Rawley Granville Dunkley
Graveside services for Mr. Rawley Granville Dunkley will be held Saturday, September 11, 2004, at 11 a.m., with services at the Hunting Creek Baptist Church.
The Rev. Tom Walker will officiate.
Mr. Dunkley, of Fork Union, and formerly of Halifax County, died Wednesday.
He was 82.
Mr. Dunkley was born in Halifax County, the son of Willie Averett Dunkley and
Mamie Palmer Dunkley.
He is survived by one daughter, Linda Jane McCord and husband Eugene of Midlothian, two grandchildren, Christopher Brian McCord of Chesterfield and Tammy Ann Wheeler of Richmond, two great-grandchildren, Madeline and Caitlyn McCord of Chesterfield, one sister, Ellie D. Rickman and Husband William of Scottsburg, two brothers, Hagood Buster Dunkley and wife Dottie of Windsor, N.Y. and Howard L. Dunkley of South Boston, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Mr. Dunkley was preceded in death by two brothers, Willie T. Dunkley and Edward H. Dunkley.
The family will receive friends today from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home.
Walter Junior Dunkley
Walter Junior Dunkley, 34, of Gladys, died Saturday in Gladys.
Walter Junior Dunkley was the son of Joe Lewis Dunkley and Barbara Marable Dunkley, and was a member of the Republican Grove Baptist Church.
Walter Junior Dunkley is survived by two children, Kametrius Dunkley of Nathalie and DaShaundra Dunkley of Gladys; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lewis Dunkley; two sisters, Joanne and Jessica Dunkley, all of Nathalie; one brother, Marcus Dunkley of Fishersville; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Walter Junior Dunkley will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Republican Grove Baptist Church in Nathalie, with interment in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lewis Dunkley, 4042 Tobacco Road, Nathalie.
Ethel Scott Dunn
Graveside services for Mrs. Ethel Scott Dunn will be held today at 11:30 a.m. at Ingram Christian Church Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Ed Moore officiating.
Mrs. Dunn of Mountain Road in Vernon Hill, died Friday, October 8, 2004, at the South Boston Manor.
She was 97.
She was born on October 19, 1906 and was married to the late Herbert Willingham Dunn.
Mrs. Dunn is survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, please consider the Ingram Christian Church.
Pattie Beth Edmonds
Pattie Beth Edmonds, 88, of 2155 Asbury church Road, Vernon Hill, died October 2, 2004 at Berry Hill Nursing Home.
Ms. Edmonds was born in Halifax County on September 16, 1916, the daughter of the late Phil Edmonds and Melissa Womack Edmonds. She was a member of New Zion Baptist Church.
Survivors include one sister, Rebecca Sands of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews. Ms. Edmonds was preceded in death by one brother, William Edmonds; and two sisters, Lucille Womack and Gertrude Edmonds.
Funeral services will be held today, October 6 at 1 p.m. at Crawford House Chapel in Halifax. Burial will follow in New Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.
Stacey Antonio Edmonds
Funeral services for Mr. Stacey Antonio "Stay Roc" Edmonds will be held Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the New Vernon Baptist Church with the Rev. Michelle Parker officiating.
Burial will follow in the Wesley Chapel C.M.E Church Cemetery.
Mr. Edmonds, of James D. Hagwood Highway in Scottsburg, died Friday, Aug. 21, 2004.
He was 31.
Mr. Edmonds was born in Halifax County on June 24, 1973.
He was the son of Mrs. Delores Ferrell Edmonds Logan and the late Harry David Edmonds. He was married to TaWanda Wilborne Edmonds.
Mr. Edmonds was a member of the Wesley Chapel C.M.E Church and was employed by Dollar General Distribution Center.
He is survived by: his wife, TaWanda Wilborne Edmonds; three daughters, Deneisha S. Ferrell of Halifax, Kada'jah Hamlett of South Boston, Stacey A. Edmonds of the home; four sons, Traquan Barksdale and Xavier Betts, both of South Boston, Demaira Williams of North Carolina and Shamorie Edmonds of Danville; his mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. Bennie D. Logan of Vernon Hill; a sister, Shelly L. Logan of Vernon Hill; two brother, Eric Shawn Edmonds of Crystal Hill and Steven D. Logan of Vernon Hill; his paternal grandmother, Irene Edmonds of South Boston; his step-grandmother Florine Logan of South Boston; his in-laws, Pamela and Stanley D. Terry of Clover; and a host of other relatives and friends including a devoted cousin, Derrick Ferrell of Vernon Hill.
