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…

Mr. Tracey Lee Kirby Jr. of Eric Lane, South Boston, died on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at Henrico Doctors Hospital, Richmond, at the age of 35.

Ms. Carolyn Denise Passley of Raleigh, North Carolina died Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at Litchford Falls Rehabilitation Center at the age of 63.

Ms. Susie Mae Terry of South Boston died Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at the age of 53.

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.

Theodore “Ted/Tunka” Majors Jr. journeyed to his heavenly home to be with his Savior on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020.

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.

Walter E. Owen Jr., 79 of Gaylord, Michigan, passed away on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at home. Born on Feb. 21, 1941 in South Boston, he was the son of Walter and Lora Owen.

Mrs. Juanita Lacks Duffer passed away at her residence on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at the age of 77.

Jewel Kathryn Tuck, 79, of Richmond went to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020.

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.

Mrs. Hazel H. Wimbish of Scottsburg died Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, at her residence at the age of 77.

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…

Evangelist Regina Johnson Wilkerson of Edmunds Street, South Boston died on Monday, Sept. 7, at Vibra Hospital in Richmond at the age of 88.

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.

Mrs. Pauline Dixon Palmer of Union Grove Road, South Boston died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, at her residence at the age of 87.

Ms. Justyce Nicole Reid of South Boston died Sept. 4, 2020 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 18. 

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. 

Ms. Ida Catherine Terry of Dryburg Road, Scottsburg died on Thursday, Sept. 3,2020, at MCV Hospital, Richmond at the age of 60.

Arlene Phillips Woody, daughter of Henderson and Virgie Phillips of Halifax, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020.

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.

Mr. Paul Henry Easley of Danville and formerly of Halifax County died Thursday, Sept. 3 at Stratford Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Danville at the age of 88.

James Howard Logan departed this life on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. He was the son of Queen Esther and Zebie Dee Logan, and was born on Nov. 2, 1940 in Halifax County.

William Lloyd Comer, 78, of Caswell, North Carolina died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. Born in Halifax County, he was the son of the late George Robert Comer and Mary Zimmer Comer.

Mr. Calvin Lee Burrell of South Boston died Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, at his residence at the age of 65.

Mr. Irvin Ray Tillotson of Buffalo Junction passed away Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, at the age of 80.

Dr. Bobby F. Ridge Sr., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, at the age of 94, in Hickory, North Carolina.

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…

Dr. Jean A. Moorefield of Richmond passed away peacefully, surrounded by love in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Aug. 27, 2020.

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.

Aidan Davon Henderson of Williams Trail, Halifax, died on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 16.

Miss Kolby Dale Singleton went to her Heavenly home on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, at the age of 18. She was born on Aug. 17, 2002 to Lindsey Singleton and Kelly Ann Cash.

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.

Mary Hamlett Hudson, wife of the late Bobby Thomas Hudson, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, at the age of 90.

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.

Madison Olean Massenburg-Carden of South Boston died Thursday, Aug. 20 at University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville at the age of 18.

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.

Scott “Cooty” Blankenship, age 50, of Clarksville passed away on Saturday, Aug.15, 2020. He was born Nov. 12, 1969 in Halifax County. 

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. 

Mr. James Daniel Brown of Clover entered eternal rest on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, at his home while surrounded by family.

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…

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