Mahalia Diona Townes, 26 of Clarksville sadly departed this life on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. She was born in Nov. 1994. She attended Mecklenburg County schools, yet she’s a 2013 graduate of Halifax County High School.  

Ms. Lucy Williams Norwood died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, at the age of 88.

Barbara Ann Coleman transitioned peacefully to be with the Lord on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland. Barbara was born on May 21, 1951, in Halifax County to Clauden Callands Dixon and the late Rev. Charles William Dixon. 

Christian Cody of South Boston passed away Sunday, Sept. 11, 2021. He was born in Long Island, New York on June 27, 1995, and was 26 years of age. He was the son of Thomas E. Cody Jr. and Deborah Vanella Cody.

Katherine Marie Pool Conner passed away on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at Roman Eagle Rehabilitation and Health Care.

Alice Crute Glass, 88, of Walstonburg, North Carolina, became absent from the body and present with the Lord, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, at Goldsboro Assisted Living in Goldsboro, North Carolina.

Harold C. Hamlett of Aylett passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at the age of 84.

Mrs. Patricia Woody Fields of Nathalie passed away Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, at the Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital.

Mrs. Mollie Ann Logan Irvin, of Richmond passed away on Monday, Sept. 6, 2021, at the home of her daughter, Ms. Aleta of Bristow.

Ms. Janice Shaleen Fitzgerald formerly of Halifax died in Richmond on Sunday, Sept. 5 at the age of 69.

Paul “Bill” Edwin Tucker of 4069 Rock Barn Road, Long Island, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, at his daughter’s residence.

TSGT, Retired James L. (Sonny) Easley Sr. answered the call home on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News. He was born to the late Arthur and Mary Emma Easley Sr. on March 9, 1934 in Halifax County.

Akiya Melee Guill of South Boston passed away Sept. 5, 2021. She was born in Halifax County on Jan. 12, 1999 and was 22 years of age. She was the daughter of the Melissa Ann Tuck and the late Avery Thomas Guill. Akiya loved fishing and sports.

Mrs. Julia Macon Britton died on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, at the age of 99.

Jacqueline Chappell Tillery gained her wings Aug. 27, 2021. She was born Oct. 10, 1960 in South Boston.

Mrs. Bernice Dalton Thompson of South Boston passed away Sept. 6, 2021 at the Berry Hill Health and Rehab. She was born in Halifax County on Sept. 4, 1929 and was 92 years old. She was the daughter of the late Robert Lee Dalton and the late Lucille Clay Dalton and was married to the late Cha…

Rosetta Carver Oldham, 88, of Goldston, North Carolina passed away on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, surrounded by her loved ones at her home in Goldston.

Mrs. Vida Marsha Logan Simpkins of Chesapeake, formerly of Halifax County, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at the age of 60.

Mr. Sherman Ferrell of South Boston died on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at the age of 69.

Mr. Lee Roy “Skeeter” Lloyd Jr. of Mt. Laurel passed away Sept. 6, 2021. He was born in Halifax County on Oct. 1, 1945 and was 75 years of age. He was the son of the late Lee Roy Lloyd Sr. and the late Florence Harper Wilmouth. He was married to Betty Sue Conner Lloyd who survives.

Mr. James Edward Sadler of South Boston passed away Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital.

Mrs. Muriel Palmer Tune of Vernon Hill passed away on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, at her home.

Rosetta Martin Griffin of Randolph passed away Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021. She was born in Halifax County on Oct. 18, 1925 and was 95 years of age. She was the daughter of the late John Clem Martin and the late Louise Powell Martin. She was married to the late Willis Pete Griffin.

Kenneth Wayne Conner of Halifax County passed away Sept. 1, 2021. He was born in Halifax County on Jan. 24, 1963 and was 58 years of age. He was the son of the late Robert Strange and the late Elsie Mae Conner.

Mrs. Lillie Mae Irby Womack passed away at her home on Wednesday, Sept.1, 2021, at the age of 72. Born in Person County, North Carolina on Jan. 8, 1949, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Barbara Bowes Irby. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Larry Wilson Womack.

Charles Edmund Peck, age 71, of Halifax passed away on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in New Haven, Connecticut on Feb. 19, 1950.

Mrs. Beatrice Pruitt Fourqurean passed away peacefully at VCU in Richmond on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, at the age of 76. Born in North Carolina on Jan. 31, 1945, she was the daughter of the late James and Viola Pruitt and was married to William Thomas Fourqurean.

Mr. Eddie Mitchell Powell of South Boston passed away at the home of his son Jeff and Michele Powell of Alton with them by his side on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021.

Ms. Mary Yvonne Senior of Virgilina, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, at the age of 83.

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