Mrs. Inez Bennett Weaver, 99, of The Sentara Woodview Nursing Home, South Boston, went to join her family in heaven on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

Virginia Doss Murden, 90, of Virginia Beach passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.

Virginia Owen Thorne, age 88, of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. Surrounded by close family, she was privately interred in Lower Brandywine Cemetery next to her husband, the Rev. Thomas L. Thorne Jr.

Linda C. Lowe, age 70, flew into the arms of Jesus on Sunday, June 28, 2020. She was born Dec. 2, 1949 in Oxford, North Carolina.

Mr. William Leroy “Tootsie” Patrick of Union Church Road, South Boston died Wednesday, June 24 at his residence at the age of 67.

Michael Anthony Cole, son of the late Grady Talmadge and Lillian Woody Cole, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2020, at the age of 61. He was born on Oct. 5, 1958, in Halifax County.

Thelma Jean Clay Harris, 81, of Charlotte Court House, came to the end of her journey and went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at the Woodview Nursing Home.

Andrew (Andy) Marion Blackmon, 71, of Cary, North Carolina lost his courageous battle to cancer on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. 

Mrs. Annette Coleman of Scottsburg died Monday, June 22, 2020, at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 59.

Mr. Russell Tune, age 85 of Lynchburg passed away on June 23, 2020 in Appomattox.

Charlotte Conley Joseph of South Boston passed away Monday, June 22, 2020. She was born in Hazard, Kentucky on April 18, 1936 and was 84 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Paul Conley, the late Ruth Combs Flannery and late stepfather Parcel Flannery. She was married to the late D…

Ms. Elizabeth Stephens of South Boston died Sunday, June 21, 2020, at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 90.

Dannie Ray Crews of South Boston passed away Sunday, June 21, 2020. He was born in Halifax County on May 15, 1944 and was 76 years of age. He was the son of the late Joe Allison Crews and the late Inez Tuck Crews. He was married to Beverly Holt Crews who survives.

Mrs. Charlotte Ford Younger passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020 at the age of 80. 

Mr. Donald Lee Jeffreys, affectionately known as “DJ Def” and “Bald Eagle” of South Boston died June 6 at the age of 48.

Mrs. Bernice Carter Murphy of Halifax Road, South Boston  died June 18 at her residence at the age of 102.

On Saturday, June 14, 2020, Randolph Sweeney passed peacefully at home in Halifax.

Mrs. Virginia Tuck Smith of Scottsburg passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at the Woodview Nursing Home. She was born May 21, 1926 in Halifax County and was 94 years old. She was the daughter of the late Louis P. Tuck and the late Laura Miller Tuck and was married to the late Cephas Bernar…

Mr. Kenneth “Kenny” Wilborne of James D. Hagood Hwy., Halifax died on Friday, June 12, 2020, at Duke University Hospital at the age of 57.

Mrs. Edith Fields Gillespie, age 79 of New York, formerly of Halifax County, entered into eternal rest on Friday, June 5, 2020, in Brooklyn, New York. 

Mr. Malcolm Rowland Carrington of Saluda’s Lane, Clover, died Monday, June 8, 2020, at Lynchburg General Hospital at the age of 55.

Mrs. Bessie Waller Bettis of South Boston went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at the age of 92. She was born in Pittsylvania County on Sept. 12, 1927 to the late Howard Newbill Waller and the late Linnie Walker Waller and was married to the late Billy Baxter Bettis. 

Charles Warren VanDuser of Alton passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2020. He was born in Elcho, Wisconsin on Nov. 26, 1936 and was 83 years of age. He was the son of the late Ezra VanDuser and the late Myrtle Milke VanDuser. He was married to Rowena Stineman VanDuser, who survives.

Ms. Alexis Carrington Ford of North Chesterfield and formerly of South Boston died Monday, June 8, 2020, at Chippenham Medical Center in Richmond at the age of 67.

Annie Ruth Davis Richardson, 79, formerly of Sutherlin passed away Thursday, June 4, 2020, at Heritage Hall King George, King George. She was born on July 1, 1940 to the late Mary Valentine Davis White and Charlie Davis.

Harry Tillman Crews Jr. of Halifax passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2020. He was born in Halifax County on April 8, 1936 and was 84 years of age. He was the son of the late Harry Tillman Crews Sr. and the late Ola Duncan Crews. He was married to Audrey Epperson Crews who survives.

Douglas Fowler Spencer, 53, died in Keller, Texas, on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. He was born in South Boston on April 19, 1967 to Ernest Douglas and Mary (Long) Spencer.

Mr. Walter Henderson Gunn of Webster Street, South Boston died on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 79.

Mr. William Earl Richardson of Danville passed away on Friday, June 5, 2020. He was born on Feb. 18, 1943 in the Birchland Park area of Halifax County and was 77 years old. He was the son of the late “Buggie” Eddie Richardson and the late Mabel Williams Richardson. He was preceded in death b…

Mr. Curnal Roosevelt Davis of Vernon Hill passed away on June 4, 2020 in Danville. He is the son of the late Roosevelt and Beatrice Luck Davis.

Mr. Carl Edward Pointer Sr. of Pointer Road, Alton, died at his residence on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at the age of 71.

Clara, as she was affectionately called, of North Chesterfield, formerly of Bronx, New York, entered into her heavenly home on Monday, June 1, 2020 at the age of 77 at the CJW Medical Center in Richmond.

Jerald Lacy Martin, husband of Chandra Ratliff Martin, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2020, at the age of 48.

Mr. Curtis William Francisco Jr., husband of Joyce Hogan Francisco of Halifax, passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2020, at the age of 68. He was born in Halifax County on June 27, 1951 to the late Curtis William Francisco Sr and the late Lucille Walker Wilborn.

Thomas Emerson Ragsdale of Callands passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2020, at the age of 69. He was born on Aug. 17, 1950 to the late Hazel Elizabeth Farlow Ragsdale and the late Walter Emerson Ragsdale in Danville. He is survived by his wife Bonnie Bogan Ragsdale.

Sylvia Lacks peacefully passed on to eternal life with her Lord on May 23, 2020 with her daughter by her side.

Lucille Hughes Brandon passed away peacefully at her home on May 28, 2020 surrounded by her son and daughter.

William Nelson Currie, age 79, of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, died Friday, May 29, 2020, in the McLeod Loris Hospital. Born Aug. 14, 1940 in Wadesboro, North Carolina, he was the son of the late Lum Bolton Currie and Ruth Winfree Currie.

Annie Mae Campbell of Halifax passed away May 29, 2020. She was born in Halifax County on June 28, 1938 and was 81 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Murray Lee Moore and the late Sallie Josie Matthews Moore. She was married to the late Ernest Lee Campbell.

Mrs. Julia Ann West Nichols passed away Friday, May 29 at the age of 89 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Born in Halifax County, on March 25, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Hugh Edward West and the late Fannie Mae Hudson West and was married to t…

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