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.

Gilbert Franklin Lowery, 91, of Bay City passed away Monday, March 29, 2021. He was born March 12, 1930 in Lawrenceville to the late William Waddell Lowery and Mary Jenny Royster Lowery. He was preceded in death by his two sisters, Evelyn Neal and Mary Frances Lowery.

Miss Delvin Melissa Miller of Beulah Road, Nathalie, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Lynchburg General Hospital at the age of 42.

Mr. Barry Cee Staten of South Boston died on Tuesday, April 13 in South Boston at the age of 56. 

Mr. Gregory Scott of South Boston died on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at his residence at the age of 52.

Mrs. Hilda Crenshaw Rimmer of Alton transitioned to her heavenly home on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. She was born on Sept. 28, 1944 in Halifax County to the late Willie and Irene Thaxton Crenshaw and was married for 40 years to Alvin Noel Rimmer, who survives.

Bertha Jane Owen Dunavant, the gentlest, kindest, sweetest and most thoughtful Southern lady ever, was an angel on this earth. This elegant and classy lady transitioned to our Heavenly Father on April 15, 2021 after a tragic fall down a stairwell at Emerald Isle, North Carolina.

Blanche Agatha Santa Maria Bova of Vernon Hill passed away April 17, 2021. She was born in Queens, New York on June 9, 1928 and was 92 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Giuseppe Santa Maria and the late Sadie Pino Santa Maria. She was married to the late Domenick Michael Bova.

Hope Beverly Hammock of Halifax passed away Sunday, April 18, 2021. She was born in Halifax County on July 18, 1961 and was 59 years of age. She was the daughter of the late James L. Beverly and the late Alice Lacks Beverly. She was married to Ronnie Dean Hammock.

Shannon Machell Bagbey, of Virgilina, went to be with the Lord on April 15, 2021, at the age of 44. She was born in Halifax County on Dec. 16, 1976 to Bobby Bagbey and Libby Pulliam Miller.

Charles Edward “Ed” Murphy of Virgilina passed away April 15, 2021. He was born in Halifax County on Oct. 21, 1938 and was 82 years of age. He was the son of the late William Edward Murphy and the late Ruby Allen Murphy. He was married to Carolyn Nunn Murphy who survives.

Mr. Stephen Lewis Moore of Halifax passed away Friday, April 16, 2021 and Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. He was born Oct. 7, 1954 in Halifax County, VA and was 66 years old. He was the son of the late Roy Reeves Moore and the late Esther Ruth Lewis Moore and was married to Barbara Lindne…

Mr. James Wesley “Hardknocker” Martin Jr. of Scottsburg passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at the age of 69. He was born in Halifax County to the late James Wesley Martin Sr. and the late Arie Snead Martin. He was married to Carolyn Powell Martin for 45 years, who survives.

Elise F. Farmer of Halifax passed away April 14, 2021. She was born in Halifax County on Jan. 30, 1923 and was 98 years of age. She was the daughter of the late David Samuel Farmer and the late Annie Tune Farmer. She was married to the late Guy Farris Farmer.

George Elwood Pool, 92, passed away at his home, the Dag Nab Farm, in Princeton, North Carolina on Thursday morning, April 15, 2021. He was born on Jan. 2, 1929 in Halifax County to the late Richard Arthur Pool and Ola Susan Hudson Pool. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by…

Mr. Bobbie Ray Chappell of Halifax died Monday, April 12, 2021, at the age of 85.

Barbara Deloris Wilkins, age 66, passed away peacefully at Berry Hill Health and Rehab Center, South Boston, on Thursday, April 8, 2021. She was born on Feb. 20, 1955, in Richmond to the late Willie Wilkins Jr. and the late Mary Newton Wilkins.

Dorothy “Christine” Moore Baker, 83, of Halifax passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loved ones on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. She was born in Pitt County, North Carolina on Oct. 13, 1937 to the late Walter David Moore and the late Vennie Bailey “Nolie” Moore. Christine was marr…

Mr. L. Wayne Lewis was born on Oct. 29, 1951 and died on April 14, 2021.