Michael Alan Edmondson
Michael Alan Edmondson, 47, of 1050 Bane Street, South Boston died November 9, 2004 at Halifax Regional Hospital.
Mr. Edmondson was born in Halifax County on February 6, 1957, the son of the late Junior Williams and Gracie Edmondson Holt, and was married to Tina Tucker Edmondson. He was a member of Five Fork Baptist Church and was a Veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Janice Dukes of South Boston; one son, Sherman Edmondson of South Boston; his mother and step-father, Elijah Holt, of Richmond; eight sisters, Jill Brooks, June Williams, Michelle Davis,Yolanda Williams and Ida Medley, all of South Boston, Patrice Brown of Alexandria, Sharon Holt of Richmond and Tiffany Holt of Philadelphia, Pa.; one brother, Junior Williams Jr. of South Boston; his mother-in-law, Janice Tucker of South Boston; and one son-in-law, Eddie Dukes.
Funeral services for Mr. Edmondson will be held today, November 12 at 11 a.m. at Crawford House Chapel in Halifax. Burial will follow in Rose Garden Cemetery.
Roy Edward Elder
Roy Edward Elder, 69, formerly of Scottsburg, died October 3, 2004 at Woodview Nursing Home.
Mr. Elder was born in Campbell County on October 27, 1934, the son of the late William ‘Willie’ David Elder and Minnie Singleton Elder-Smith. He was of the Baptist faith and a retired farmer.
Survivors include one brother, Howard Elder of Nathalie; four sisters, Beatrice Fears of Danville, Minnie Weatherford of Petersburg, Susie Tanksley and Estella Guill, both of Nathalie; two stepbrothers, Charlie Smith of Roxboro, N.C. and Horace Smith Jr. of Charlottesville; one stepsister, Florence Hite of South Boston.
Mr. Elder was preceded in death by two sisters, Valerie Mae Hall and Hazel Butler-Wright; and three brothers, Arthur L. Elder, James W. Elder, and Barkley ‘Junior’ Elder.
A graveside service will be held today, October 6, at 2 p.m. in Falling River Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Andrew Ferguson will officiate.
James Daniel Ewell
Mr. James Daniel Ewell, of Sandy Beach Road in South Boston, died Friday, October 15, 2004, at the McGuire Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in Richmond.
He was 57.
Mr. Ewell was born in Halifax County on September 2, 1947, the son of George Ewell and the late Annie Barksdale.
He was a member of the St. Mark Baptist Church in Alton.
Mr. Ewell is survived by his father, two daughters, Stephanie Lipscomb of Baltimore, Md. and Tonya Ewell of Roxboro, one son, Michael Ewell of Baltimore, Md., four sisters, Georgia Thrower of Virginia Beach, Sally Malone of Alton, Amanda Crowder and Wanda Stephens of South Boston, three brothers, Willie Ewell, Sylvester Ewell and Phillip Ewell Sr., all of South Boston, two aunts, one uncle, one great-uncle, two grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephhews, other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends tonight from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Jeffress Funeral Home Chapel and also at the home of his father, George Ewell, 6192 Philpott Road in South Boston.
A private funeral service will be held at a later date.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Turbeville Fire Department.
Ernest Carrington Farmer
A visitation service for Mr. Ernest Carrington Farmer will be held Tuesday, September 14, 2004, from 11 a.m. until noon at the Jeffress Funeral Home Chapel.
The Rev. William Dixon will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church cemetery.
Mr. Farmer, of Landover, Md. and formerly of Halifax County, died at Prince George's Community Hospital Center.
He was 62.
Mr. Farmer was born in Elizabeth, NJ. on November 29, 1942 was was the son of Arthur and Myrtle Arnold. He was reared by his grandfather, the late Ernest R. Farmer and was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
He is survived by his companion, Christine Bell; two daughters, Gloria Deyo of Alexandria and Jacqueline Farmer of Forestville, Md; one son, Ernest Farmer Jr. of Washington; two step-daughters, Rosa Bell of Landover, Md. and Novella Whitman of Forestville, Md.; four brothers, Jessie Boxley, Kester
Carl W. Furches
Carl W. Furches of Johnson City, Tenn. died September 12, 2004 at the age of 90.
He is survived by four sons, Carl E. Furches and wife, Ronnia, of South Boston, Billy Jack Furches and wife, Susan, of Greenville, S.C., Bob Furches and wife, Nancy, of Talbott, and James Furches and wife Betty, of Johnson City; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Mr. Furches was preceded in death by his wife, Pearl Furches.
Funeral services will be conducted by Morris-Baker Funeral Home in Johnson City on September 14.