Teresa McNeely Hildebrandt, 61, of Shelby, North Carolina, died Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at Hospice of Wendover, Shelby.

Jethro Wallace Guerrant of Boydton, husband of Mary Dunn Guerrant, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at the age of 74.

Mary Ann Long Pruett of South Boston passed away Monday, June 7, 2021. She was born in Halifax County on Feb. 9, 1935 and was 86 years of age. She was the daughter of the late James Brooks Long and the late Edna Williamson Long. She was married to the late Roy Hampton Pruett.

Mr. Patrick Edward Coughlin of South Boston passed away Friday, June 4, 2021, at his home. He was born April 18, 1941 in Herkimer, New York and was 80 years old. He was the son of the late Louis Coughlin and Wanda C. Coughlin and was married for 28 years to Karen Howell Coughlin who survives.

Audrey Epperson Crews of Halifax passed away June 6, 2021. She was born in Lynchburg on Aug. 1, 1944 and was 76 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Aubrey Burwell Epperson and the late Hilda Bennett Epperson. She was married to the late Harry Tillman Crews Jr.

Bernice Ellen Stanley Bray of Nathalie passed away June 8, 2021. She was born in Halifax County on May 3, 1931 and was 90 years of age. She was the daughter of the late James E. Stanley and the late Myrtle Crews Stanley Bray. She was married to the late John Lee Bray.

Charles Patrick Clay of Rocky Mount, passed away June 3, 2021. He was born in Halifax County on Sept. 16, 1976 and was 44 years of age. He was the son of Shirley Briley and husband Alan and Swanson Rollen Clay. 

Linda Jones Cole, 75, of Madison Heights passed away Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at Fairmont Crossing Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was the loving wife of Charles Earnest Cole for 54 years.

Eleanor Lorine Pittard Crute, 87, of Fernwick Drive, South Boston passed away Thursday, June 3, 2021, at her home. She was born on May 1, 1934, in Mecklenburg County to the late Frank Thomas Pittard and Hettie Talley Pittard. Eleanor was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Palmer Crute…

Halifax County lost one of its finest tobacco farmers in the state of Virginia on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, when Marvin Barker passed away peacefully surrounded by his three loving daughters.

Ms. Louise Wood Jennings of Halifax died at her residence on Monday, May 24, 2021, at the age of 103. 

William Dean “Bill” Gravitt, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, May 28, 2021, after a long struggle with Alzheimers.

Mr. Robert Hunter Fitzgerald of Halifax County died on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at the age of 65.

Mrs. Rosa Belle Penick Ballou of South Boston died Wednesday May 26, 2021, at her residence at the age of 96.

Donald “Don” Michael Joseph died on May 25, 2021 in Long Beach, California. Don was born on May 20, 1960 in New Castle, Pennsylvania to Donald Patrick Joseph and Charlotte Conley Joseph.

Charles “C.P.” Palmer Crute Jr., 91, of Fernwick Drive, South Boston, passed away Monday, May 31, 2021, at his home. He was born on Sept. 7, 1929, in Prince Edward County, to the late Charles Palmer Crute Sr. and Virginia Puryear Crute.

Elder Robert Lee Hogue Jr. peacefully transitioned into everlasting life on Monday, May 24, 2021.

Helen L. Lloyd of Halifax passed away Wednesday, May 19, 2021. She was born in Halifax County on July 29, 1927 and was 93 years of age. She was the daughter of the late William Archer Lloyd and the late Ada Wilkins Lloyd. She was married to the late Jerry Edward Lloyd.

Carolyn Lester Wieringo of Scottsburg passed away Sunday, May 23, 2021. She was born in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 11, 1952 and was 68 years of age. She was the daughter of the late James T. Lester and the late Louise Glass Lester. She was married to the late Sonny Wieringo.

Mr. Johnnie William Rice of Virgilina passed away on Sunday, May 23, 2021. He was born in Halifax County on Oct. 29, 1928 to the late Johnnie Walter Rice and the late Rosa Morris Rice and was married to the late Julia Welcher Rice.

Ruby Jeanne Henderson of Richmond died on Friday, May 14, 2021, after a prolonged battle with COPD. She was born on March 11, 1935 in South Boston to Hester Ferrel Buchanan Henderson and Owen Clyde Henderson. She grew up in South Boston with her four older siblings, Edward, James, Gertrude a…

Mrs. Patricia Lewis Terry of Halifax, VA passed away Friday, May 21, 2021 at the Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. She was born Jan. 27, 1953 in Halifax County and was 68 years old. She was the daughter of the late J.D.Lewis and the late Sallie Smith Lewis and was married to the late James …

Kevin Owen Perkins of Alton passed away Thursday, May 20, 2021. He was born in Halifax County on May 14, 1968 and was 53 years of age. He was the son of Brenda Crews Trammell and the late Keister Vann Perkins.

