Mary Gates Snead
Mary Gates Snead of Portsmouth, the widow of E. Hobson Snead, died October 5, 2003 in Portsmouth. She was the daughter of the late Harry B. and Camilla Dorsey gates.
Mrs. Snead, a native of South Boston, and a resident of Portsmouth since 1936, was a retired supervisor from the office of the Commissioner of Revenue of the City of Portsmouth. She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church; Portsmouth General Hospital Auxiliary; Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum; Community Concert Association; and the Beazley Center.
She is survived by three nephews, R. Bailey Gates of LaGrange, N.C., Harry G. Gates II of Goldsboro, N.C., and Dr. Robert H.E. Gates Jr. of Colorado Springs, Col.
A funeral service for Mrs. Snead will be held at 10 a.m. October 10 in St. John's Episcopal Church in Portsmouth by the Rev. Ronald E. Greiser Jr. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, South Boston at 3 p.m.
Those wishing to give memorials are asked to consider St. John's Episcopal Church Building Fund, 424 Washington St., Portsmouth, 23704.
Thelma Harris Tuck
Thelma Harris Tuck, 81, of Roxboro, N.C. died October 5, 2003 at Person Memorial Hospital in Roxboro.
Born in Person County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late John William and Lucy Bowes Harris and wife of the late David Geter Tuck. Mrs. Tuck retired from Collins & Aikman Corp. and was a member of Friendship Freewill Baptist Church.
Survivors include two children, Margaret T. Harris and Roger Tuck, both of Roxboro; three sisters, Jenny Rhodes of Burgaw, N.C., Betty Fox of Roanoke Rapids, N.C. and Irene Robertson of Roxboro; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. October 7 at Brooks & White Chapel in Roxboro by the Revs. Joe Hailey and Gerald Hodges. Burial followed in Providence Cemetery.
Those wishing to give memorials are asked to consider the American Cancer Society, Person County Unit, PO Box 165, Roxboro, 27573.
Arthur Lee Wood
Arthur Lee Wood, 58, of 1025 Mallard Lane, South Boston died October 6, 2003 at Halifax Regional Hospital.
Mr. Wood was born in Halifax County on July 21, 1945, the son of the late Isaac Wood and Mary Irby Wood.
Survivors include one daughter, Tracey L. Wood of Forestville, Md.; one grandson, Terrell Griffin; four brothers, John Robert Wood, Claude Thomas Wood, Isaac Wood Jr. and Billy Truman Wood, all of South Boston; three sisters-in-law, Susie Wood, Dorothy Wood and Lillian Wood. Mr. Wood was preceded in death by a sister, Lonnie R. Ragsdale.
Funeral services will be held today, October 8 at noon at the Chapel of Jeffress Funeral Home with Elder William Howerton officiating. Burial will follow in Union Grove CME Church Cemetery.
The family is receiving friends at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Wood, 1030 Mallard Lane.
Charlotte Loftis Carmichael
Charlotte Loftis Carmichael, 87, of Severna Park, Md. died September 30, 2003 at Sunrise Assisted Living Center in Severna Park.
Mrs. Carmichael was born and raised in South Boston, was a graduate of the University of Richmond and played on the women's basketball team. She was a member of Chartwell Golf & Country Club, the Colonial Country Club, Women's Golf Association, Brook Garden Club, Town Luncheon Club, Calliope Club, Atlanta Athletic Club, First Christian Church, and was a volunteer pianist at Mississippi Museum of Art.
A memorial service will be held October 11 at 11 a.m. in Mark Seepe Funeral Home Chapel of Jackson, Md.
Mrs. Carmichael is survived by her daughters, Patsy C. Sachs of Woodbridge, Lucy Kimberly of Arnold, Md; sons, Hubert M. Carmichael Jr. of Newington, N.Y., Laird S. Carmichael of El Paso, Texas; one sister, Nancy Powell of Newport News; one brother, Page Loftis of South Boston; one sister-in-law, Virginia Shackleford of Jackson; her brother-in-laws, Charles Charles Carmichael and J.T. Peatross, both of Jackson; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert McRae Carmichael; one daughter, Charlotte Ann; and two sisters, Thelma Gerhart and Peggy Peatross.
Those wishing to give memorials are asked to consider the American Red Cross, 4 Arboretum Drive, Pease Trade Port, Newington, 03801.
