Mrs. Hester Kirby Mosley of Mountain Road, Halifax, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at the age of 95. 

Hallie Dickinson Torian Owen, 81, of “Hyco Heights,” Alton, passed away Feb. 25, 2021. She was born in Virgilina on Jan. 13, 1940, daughter of the late Samuel Mason Torian Jr. and the late Annie Baker Young Torian. She was married to Rufus Owen III, who survives.

H. Carson Douglas of Nathalie passed away Feb. 25, 2021. He was born in Lynchburg on Dec. 7, 1948 and was 72 years of age. He was the son of the late Hubert Coolidge Douglas and the late Pauline Ward Douglas. He was married to the late Louise Davis Douglas.

Mrs. Velma Q. Tidwell of South Boston passed away Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021 at her home. She was born March 26, 1951 in Coke and was 69 years old. She was the daughter of the late Charles L. Quillian and the late Dorothy Hall Quillian and was married to the late Lewis Henry Tidwell.

Mr. Tony Edward Anderson of Halifax died on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, at the age of 61.

Mr. Harold Wayne Smith of South Boston passed away Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 at the South Boston Health and Rehab. He was born in Halifax County on July 24, 1945 and was 75 years old. He was the son of the late Theodore Smith and the late Olivia F. Smith but was raised by a devoted uncle and aun…

Ms. Nancy Lee Logan of Crystal Hill met her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at the age of 81.

Joe Annie Sfreddo Cavanaugh of Clover passed away Feb. 24, 2021. She was born in Lynch, Kentucky on Feb. 25, 1938 and was 82 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Danielle Sfreddo and the late Elizabeth Varro Sfreddo. She was married to Amiel A. Cavanaugh who survives.

Patricia Hooper Hunter of Halifax passed away Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. She was born in Bristol Township of Bucks County, Pennsylvania on Oct. 4, 1964 and was 56 years of age. She was married to Michael Ray Hunter who survives.

Mr. Michael Edward Bondurant of Halifax passed away on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, at the age of 71. Michael was born in Maryland to the late William Lloyd Bondurant and the surviving Rita Rossilli Mele. He was married to the love of his life, Jan Malone Winn, and loved his dog, Amore.

Timothy Shakeel Carr (Shaq), age 51 of Nathalie, passed away on Feb. 16, 2021 in Gretna. He was the son of Mr. Robert Carr and the late Shirley Mae Marable Carr.

Ms. Clara Elizabeth Ingram passed away on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, at the age of 66. She was born in Halifax County on Nov. 17, 1954 to the late Ellis and Audrey Conner Ingram.

JoAnne Richie Whitlow, 83, of 3449 Ringgold Church Road, Ringgold, died on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, at her residence after a decline in health for the past year.

Mr. Matthew Ghee of Scottsburg died Feb. 20, 2021 at the age of 93.

Mrs. Kimberly Francisco Newby, wife of the late Freddy Nathaniel Newby Jr., passed away on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. Kim was born on Oct. 7, 1961 to the late Raymond H. Francisco and the late Betty Owen Conner.

Gracie Hughes Melvin, 83, of Lynchburg, went home to be with her Lord, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021.

Mr. Wallace Oliver Wazeka met his Lord and Savior on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, at the age of 78. He was born in Halifax County on Oct. 20, 1942, to the late Teddy Wazeka and the late Lillianne Riley Wazeka and was married to the love of his life, Carolyn Watts Wazeka, for 53 years.

Teresa Christine Comer of Vernon Hill passed away Feb. 14, 2021. She was born in Halifax County on Nov. 22, 1965 was 54 years of age. She was the daughter of Virginia Christine C. Beachy, and husband Jim, and the late Freeman Carry Comer.

Mr. Harold Elmo Spencer passed away at his home on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021. He was born in Halifax County on June 21, 1941 to the late Howard Elmo Spencer and the late Hazel Reaves Spencer and was married to Lynda Owen Spencer. 

Gertrude “Trudy” Myers Snead, 86 of Bermuda Run, died Saturday, February 13, 2021. Born in Richmond County, she was the daughter of the late James Dewey Myers and Onie Elizabeth Covington Myers.

Carolyn Elliott Smith, wife of Myron Smith, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, at the age of 77. She was born in Mullins, South Carolina, on Oct. 17, 1943, to the late Leroy and Angie Hooks Elliott. Carolyn was owner and operator of Crystal Hill Antiques. She loved buying, selling and …

Mr. David Oakley Vaughan passed away on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 at the age of 66. He was born on June 8, 1954 to the late Oakley and Margaret Vaughan and was married to Judy Williamson Vaughan.

Mr. Clarence Junious Hill of Alexandria, formerly of Halifax, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, in Alexandria. He was born March 21, 1936 to the late Willie Jackson Hill and Anna Lee Anderson Hill.

