Mr. Garry Bruce Slagle of South Boston passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019, in the comfort of his home while being surrounded by his family. 

Caleb Jerry “CJ” Wilson of Virgilina passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019. He was born in Halifax County on July 8, 1931 and was 87 years of age. He was the son the late Asa Jerry Wilson and the late Emma Sue Long Wilson.

Mr. Clifton Ray Strange of Raleigh, North Carolina, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at his residence at the age of 37. Mr. Strange was born March 15, 1982 in South Boston to Mr. Harvey Strange and Mrs. Ruth Clark Strange and was a United States Air Force veteran.

Sarah Elizabeth Potter, 90, of Chesapeake, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 9, 2019, surrounded by her family.

Charles Victor Evans of Richmond passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2019, at the age of 51. Vic was born March 20, 1968 and was the son of the late Frederick Carlyle Evans Jr. and the late Charles Vivian Gilliam Evans.  

Joseph D. East, formerly of Franklin, passed away on Nov. 16, 2018 in Rock Hill, South Carolina. 

Mr. Carroll Anderson “Road Doctor” Solomon of South Boston passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. He was born in Halifax County on July 13, 1939 and was 79 years old. He was the son of the late W. Odell Solomon and Alease Tune Solomon and was engaged to Mi…

Mr. Lawrence Leon “Dog” Martin of Sinai Road, South Boston died Thursday, May 16, 2019, at his residence at the age of 65.

Mr. John Ricardo “Ricky” Williams of Springdale Drive, South Boston died Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 62.

Mrs. Mae Evelyn Chandler Jones of Bill Tuck Hwy., South Boston, died on Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Georgia at the age of 80.

Catherine Sydner Farrar of Nathalie went to see her Lord on Monday, May 13, 2019, after a time of illness in Chase City Rehab Nursing Home.

Deacon Hubert Thomas Carr departed this life Sunday, May 12, 2019, at his home in Fredericksburg.

Mr. Joe Lennie Jenkins Jr., husband of Loretta Whittington Jenkins, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at the age of 82. Born in Halifax County on Sept. 13, 1936, he was the son of the late Joe Lennie Jenkins Sr. and Martha Arrington Jenkins Gordon.

Mrs. Rose Marie Johnson Hughes of Shady Grove Church Road, Alton, died on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 70.

Dora Millner Bentley, 91, of South Boston passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at home.  

Mrs. Catherine Dodson Lacy of Halifax passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at the age of 85. 

Mrs. Oveda Carr Beard of Hedderly Street, Halifax, died Friday, May 10, 2019, at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 74.

Mrs. Paulette Bernice Smith, age 62, of 4337 Hurdle Mills Road, Roxboro, North Carolina, departed this life Friday, May 10, 2019, in Duke Regional Hospital.

Juanita Louise W. Boyd of Nathalie passed away Friday, May 10, 2019. She was born in Smithville, Missouri, on Dec. 23, 1959 and was 59 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Woodford Williams and the late Wanda White Williams.

A memorial service for Floyd Nathaniel ‘Rocky” Sreves III will be held at McGhees Mill Baptist Church at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2019. The church is located at 9000 McGhees Mill Road, Semora, North Carolina.

Mr. Otis Joshua Barbour Jr., age 74, formerly of Nathalie, died on May 3, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

Bobby Lee Brown, 84, of Nathalie passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019, at home.  He was the husband of Mary Lee Brown.

Mrs. Jessie Felton Tuck of Virgilina died Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at Sentara Meadowview Terrace at the age of 86.

Mr. Herbert Carson Comer passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019, at the age of 58. Born in Halifax County on June 14, 1960 he was the son of the late Herbert Thomas Comer and the late Janie Crews Comer.

Mr. John James Doyle of Alton, formerly of Old Bridge, New Jersey, passed away Monday, May 6, 2019, at his home. He was born in Roscommon, Ireland, on March 30, 1928 and was 91 years old. He was the son of the late Michael Doyle and Annie Neary Doyle and was married to the late Bridie Anne S…

Mrs. Saluda Zelma Carrington of Saluda’s Lane, Clover, died Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at her residence at the age of 87.