Mrs. Hollis Hudson Bowen, wife of Melvin Hiter Bowen of 53 years, passed away Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Durham, North Carolina. Hollis was born in Virgilina on July 21, 1945 to the late Floyd and Virginia Wilson Hudson.

Mavis Louise Martin Martin, 69, of Clover went peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior on May 18, 2021 in Lynchburg. She was the loving wife of Randolph Martin for over 51 years, who survives.

Mrs. Ruth Loftis Green of Buffalo Junction passed away on Oct. 6, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Graham Watkins Loftis and the late Margaret Brown Loftis and was married to Donnie Gray Green, who survives.

Mr. Melvin Charles Bailey of Alton died on Sunday, May 16, 2021, at the age of 50.

Sandra A. (Sandy) Compton of Buffalo Junction, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Born on Feb. 16, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Eugene C. Allen. Sandy was born in Petersburg. She was married to the late James O. Compton.

Mrs. Doris Irene Brandon Brooks, widow of Earl Lester Brooks, passed away on Monday, May 17, 2021. She was born in Halifax County on Dec. 2, 1923 to the late Lewis and Permelia Gordon Brandon.

Mrs. Loyola Feliciano Woodson of South Boston died on Friday, May 14, 2021, at the age of 84. 

Frances Lightfoot Barrett Fitzgerald died at Westminster Canterbury Richmond on Monday, May 10, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Evelyn Lightfoot Bray Barrett and William Evans Barrett. Frances was born June 14, 1920 in Richmond and was a lifelong member of St. James’s Episcopal Church…

Ms. Janice Mae Farrar of Clover died Thursday, May 6, 2021, at the age of 61.

Ms. Geraldine Muse Davis of Frederick, formerly of Meadville Road, died Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at the age of 72.

Ms. Anne Marie Womack of Nathalie died Thursday, May 6, 2021, at the age of 71.

Robert Edward Cooper of Nathalie, died in the early hours of Saturday, May 8, 2021, at the age of 88. He was born on July 22, 1932 in White Plains, New York.

Mrs. Sandra Burton Comer, wife of Henry Randolph Comer who survives, passed away on Monday, May 10, 2021, at her residence. Sandra was born in Halifax County on Dec. 15, 1946 to the late Samuel Harrell Burton and the late Elna Short Burton. 

Mr. Lloyd Cumbie Dixon of 7083 Bill Tuck Highway, Virgilina, went to be with his Lord and Savior on May 10, 2021 at the age of 86.

Dolores Evans “Dody” Matze, 89, of Roanoke went to her Heavenly Home on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Dody was the only child of James H. and Bessie L. Evans. Dody Matze, a woman of many talents is truly all things to all people. Formerly a WSLS TV Channel 10 personality, a professional musician, t…

Mr. Matthew McKinley Logan Jr. of South Boston died on Monday, May 3, 2021, at his residence at the age of 74.

Mr. Andrew “Cale” Briggs passed away in Goldsboro, North Carolina on Friday, April 30, 2021, at the age of 20. He was born in Halifax County on Aug. 7, 2000 to Andrew Earl Briggs and Diane Goodwin Briggs.

Ms. Loraine Majors of South Boston died on Friday, April 30, 2021, at the age of 65.

Mrs. Lillian Grace Bowman of Crystal Hill died Wednesday, April 28th at the age of 67.

Ms. Sandra “Sandy” Tribley of South Boston passed away on April 30, 2021. She was born in Sharon, Pennsylvania on Nov. 20, 1956 and was 64 years old. She was the daughter of Donald George Tribley and the late Shirley Eyman Tribley. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church and was retire…

Nelva Cole Lowery, wife of the late Floyd Vester Lowery Sr., passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at the age of 91. She was born in Halifax County on February 28, 1930, to the late John A. and Ola Lowery Cole. Nelva was a member of Shady Grove United Methodist Church.

Ms. Wanda Tuck Day of Statesville, North Carolina, formerly of Halifax County, passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at Wake Forest Medical Center in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Born in Halifax County on July 29, 1952, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Pool Tuck Jr. and the late…

Mr. Randolph Petty of Mountain Road, Halifax, died Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at the age of 79.

Virgil David Conner of South Boston passed away Sunday, April 25, 2021. He was born in Halifax County on July 9, 1938 and was 82 years of age. He was the son of the late Everette F. Conner and the late Ellie Saunders Conner. He was married to Bonnie Zickefoose Conner who survives.

Mr. Danny Boy Johnson of South Boston died Friday, April 23, 2021, at the age of 74.

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