Funeral services for Mr. Cornelius Carden will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Spanish Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. William Coleman and Rev. Ronnie Womack officiating.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Jeffress Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. and at all other times at the home of Mrs. Willie Mae Coleman, 4190 Dryburg Road, Scottsburg.
Mr. Carden of Ashcake Creek Road, Scottsburg, died Thursday, September 2, 2004, at the McGuire Veterans Medical Center in Richmond.
He was 80.
Mr. Carden was born in Scottsburg on June 1, 1924, and was the son of the late Willie Carden and Pigeon Mosley Carden. He was married to the late Christine Barnes Carden and a member of the Spanish Grove Baptist Church. He was also a World War II army veteran.
Mr. Carden is survived by four sisters: Irene Powell, Willie Mae Coleman and Ollie McLemore, all of Scottsburg, and Emma Brooks of Maryland; a brother, Windell Carden of Scottsburg; three brothers-in-law, Sam Powell, Arhur Brooks and Joe McLemore; two sisters-in-law, Ola Mae Carden and Marilyn Carden; a devoted niece, Gracie Jennings of Scottsburg, and a host of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, including the devoted Lola Powell and Robert Lee Terry.
Mr. Carden was preceded in death by a daughter, Connie Sydnor; two brothers, Murphy Carden and Burnell Carden; and a sister, Geraldine Carden.
George Washington Milton
Mr. George Washington Milton of Marshall Mill Road in Gladys died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004 at his home.
He was 84.
Mr. Milton was the husband of Doris Dalton Milton.
He was born in Halifax County on December 3, 1919, the son of the late John Willie Milton and Fannie Whitlow Milton.
He was a member of Faith Baptist Church and a retired employee of Lane Company.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Milton is survived by: two sons, Earl S. Milton and wife, Sandra, of Lynchburg, and Timothy W. Milton and wife Penny, of Gladys; two daughters, Rita M. Seamster of Gladys and Carolyn M. Moorefield and husband, Carrington, of Nathalie; a daughter-in-law, Janet E. Milton of Gladys; five grandchildren, Stan Milton, Wendy Hudson and husband John, Jennifer Milton, Heather Moorefield and Matthew Moorefield.
He was preceded in death by a son, Michael D. Milton.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Henderson Funeral Home Chapel in Brookneal with the Rev. James Keys officiating.
Interment followed in the Wickliffe Cemetery, Brookneal.
Memorials may be made to Citizens Emergency Crew or Hospice of the Hills.
Ralph Glenn Nichols
Ralph Glenn ‘Nick’ Nichols, 73, of Drakes Branch died September 2, 2004.
He was born in Halifax County on January 9, 1931, the son of Jerry Mack Nichols and Mary Susan N. Nichols.
Survivors include one daughter, Beverly N. Jones and her husband, L.W., of Scottsburg; two grandchildren, Nicolas Wilson and wife, Heather, of New River, N.C., and Katie Wilson of South Boston; his fiance’, Nellie Garnett of Drakes Branch; two sisters, Margaret Coleman and husband, Thurmond, of Richmond and Iris Cotter of Richmond; three brothers, Ray Nichols and wife, Nancy, of Clover, Ernest Marvin Nichols and wife, Patsy, of Keysville, and Clyde Wayne Nichols of Richmond; two sisters-in-law, Barbara S. Nichols and Annie Bell C. Nichols.
Mr. Nichols was preceded in death by three brothers, William V. Nichols, Jerry M. Nichols Jr. and Bryant Nichols; and one sister, Edith Nichols Fowler.
A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. September 5, at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. George Walker and Doug Gibson officiating. Burial followed in the Clover Cemetery.
Those wishing to give memorials are asked to consider Charlotte County Rescue Squad, Drakes Branch Volunteer Fire Department or a charity of your choice.
Rebecca Mann Barlow
Rebecca Mann Barlow, 44, of Lexington, N.C. died September 3, 2004 at her home.
Survivors include her daughter, Aubree Mitchell of Halifax; son, Joseph Benke of Lexington; and two granddaughters.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Major Riley Hart
Major Riley Hart, 95, of 3227 Old Grubby Road, South Boston died September 5, 2004 at Halifax Regional Hospital.
He was born November 29, 1908, in Halifax County the son of the late James Riley Hart and the late Myrtle Henderson Hart, and was married to Hattie Louise Cassada Hart.
