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

Janice was born in Wake County, North Carolina on March 13, 1944, the daughter of the late James Hammock Sr. and the late Maudie Pendergraph Nash.

She was a member of Florence Avenue Baptist Church. 

Janice was a graduate of Halifax County High School class of 1964. She worked for Dr. Richardson and Dr. Ah in the medical field, prior to that she worked in banking and retail. She was an avid reader and antique collector. She loved people and never met a stranger. 

Survivors include a beloved husband of 60 years, Jerry Wayne Young; two sons, Anthony Wade “Tony” Young of Virgilina and Phillip Brad Young of South Boston; two sisters, Wilma Grey Creech of Louisburg, North Carolina and Rose Wann of Danville; four brothers, Aubrey Moore of Wake Forest, North Carolina, Johnny Moore of Louisburg, Ray Moore of Youngsville, North Carolina and James David Hammock Jr. of Raleigh, North Carolina.

A sister, Nancy Faye McDaniel, also preceded her in death. 

The family would like to express their gratitude to Sentara Halifax Hospice for their excellent care, especially Kelly Smithnowsky. 

A service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, at 2 p.m. inside the Brooks Lyon chapel with the Rev. Herbert Brown officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m.

Interment will follow at Virgilina Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The family is being served by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services, South Boston.