George Bernard Hamilton
Bishop George Bernard Hamilton, 77, of Atlantic City, N.J., formerly of South Boston, died October 5, 2003 in N.J.
Bishop Hamilton was born in Halifax County on January 9, 1926, the son of the late William Hamilton and Mary Hamilton and was married to the late Alice Harrison Hamilton. He was a WWII Army Veteran, and was pastor of Holy Church of the Living God for over 31 years.
Survivors include one daughter, Ann E. Drake and her husband, Lorenzo, of Cleveland, Ohio; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four sisters, Emily Driggins of Baldwin, N.Y., Anne Nelson of Memphis, Tenn., Vivian Clark and Geneva Coles, both of South Boston; one brother, Levi Hamilton and his wife, Amelia, of South Boston.
Viewing for Bishop Hamilton will be held at the Chapel of Jeffress Funeral Home in South Boston Sunday, October 12 from noon until 2 p.m. Burial will follow at the Pounds Family Cemetery, 1154 Old Grubby Road, South Boston.
Hazel Crenshaw Kinsler
Hazel Crenshaw Kinsler, 78, of 6062 Newbill School Road, Clover died October 7, 2003 at Halifax Regional Hospital.
Mrs. Kinsler was born in Virginia on December 20, 1924, the daughter of the late O.B. Crenshaw, Elnora H. Crenshaw and Catherine H. Rigali. She was married to the late Grady Lester Kinsler; was a member of Hunting Creek Baptist Church; and was a retired employee of Daystrom.
Funeral services will be held at Hunting Creek Baptist Church today, October 10 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Tony Sisk officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Survivors of Mrs. Kinsler include two daughters, Wanda K. Hazelwood and husband, Millard, of Clover, and Nora Throckmorton and husband, Charles, of Scottsburg; one sister, Rose Abele of Amelia; one brother, Frank Rigali of Sandston; two grandsons, Greg and Daryl Hazelwood; two granddaughters, Lesley T. Reaves and Staci T. Elliott; two great-grandsons, Roman Scott and Alden Dean Hazelwood; and one great-granddaughter, Kerrie McKenzie Reaves. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Tony Rigali and Odell Crenshaw; and one sister, Annie Kinsler.
Those wishing to give memorials are asked to consider Hunting Creek Baptist Church or Triangle Volunteer Fire Department.
Eugene Fay Logan
Eugene Fay Logan, 74, of 2049 Union Church Road, Halifax died October 9, 2003 at his home.
Mr. Logan was born in Edmon, Pa. on August 15, 1926, the son of Harold S. Logan and Ruby Adams Logan and was married to Marjorie T. Logan.
He was retired after 20 years Distinguished Service with the U.S. Air Force as a Tech Sgt., served with the First Radio Relay in Germany, Sac-HQ in Omaha, the Pentagon, Personnel Center in Randolph, Texas, Tactical Air Command in Sumter, S.C., and White House Communications in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Logan was a member of the American Legion, VFW, DAV and Air Force Sergeant's Association.
His survivors include his wife; one daughter, Linda Hancock of Halifax; one son, Larry Logan of Fayetteville, N.C.; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one brother, William H. Logan and his wife, Doris, of Coolidge, Ariz.
Graveside services for Mr. Logan will be held October 12 at 2 p.m. at Halifax Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Issac Mooneyham officiating.
The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home Saturday evening from 7:00 until 8:30, and other times at the home.
Louis Hardwell Lacks Jr.
Louis Hardwell Lacks Jr., 78, of 1272 Blounts Crossing Trail, Clover died October 8, 2003 at Halifax Regional Hospital.
Mr. Lacks was born in Halifax County on February 19, 1925, the son of the late Louis Hardwell Lacks Sr. and Winnie Blackstock Lacks, and was married to Gladys Duffey Lacks. He was a member of Mt. Laurel United Methodist Church and was an Army Veteran of WWII.
Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Debbie Thompson and husband, Sam, of Halifax, and Jill Wilmouth and husband, Andy, of Scottsburg, Carol Matthews of Belmont, N.C., and Janice Guill and husband, Nelson, of Clover; one son, Louis 'Billy' Hardwell Lacks III and wife, Jane, of Clover; five grandsons and one granddaughter; one brother, Howard W. Lacks of Halifax; and two sisters, Catherine Throckmorton of Sandston and Edith Simbles of Austin, Texas.