Mr. Hart was a retired farmer and store merchant and was a member of Halifax Masonic Lodge #96 AF &AM, served on the Halifax County Board of Elections for 20 years, served on the Halifax County Board of Assessors.
Mr. Hart was a lifetime member of Union United Methodist Church where he served as chairman of the Board of Trustees, chairman of the Cemetery Committee, chairman of the Administrative Board, and was a member of the Roundtable Sunday School Class.
His survivors include his wife of the home; one son, Riley J. Hart and wife, Jean Keatts Hart, of South Boston; one sister, Peggy Hart Thames of Nelson; two grandchildren, Katherine Hart Langford of South Boston and Thomas Riley Hart and wife, Allison, of Charlotte, N.C.; two great-grandchildren, Hunter-Gray Langford and Grace Langford, both of South Boston. Mr. Hart was preceded in death by three sisters, Avis Hart Weatherford, Helen Hart Davis, and Elsie Hart Bagley; and by one brother, Edward Hart.
Funeral services and Masonic Rites will be held today, September 8, 2004, at 11 a.m. at Union United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ann Davidson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Those wishing to give memorials are asked to consider Union United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund.
Nannie Bell Black Herndon
Nannie Bell Black Herndon, 62, died Sept. 3, 2004 at her home, Cavalier Apartments, South Boston.
Mrs. Herndon was born in Halifax County on September 22, 1941, the daughter of the late Bossie and Mozzelle Boyd Black. She was a member of the New Second Buffalo Baptist Church.
Her survivors include four daughters: Brenda Logan of Halifax, Patricia Jackson and Zelma Medley of Nathalie and Betty Herndon of Bronx, N.Y.; son: George Herndon of Nathalie; two sisters: Nancy Canada of Brookneal and Gazelle Black of Oxon Hill, Md.; four brothers: James Hubbard of Oxon Hill, James (Bill) Black of Lawrenceville, McKinley Jordan of Altavista and Ernest Black of Lynchburg; eight grandchildren; devoted cousin: Roosevelt Robinson; and a devoted friend: Rose Younger. She was preceded in death by a daughter: Linda Dale Herndon.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, September 11, 2004, at 2 p.m., at the New Second Buffalo Baptist Church with the Rev. Sandy Palmer officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will received friends at the home of Brenda Logan, 4186 Howard P. Anderson Hwy., Halifax.
Christine Watson Seymour
Christine Watson Seymour, 86, of Piedmont Crossing United Church of Christ Retirement Home in Thomasville, N.C. died September 6, 2004 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Mrs. Seymour was born November 15, 1917, in Haversham, Ga., the daughter of the late Leonard F. Watson and the late Mae Abias Church Watson and was married to the late Rev. Collie Seymour. She was a member of Center United Church of Christ in South Boston.
Survivors include two daughters, Jan Cooke and husband, Bill, of Wagram, N.C. and Susan Amos and husband, Donnie, of South Boston; three sons, Wayne Seymour and wife, Lyn, of Reidsville, N.C., the Rev. David Seymour and wife, Marilyn, of Tulsa, Okla., and Ben Seymour and wife, Becky, of Tryon, N.C.; one sister, Mildred Davis of Demorest, Ga.; four grandchildren, Alex Seymour and wife, Amy of Greensboro, N.C., Jeff Seymour and wife, Katie, of Sylva, N.C., Greg Cooke of Concord, N.C., and Christine Cooke of Laurinburg, N.C.
Funeral services for Mrs. Seymour will be tomorrow, September 9, at 2 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel in South Boston with the Rev. Sarah Snell officiating. Burial will follow in Halifax Memorial Gardens in South Boston.
The family will receive friends this evening, September 8, from 7:00 until 8:30 at Powell Funeral Home.
Those wishing to give memorials are asked to consider Piedmont Crossing Spiritual Life Fund, Hedrick, Drive, Thomasville, N.C. 27360.
Julian Carter Sizemore
Julian Carter Sizemore, 83, of Halifax, died September 5, 2004 at his home.
Mr. Sizemore was born October 19, 1920, in Halifax County the son of the late Richard Sizemore and the late Georgia Snead Sizemore and was married to Nancy Chaffin Sizemore. He was a member of Beth Car Baptist Church where he was a deacon and Sunday school teacher.
