Betty Francisco Conner of Scottsburg passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law in Hampton.

Paul Bates, 78, of South Boston passed away on the first day of autumn.

Mary Hines Parker, 90, of Nathalie passed away Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal.

Garnett Riddle transitioned to his heavenly home to be with our Lord on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, after a period of declining health.

Joyce Strong, faithful wife, and loving mother to three children, passed away at age 88. She was born on Dec. 30, 1931, in the town of Robersonville, North Carolina to Charles Johnson and Virginia Bailey. She and her first husband, Charles Eddinger, raised three children, Teresa, Stephen and…

Mrs. Ethel Lee Beverly Hall, 84, of Virgilina entered eternal rest on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital, South Boston.

Mrs. Lena Betterton Saunders of Halifax passed away Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at Sentara Woodview Nursing Home.

Ms. Daisy Barnett of South Boston died Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, at the age of 81.

Mrs. Mildred Davis Bostick of Halifax died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at the age of 93.

Joyce Strong, faithful wife and loving mother to three children, passed away at age 88.

Mrs. Shirley Jean Carr Gentry of South Boston passed away Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, at the South Boston Health and Rehab.

Mrs. Gracie Younger Terry of Bold Springs Road, South Boston, died Thursday, Nov. 19 at Sentara Woodview at the age of 96.

Mr. Robert Lee Green of Scottsburg died on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 97.

Mr. Roy Gerald Lowery of Ramble Road went to his Heavenly home on Saturday, Nov, 21, 2020, at the age of 72.

Mr. Paul Burns III of River Road, South Boston, died Saturday, Nov. 21 at Sentara Woodview at the age of 76.

Ruby Elizabeth Manning, wife of the late Edward Manning, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, at the age of 83.

Mr. James A. Miller of Nathalie died on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, at Woodview Nursing Home.

Stephen Jackson Sams of South Boston passed away Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. He was born in Elizabethton, Tennessee on May 29, 1940 and was 80 years of age. He was the son of the late Earl Chase Sams and the late Nell Harrison Sams. He was married to Judy Stitt Sams (formerly of Elizabethton, Ten…

Mrs. Ruth Olivia Medley of South Boston died Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, at Johnston-Willis Hospital in Richmond at the age of 80.

Mrs. Amelia Walton Hamilton of South Boston died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in her home, at the age of 87.

Mrs. Sarah Ellen Brown Baldwin of South Boston died Tuesday, Nov. 11, at Sentara Woodview at the age of 95.

Gladys Reaves Pool, wife of the late John William Pool, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, at the age of 89.

Mr. Adron Franklin Cole, age 69, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in South Boston.

Mrs. Annie “Tillie” Kate Hudson Wyatt of Clinton, Maryland, formerly of Halifax County, died Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Maryland at the age of 87.

Wayne Preston Conner of Scottsburg passed away Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. He was born in Halifax County on Feb. 13, 1941 and was 79 years of age. He was the son of the late Everett F. Conner and the late Ellie Saunders Conner.

Joanna Louise Hollars of South Boston passed away Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. She was born in Alamance County, North Carolina on April 6, 1970 and was 50 years of age. She was the daughter of Wanda Fay Harwood Hollars and the late Frank Hollars.

Deacon Sterling L. Slayton, 79, of 5066 Buffalo Road, Long Island, departed this life on Sunday morning, Nov. 8, 2020, at his residence.

Mr. Roosevelt Owen Stone of Hitesburg Church Road passed away on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, at the age of 79. He was born in Granville County, North Carolina on April 27, 1941 to Andrew Haley Stone and Bessie Wilkins Stone. He was married to Judy Morris Stone for 57 years.

Nell Marie Brown, 76, of Halifax, a former employee and caregiver in Halifax County, departed this life unexpectedly on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, at her home.

Mr. Leonard Lee Wilbourn of South Boston passed away on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, at the age of 90.

Raymond Lavelle Poindexter Jr., 57, of 804 South Long Drive, Rockingham, North Carolina, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 at Pruitt Health in Rockingham, North Carolina.

Mrs. Mary “Joan” Throckmorton Poole, widow of Ira Walton Poole, passed away at her home on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, at the age of 76.

Ms. Geneva “Genny” Epps passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, at the age of 93. She was born in Halifax County on Nov. 10, 1926, to the late Charlie H. Epps and the late Lillian Hall Epps.

Daisy Jones Turbeville of Riverdale Drive, South Boston, died on Wednesday, Nov. 4 at Sentara Woodview at the age of 80.

Ms. Annie F. Chism of Watkins Avenue, South Boston, died on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, at the Woodview Nursing Home at the age of 93.

Mrs. Mildred Henderson Solomon passed away on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, at the age of 95. She was born in Halifax County on June 7, 1925 to the late Walker and Maude McSherry Henderson and was married to the late Ernest Lawson Solomon.

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