Mack Lee Laughorn of Scottsburg passed away April 15, 2021. He was born in Pittsylvania County on July 30, 1940 and was 80 years of age. He was the son of the late Howard Thomas Laughorn and the late Gracie King Laughorn. He was married to Linda Walker Laughorn, who survives.

Ronald Salmon Blackstock of Skipwith passed away on Monday, April 12, 2021, at the age of 81. Born in Chesterfield County on April 14, 1939, he was the son of the late Joe B. and Lille Salmon Blackstock. Ron was a retired U.S. Air Force veteran, serving for 20 years total, with some of his t…

Mr. James Marshall King of Virgilina died Friday, April 9, 2021, at the age of 61.

Mrs. Priscilla Warren Franklin of South Boston passed away Saturday, April 10, 2021, at the Danville Regional Medical Center. She was born Dec. 8, 1942 in Halifax County and was 78 years old. She was the daughter of the late Arthur Clyde Warren and the late Mildred Talbott Warren and was mar…

Mrs. Mary Ann Ford Clark of Halifax passed away on Friday, April 9, 2021. She was born in Halifax County on June 4, 1928 and was 92 years old. She was the daughter of the late Lewis Irby Ford and the late Annie Rebecca Gravitt Ford and was married to the late Earl Green Clark. She was an act…

Matthew Todd Bowman, 50, of Virginia Beach went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 29, 2021. Born in Henrico County on Aug. 3, 1970.

Mr. Sherman “Tuck” Watkins Chappell of Bridgeport, Connecticut, died on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at his residence at the age of 87.

James Hartwell “Jim” Patterson passed away on Feb. 26, 2021 in Bethesda, Maryland with his caring wife, Edie, by his side. Jim was born on April 16, 1940 in Altavista to James “Pat” and Dorothy Shelton Patterson.

Ms. A’Vae Elise Terry of South Boston died on Monday, April 5, 2021, at the age of 20. 

William Wood Glass IV, age 70, of Roanoke, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, March 25, 2021.

Mr. Newell Ray Wilkinson of South Boston passed away on Monday, April 5, 2021, at the age of 86. He was born on March 23, 1935 to Robert and Margaret Petty Wilkinson and was married to Faye Wilkinson, who survives.

Brenda Burgess Wright, 70, of Winter Haven, Florida passed away at her home on March 21, 2021 with her loving husband and daughter by her side. She was born in Halifax County on Aug. 23, 1950 and was the daughter of the late Raymond Bruce and Mildred McDowell Satterfield.

Mr. James Robert “Jim Bob” Wilson passed away on Friday, April 2, 2021, at the age of 38. He was born in Halifax County on Dec. 28, 1982 to Larry Elliott Wilson and Betty Jane Maxey Wilson and is survived by his wife, Andrea Wilson.

Teresa Milam Barnett of Halifax County passed away Thursday, April 1, 2021. She was born in Halifax County on July 23, 1970 and was 50 years of age. She was the daughter of Woodrow Milam and the late Daisy Conner.

Shirley Eanes Pate, 86, passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at Brookdale Senior Living. She was born in Franklin Co. the daughter of the late Randolf Eanes and Thelma Osborne Eanes. She also was preceded in death by her husbands, Thomas R. Watlington and William B. Pate.

William Tucker Moneymaker of South Boston passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021. He was born in Halifax on Aug.16, 1952 and was 68 years of age. He was the son of the late Clarence A. Moneymaker and the late Josephine Jones Moneymaker. He was married to Wanda Gay Austin Moneymaker who survives.

David Allen Seamster of Scottsburg passed away Friday, March 26, 2021. He was born in Halifax County on June 16, 1989 and was 31 years of age. He was the son of Gilbert Dwight Seamster and Mary Katherine Sappertien Adams.

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