After graduating from William and Mary, he worked for the Commissioner of Revenues office in Halifax from 1946 until 1955, when he became Deputy Clerk of the Court, position he held becoming Clerk of the court from 1975 until his retirement in 1988. He was a member of the Commonwealth of Virginia Clerks Association and was a World War II Army Air Corp. Veteran.
Mr. Sizemore also was a charter member of the Halifax Lions Club and was a member of the Halifax Volunteer Fire Department.
Survivors include his wife of Halifax; one daughter, Alice Sizemore Graves and husband, Patrick, of Roanoke; two sons, Richard Hall Sizemore and wife, Christine, of Richmond, and Ray Sizemore and wife, Melissa, of Waterloo, S.C.; two stepchildren, Kathryn Holt Pearson and husband, Larry, of Richmond, and Richard Holt and wife, Susan, of Wayne, Pa.; three grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Mr. Sizemore was preceded in death by his first wife, Rosa Lee Bell Sizemore.
Funeral services will be held today, September 8, at 2 p.m. at Beth Car Baptist Church in Halifax with the Rev. Dr. Michael Parnell officiating. Burial will follow in the Halifax Cemetery.
Those wishing to give memorials are asked to consider Beth Car Baptist Church Building Fund, or the Halifax Regional Hospice.
Kenneth D. Aman
Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth D. Aman will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. H.V. Conner officiating.
Burial will follow in the Black Walnut Baptist Church Cemetery with full military rites.
Mr. Aman of Brooksville, Fla., died on August 26, 2004 at James A. Haley V.A. Hospital in Tampa.
He was 66.
Mr. Aman was born in Clements, Ind., to Sylvester and Hazel Carlow Aman. He was married to Fannie C.B. Aman of Brooksville, Fla.
He is survived by: two daughters, Elaine B. Womack of Halifax and Tammy L. Burton of Bartow, Fla.; one son, Dennis A. Burton of South Boston; three sisters, Irma Fausmaugh of Freemont, Ohio, Virginia Cartwright of Plymouth, Ind., and June Carol Nice of Warsaw, Ind.; two brothers, Floyd Barnett of Maine, and George H. Amos of Parkrump, Nev.; seven grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.
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, Sept. 8, 2004.
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.
Lawrence Hubbard, 61, of Brooklyn, N.Y., died August 27, 2004 in New York.
Mr. Hubbard was the son of Irene Hubbard Johnson and Warren Younger.
Mr. Lawrence Hubbard is survived by one son, Lamont Hubbard of Pennsylvania; two daughters, Keisha Hubbard of Brooklyn and Florida Hubbard of the Bronx, N.Y.; his mother, Mrs. Irene H. Johnson, his stepfather, Mr. Albert Johnson, both of Baltimore; four brothers, Clyde Hubbard of Nathalie, Warren Hubbard of Brooklyn, and Albert and Michael Johnson of Baltimore; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Lawrence Hubbard will be held tomorrow, September 11, 2004, at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Jeffress Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 304 Lusardi Drive, Brookneal, with burial in the Tune-Barbour Family Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Hubbard, Golden Leaf Rd., Nathalie.
Sarah Ann Jones Pruitt
Sarah Ann Jones Pruitt, 84, a resident of Roxboro Nursing Center, died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004 following an extended illness.
Mrs. Pruitt was a native of Chatham, and was the daughter of the late John David and Sarah Longhorne Jones.
She was the widow of the late Thomas Lester Pruitt Sr.
Mrs. Pruitt was a homemaker and was a Baptist.
Sarah Ann Jones Pruitt is survived by two daughters, Katherine P. Elliott, of Virgilina and Lillie P. Montague and husband Johnny, of Roxboro; three sons, Paul O. Pruitt and wife, Audrey of Broadway, N.C., David L. Pruitt and wife, Jean, of Buffalo Junction, Hershey Ray Pruitt of Roxboro; 26 grandchildren, 56 great grandchildren, and 8 great great grandchildren.
Mrs. Pruitt was preceded in death by one son, Thomas L. Pruitt Jr., one grandchild and three great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted today at 2 p.m. at Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Frankie Reaves conducting the services.
Burial will follow in Buffalo Baptist Tabernacle Church Cemetery in Buffalo Junction.
The family will receive friends at the home her daughter, Katherine P. Elliott, 1048 Hogan Rd., Virgilina.