Mrs. Hattie Gordon Hackney of Halifax passed away on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, at the age of 80.

Mrs. Shirley Clark Stevens of South Boston passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at the age of 87. She was born on Oct. 2, 1932 in Halifax County to the late James Russell Clark and the late Edith Carpenter Clark and was married to the late Frank Thomas Stevens.

Mr. Pearlie Edward Brown of Leighwood Trail, Halifax, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 74.

Daniel Holman Elder of Vernon Hill passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. He was born in Newport News on Nov. 4, 1952 and was 67 years of age.

Mr. Floyd Scott Cowan Sr. of Sutherlin passed away on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at the age of 73. 

Mr. Allen Ray Satterfield, husband of Rebecca Coates Satterfield, passed away on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 at the age of 73. 

Mrs. Irene Medley Hankins of Cherry Hill Trail, South Boston died Saturday, Jan. 18 at Berry Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at the age of 90.

Mrs. Peggy Wood Kennedy, wife of John W. Kennedy, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 at the age of 85.

Ms. Pauline Cameron of 1819 Hoover Street, South Boston died on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at her residence at the age of 83.

Mrs. Geneva Fitzgerald Kirby of Lewis Ferrell Road, South Boston died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at her residence at the age of 95.

Mr. Richard “Dickie” Louis Wyatt of South Boston died on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at Med Star Southern Maryland Hospital in Clinton, Maryland at the age of 91.

Cameron S. McRae, age 86, passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, in Springfield. Cameron was born April 15, 1933 in South Boston to the late John S. and Bela Powell McRae and was married to the late Mary Layne Ballard McRae.

Nancy Dunston Throckmorton of Scottsburg passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. She was born in Halifax County on July 3, 1941 and was 78 years of age.

Mr. Donald Hubert Snead, age 70 of Gladys, died on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2019, in Gladys. He was the son of the late Mr. Hugh Gravitt Snead and Mrs. Betty Lou Clairborne Snead.

Elma Dare Gravely, 82, of Seaford passed away on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020.

Mrs. Geneva Fitzgerald Kirby of Lewis Ferrell Road, South Boston died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at her residence at the age of 95.

Mrs. Joyce Hamlett Jones, wife of the late Robert Richard Jones Sr., passed away on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at the age of 76.

Mrs. Helen Alease Bowes, wife of Golden C. Bowes Jr., of Alton passed away on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 at the age of 68.

Mrs. Mary Ann Lawson Stovall of South Boston died Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, at her residence at the age of 84.

Mr. George David Collins Sr. of Bronx, New York, formerly of Halifax County, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in New York at the age of 78.

Mrs. Rita Jean Farmer Plenty formerly of South Boston died on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Upper Marlboro, Maryland at the age of 75. 

Mrs. Rita Jean Farmer Plenty formerly of South Boston died on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Upper Marlboro, Maryland at the age of 75. 

Mrs. Rita Jean Farmer Plenty formerly of South Boston died on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Upper Marlboro, Maryland at the age of 75. 

Mrs. Annie B. Francis Glasgow of South Boston passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 at the Sentara Woodview Nursing Home after a long illness.

In memory of Robert Holt Evans, born Dec. 6, 1934 in South Boston to Mary Peachey Easley and John Davis Evans.

Walter Edward Fox, age 92, of Roxboro, North Carolina died Tuesday evening, Dec.31, 2019, at the Roxboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Bercie Throckmorton Glass of South Boston passed away Monday, Dec. 30, 2019. She was born in Halifax County on Nov. 4, 1928 and was 91 years of age.

Miss Cathryn Leigh Franklin of Scottsburg passed away on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, at the age of 24. Born on March 28, 1995, she was the daughter of Paula Lyons Franklin and the late Anthony “Tony” David Franklin.

It is with profound sadness that we announce that our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Bertha Pearl Elliott Phillips, slipped from this world on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, at the age of 96.

Mrs. Charlotte Jean McCormick, wife of the late David L. McCormick, passed away on Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, at the age of 70.

Virginia Alease Fears, age 54, of Nathalie passed away on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, in Clayton, North Carolina. She was the daughter of the late Mr. Lewis Lee Fears and Mrs. Margaret Walker Fears.

Mr. Nicholas Blake “Nick” Conner of South Boston passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, in Henderson, North Carolina.

Philip Willie Leath, age 44, of Halifax passed away Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019, at his home.

Mr. Ernest Eugene Martin of Scottsburg passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital.

Allen Conway Goodman of South Boston, VA passed away Dec. 26, 2019. He was born in South Boston on May 13, 1932 and was 87 years of age. He was the son of the late Hugh Allen Goodman Sr. and the late Lelia McDaniel Goodman. He was married to the late Jean Ferrell Goodman.

Mrs. Gloria Phyliss Davidson Cooke, widow of the Rev. Richard P. Cooke of South Boston, passed away on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, at the age of 82.

Norman Soyars Burton of Abindgon, Maryland, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. He was born in Scottsburg on Nov. 20, 1939 and was 79 years of age. He was the son of the late Jesse T. Burton and Hattie Childress Burton.

Rebecca Lee Powell of South Boston passed away Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. She was born in Halifax County on June 17, 1940 and was 79 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Fred Powell and the late Rosalie Blanton Powell.

Mr. William “Thomas” Harris Sr. passed away on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, at the age of 82. Born in Halifax County on Oct. 13, 1937, he was the son of the late William Henry Harris and the late Janie Jordan and was married to Barbara Simmons Harris.

Mrs. Jane Betterton Tribble, age 67, of Nathalie died on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, in Nathalie. She was the daughter of the late Mr. Floyd Junior Betterton and Mrs. Emma Booth Betterton.

Ms. Annie May Sydnor, formerly of Halifax County, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, at Regency Nursing Home in Arlington at the age of 80. Ms. Sydnor was born in Clover on Aug. 19, 1939 to the late Mr. Robert Sydnor and Ms. Mary Collins and was a member of Bethel Grove Baptist Church where she serv…

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