Mrs. Gladys Compton Thompson of South Boston passed away on Tuesday, May 07, 2019, at Sentara Woodview. She was born in Halifax County on Dec. 12, 1921 and was 97 years old. She was the daughter of the late Beverly Lee Compton Sr. and the late Leila Epps Compton and was married to the late J…

Ms. Rosa Canada Terry of Halifax died Thursday, May 2, 2019, at her residence at the age of 64. Ms. Terry was born in Halifax County on July 23, 1954 to the late Mr. Lacy Coleman and Mrs. Mary Canada Coleman. 

The Rev. James C. Raper Sr., 96, a native of Greensboro, North Carolina, and a pastor of Southern Baptist churches in Virginia and North Carolina over a lengthy career, died on Friday, May 3, 2019, in Richmond.

Mr. Charlie Bailey Conner of South Boston passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at his home. He was born in Halifax County on May 9, 1936 and was 82 years old. He was the son of the late Lewis Nelson Conner and the late Rena Lacks Conner and was married to the late Barbara Vaughan Conner for o…

Mrs. Rosa Lee Tucker Kirby of Mountain Road, Halifax, died Saturday, May 4, 2019, at her residence at the age of 84.

Mr. Darrius Junior Waller, also known as “Papa Doc,” age 54, of Nathalie died on Thursday, May 2, 2019, in Petersburg. He was the son of late Mrs. Gladys Marie Herndon and Mr. William Fred Davis.

Isaac “Ike” Watts King III of Buffalo Junction passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at the age of 61 after fighting a long and courageous battle with cancer. Ike is survived by his wife, Lisa Ramsey King, and her sons, Christopher Godwin and Joshua Ramsey Holt; and si…

Ms. Mary Ellen Sweeney of Ball Park Loop, Halifax died Monday, April 29, 2019, at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 98.

Charlie Lee Ballou, 54, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019, in the Frederick Memorial Hospital.

Ms. Mary Elizabeth Jones of Hunting Creek Road, Clover died Saturday, April 27, 2019, at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 81.

Mr. James Walker Tisdale of Baltimore, Maryland, passed away Friday, April 19, 2019, (Good Friday) at the age of 85. 

Mrs. Dorothy King Stephens of Virgilina Road, Virgilina died Sunday, April 28, 2019, at Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg at the age of 96.

Walter Jackson “Bud” Moorefield of Nathalie passed away Sunday, April 28, 2019. He was born in Halifax County on Jan. 30, 1929 and was 90 years of age. He was the son of the late Eugene Moorefield and the late Irene Ferrell Moorefield. He was married to the late Nell Orine Cook Moorefield.

Mr. Glenn Jerry Hylton, husband of Wanda Jean Hazelwood Hylton, went to his Heavenly home Friday, April 26, 2019, at the age of 75. Born in Henry County on April 21, 1944, he was the son of the late Elmer Gene and Addie Viar Hylton.

Eleanor Boswell Alderson of South Boston passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019. She was born in Halifax County on June 23, 1924 and was 94 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Hezzie Boswell and the late Bessie Brown Talbott Boswell. She was married to the late Edgar Harvey Alderson.

Shirley Marguerite “Sty Sty” H. Vaughan of South Boston passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019. She was born in Halifax County on July 9, 1937 and was 81 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Shirley Hall and the late Ruby Layne Hall. She was married to the late Shirley Lee Vaughan.

Polly Tatia (Davis) Mitchell, beloved daughter of Ray Davis and Ethel Stephens Venable, peacefully entered into eternal rest surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Chesterfield. 

Elsie Powell Owen of South Boston passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

Mrs. Rebecca Clark Puryear, widow of the late Dean Monroe Puryear, passed away Monday, April 22, 2019, at the age of 91.

Mr. Sam Jones Hazelwood passed away at the home of Mary, his sister, on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at the age of 79.

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