Philip S. Crews Sr. of Statesville, North Carolina passed away on Sunday, Jan.17, 2021, at the age of 81. Philip was born in Halifax County where the quaint country atmosphere embedded in his heart and steadfastly remained there throughout his storied life. He was predeceased by his parents,…

Mr. Perry Faulkner of Bostick Trail, Halifax, died on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, at the age of 67. 

William Dewey Beadles of Virgilina passed away Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. He was born in Halifax County on March 6, 1948 and was 72 years of age. He was the son of the late Doss Beadles and the late Georgia Hamlett Beadles. He was married to Charlotte Ayers Beadles.

Fannie Bailey Hendricks, 96, of Lynchburg went to be with her Lord, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021.

Mr. Lowery Pleasant of Randolph died on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at the age of 74. 

Miss Carolon Ann “Kitty” White was born in Halifax County on Sept. 23, 1955 to the late Mr. William White and Mrs. Queen White.

Jeffrey Joseph of Columbia, South Carolina passed away Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. He was born in New Castle, Pennsylvania on Oct. 26, 1956 and was 64 years of age. He was the son of the late Donald Patrick Joseph and the late Charlotte Conley Joseph.

Derek DeSantis Weaver, age 27, of Red Oak, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021. He was born on Oct. 15, 1993 in South Hill. 

Mr. Glen Michael Landrum of Halifax passed away on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at the age of 42. He was born in Halifax County on Oct. 5, 1978 to Kelly Thomas “Tommy” Landrum and Shirley Jean Whitlow.

Mr. Ray Carson Boyd, husband of Trauti Goletz Boyd, passed away at his home on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at the age of 74. He was born on Jan. 4, 1947 to the late Harvey Bruce Boyd and the late Lottie Hite Boyd.

Betty Ann Eudy Glass of Halifax passed away Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. She was born in Halifax County on Sept. 26, 1938 and was 81 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Orin Eudy and the late Betty Throckmorton Eudy. She was married to the late Edgar Grey Glass.

Anita Ferguson Hall of Halifax passed away Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. She was born in Lowell, North Carolina and was the daughter of the late Charlie Ferguson and the late Levie Beard Ferguson. She was married to Tommy Hall who survives.

Ms. Mattie Louise Stephens of Elon, North Carolina died Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, at the age of 54.

Jennifer Ann Nichols of Saxe passed away Feb. 3, 2021. She was born in Halifax County on April 12, 1987 and was 33 years of age. She was the daughter of Sharon N. Bass and her husband, David, and the late Michael Rutledge.

Leroy Keith Clark of South Boston passed away Feb. 3, 2021. He was born in Halifax County on Jan. 26, 1929 and was 92 years of age. He was the son of the late James Russell Clark and the late Edith Carpenter Clark.

Clifton “Cliff” Howard Elliott, husband of Betty Newton Elliott, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, at the age of 81. He was born on March 7, 1939 in Granville County, North Carolina to the late Frank and Annie Bray Elliott.

Ms. Ovella Bowman Burton of North Carolina died Jan. 20, 2021 at the age of 66. 

Walter “Scroogie” Franklin Parker Jr. of Oxford, North Carolina, husband of the late Judy Jackson Parker, passed away Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, at the age of 75.

Mavis Rice Eser, 83, of Nathalie passed away Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021, at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal.  She was the wife of the late Thomas Joseph Eser.  

Frank Lauder Plott died on Jan. 31, 2021 at Runk and Pratt Alzheimer’s facility in Lynchburg. He was born in Danville on March 28, 1943, the son of the late George Willard Plott Sr. and Helen Guerrant Plott. He was predeceased by a brother George W. Plott Jr, and a sister Suzanne Plott Perkins.

Henry Dewitt “D.J.” Thaxton Jr. of South Boston passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. He was born in Halifax County on Oct. 5, 1936 and was 84 years of age. He was the son of the late Henry Dewitt Thaxton, Sr. and the late Letha Lowery Thaxton. He was married to Barbara Privette Thaxton who survives.

Mrs. Barbara Newton Nunn, age 73, of Virgilina passed away Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, after a long battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. She was the daughter of Ira Richard Newton and Virginia Elliott Newton.

Barbara Joan Seamster Royster of South Boston passed away Jan. 21, 2021. She was born in Halifax County on July 22, 1943 and was 77 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Frank Easley Seamster and the late Margaret Virginia Stevens Seamster. She was married to the late William S. “Bi…

Rochelle “Boodlum” Martin Smith of Saxe passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. She was born in Halifax County on Nov. 5, 1938 and was 82 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Emmett Venable Martin and the late Nellie Duffey Martin. 

Mrs. Janice Hammock Young passed away on Jan. 28, 2021, at her home, at the age of 76.

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