John Morgan Crews of Nathalie passed away on the family centennial farm Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019. He was born in Halifax County on Nov. 18, 1929 and was 89 years of age. He was the son of the late Claude Spurgeon Crews and the late Virginia Levinia Irby Crews. He was married to Jessie Mildred …

Mrs. Nannie Lee Crute Weaver passed away on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 at Meadowview Terrace in Clarksville at the age of 92.

Mrs. Carolyn Aretta Richardson, of German Creek Road, South Boston died Aug. 15 at her residence at the age of 72.

Eileen Annalee Roberts Sexton of Halifax County passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. She was born in Wild Horse, Oklahoma on Oct. 27, 1921 and was 97 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Howard Eugene Roberts and the late Gertrude Roberts. She was married to the late John Franklin Sexton.

Mildred Lucille Tribble Moon, age 94, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. She was born in Halifax County on Jan. 30, 1925 to Jesse James Tribble and Lina Rudder Tribble. Mildred was one of nine children, E.W. Tribble (deceased), Louise Tribble Moon (deceased), Colleen Tribble Marston (dec…

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at First Baptist Church of Republican Grove by the Rev. Leroy Davis with interment to follow in the church cemetery.

Edward Aldine Conner of Scottsburg passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. He was born in Halifax County on Aug. 8, 1936 and was 83 years of age. He was the son of the late Arthur Conner and the late Sallie Wilbourne Conner. He was married to the late Lettie Short Conner.

Jessie Lanier Bowers, husband of the late Mary Emma Sparks Bowers, passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at the age of 83. He was born in Alleghany County on Nov. 13, 1935, the son of the late Ray William and Ida Bess Bowers. 

Ms. Shelby Gaye Hamilton, Esquire of Mitchellville, Maryland and formerly of South Boston, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, in Nottoway County at the age of 60.

Mark Edward Murphy, 59, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, in the Hospice House in Pittsboro, North Carolina.

Luther Robertson Fisher of Nathalie passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. He was born in Halifax on Jan. 16, 1927 and was 92 years of age. He was the son of the late James Coleman Fisher and the late Cassie Hodnett Fisher. He was married to Lucille Lacks Fisher who survives.

Virginia Wilkerson Coates of South Boston passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. She was born in Halifax County on Sept. 17, 1921 and was 97 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Jimmy Lee Wilkerson and the late Emma Marie Chandler Wilkerson. She was married to the late Harry Coates.

Wayne Ellis Lloyd died in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Saturday, July 20, 2019. The son of Ina Dawson Lloyd and William David Lloyd, he was born in South Boston on Feb. 17, 1942.

Angela Anderson Reaves of South Boston passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. She was born in Halifax County on July 29, 1972 and was 47 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Donnie Gray Anderson and Joyce Marie Duffer Tuck. 

Betty Lane Davis Ford of Halifax County passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. She was born in Pittsylvania County on Dec. 5, 1938 and was 80 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Whit William Lane and the late Lona Crews Lane. She was married to James Wallace Ford who survives.

Mr. Harrison R. Throckmorton of South Boston passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2019 at the Sentara Woodview Health and Rehab.

Mr. Robert Lee Carr of Brooklyn, New York, and formerly of Halifax County died Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at The Veterans Hospital in Brooklyn, New York at the age of 94.

Virginia Allgood Flinn, age 76, of Scottsburg passed away Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. She was the widow of John Allgood and Nelson Inge.

Allen Belt Loftis, husband of Nancy Clark Loftis, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at the age of 75. 

Mr. Joseph Lee “Joe” Taylor of Halifax passed away Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at the age of 59.  Born in Richmond on Aug. 14, 1959, he was the son of Frances Anderson Taylor and the late Stephen Edward Taylor.

Mr. Willie Donald Harris of First Street, South Boston died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at the Woodview Nursing Home at the age of 88.

Mrs. Gracie Wilkerson Brooks of Edmunds Street, South Boston died Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at Woodview Nursing Home at the age of 92.

William “Shorty” T. West of Clarksville, husband of the late Winifred “Winnie” Talbott West, passed away on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at the age of 91.

Eleanor Louise Kuba Tomlinson of South Boston passed away Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019.

Clyde Douglas Estes of South Boston passed away Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019.

Mrs. Jessie Younger Johnson, 98, of 1110 Asbury Church Road, Halifax died on Tuesday, July 31, 2019, at Woodview Sentara Nursing Home. She was born in Halifax County on Feb. 18, 1921, daughter of Frank and Estelle Younger. She was married to the late James Johnson and was a member of New Zio…

Marguerite Hall Flippin, wife of the late Otis Wayne Flippin, passed away on Friday, July 26, 2019, at the age of 91.

Mrs. Jannie Mae Coleman Farrar of Hamilton Boulevard, South Boston, died Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 85.

Our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Betty Nell Hodges Neece, 82, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019.

Linda Fay Edmunds Marable of Roxboro, North Carolina, formerly of Halifax County, died Thursday, July 25, 2019, at Roxboro Health Care at the age of 75.

Mrs. Bessie Bowman Coleman of Portland, Oregon, and formerly of Halifax County died Monday, July 1, 2019, in Oregon at the age of 105. 

Rose Lane Smiley Compton of Scottsburg passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019. She was born in Halifax County on July 27, 1944 and was 75 years of age. She was the daughter of the late James Godfrey Smiley and the late Gladys Nichols Smiley. She was married to Tommy Compton who survives.

Lawrence Chester “Sandy” Stigall, 81, of Roxboro, North Carolina, died Friday, July 26, 2019. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Horace Stigall and Rosa Barnette Stigall.

Mr. Garland Mitchell Conner of Halifax passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2019, at his home. He was born in Halifax County on Oct. 8, 1942 and was 76 years old.

Harold Hartwell Farmer Jr. of South Boston passed away Monday, June 24, 2019. He was born in Danville on Jan. 21, 1957 and was 61 years of age. He was the son of the late Harold Hartwell Farmer Sr. and the late Mildred Thompson Farmer.

Mr. Clyde Andrew Hendrick Jr., age 77, of Nathalie died Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at Lynchburg General Hospital. Clyde A. was born Sept. 15, 1941 to the late Mr. Clyde A. Hendrick Sr. and Mrs. Ida Mae Hendrick.

Leonard Warren Crabtree of South Boston passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019.

David Wayne Williams of Scottsburg passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019. He was born in Halifax County on June 16, 1983 and was 36 years of age. He was the son of Janice Newcomb Puryear and Johnnie Mack Williams Sr. and wife Carrie. He was married to Shawn Hutcherson Short Williams who survives.

Mrs. Reathie Cole Woody of Cole Trail, South Boston, died Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 94.

Debra J. Burton of South Boston passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019. She was born in Halifax County on Aug. 30, 1955 and was 63 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Rueben A. Burton and the late Elsie Ferrell Burton.

Bailey Lomax Puryear, age 87, of 1565 Pen Oak Court, Roxboro, North Carolina, died Friday morning, July 19, 2019, at Roxboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation.

Mrs. Alice Puryear McCormick, wife of Roy Lee McCormick Sr., passed away at her home on Saturday, July 20, 2019. 

Ms. Robin Snow Collier of South Boston passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at the age of 62.  She was born in Halifax County on May 16, 1957 to Geneva Thomas Snow and the late Franklin D. “Bro” Snow.

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