Funeral services for Mr. Lacks will be held tomorrow, October 11 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Laurel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Don Pizzeck officiating.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home this evening, October 10 from 7:00 until 8:30, and other times at the home.
Those wishing to give memorials are asked to consider Clover Volunteer Fire Department.
Kimberly Anderson Owen
Kimberly Anderson Owen, 42, of 5009 East Hyco Road, South Boston died October 7, 2003 at Halifax Regional Hospital.
Mrs. Owen was born in Pittsylvania County on May 5, 1961, the daughter of Elsie Ferrell Anderson and the late Linwood Anderson and was married to Raymond L. Owen Sr. She was a member of Mt. Grove Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Tranequa Owen of Greenbelt, Md. and Tyasia Owen of the home; one son, Raymond Owen Jr. of the home; her mother of South Boston; five sisters, Diane Glass of Blairs, Sharon of South Boston, Deborah Anderson of Woodbridge, Genora Garland of Sutherlin and Janice Traynham of South Boston; six brothers, Stanley Anderson of Danville, Larry Anderson of Sutherlin, Tony Anderson of Halifax, Carroll Wayne Anderson and Darius Anderson, both of South Boston, and Ricky Anderson of Lynchburg; and her father-in-law, Harold Owen Sr.
Funeral services for Mrs. Owen will be held tomorrow, October 11 at 1 p.m. at Mt. Grove Baptist Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Arthur E. Crews officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family is receiving friends at the home.
Katie Marie Noblin Cardwell
Katie Marie Noblin Cardwell, 81, of Chesapeake, died Saturday, November 1, 2003, in Chesapeake.
She was born in Halifax County on October 17, 1922, was a member of Mt. Laurel United Methodist Church and was a homemaker.
Mrs. Cardwell is survived by her husband, George Allen Cardwell, four daughters, Linda Powell of South Boston, Nancy Edmunds and Phyllis Atkins, both of Richmond, and Brenda Stephens, of Chesapeake, one son, Ronald Cardwell of Roxboro, one sister, Elizabeth Noblin Tuck of Mt. Laurel, 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. Cardwell will be held today, November 3, at 11 a.m. at the Mt. Laurel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Don Pizzek officiating. She will be buried at the Mt. Laurel United Methodist Church Cemetery.
The family requests that those wishing to give memorials please consider the Parkinsons Disease Association, 710 w. 168th St., New York, NY 10032.
Ralph Winfred Guthrie
Ralph Winfred Guthrie, of Brookneal, died Friday, October 31, 2003, at Lynchburg General Hospital.
He was 70.
Mr. Guthrie was born in Halifax County on April 3, 1933, a son of Betty Jones Guthrie of Gladys and the late Brace Thelbert Guthrie and was married to Ruby Martin Guthrie.
He was a member of West End Baptist Church and a retired employee of Lynchburg Foundry.
Survivors include his wife, his mother, one daughter, Vanessa Mann and husband Billy of Phenix, three sons, Winfred Guthrie and wife Cindy and Nathaniel Guthrie and wife Iris, both of Appomattox, and Winston Guthrie and wife Susan of Lynchburg, four bothers, William Guthrie of Johnson Mountain, Tony Guthrie of Gladys, Stafford Guthrie of Brookneal and Stanley Guthrie of Palo Alto, three sisters, Idell Epperson and Hattie Lane, both of Brookneal, and Kathy Mason of Monroe, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Mr. Guthrie was preceded in death by one sister, Avis Jackson.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today, November 3, 2003, at West End Baptist Church with the Rev. Larry Martin officiating. Interment will follow in Catawba Baptist Church Cemetery in Nathalie.
Glairs Wynona ‘Dot’ Jones
Glairs Wynona "Dot" Jones, 69, of Seneca, S.C., died October 30, 2003 at Oconee Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Jones was born in Tallapoosa, Ga., on April 1, 1934, the daughter of the late John Sydney and Flora Dees Pope and was married to the late Jesse James Jones. She was a member of the Living Waters Church of God and was a cook at the Fat Boys Restaurant.
She is survived by one daughter, Judy Dianne Cansler of Seneca, S.C., one son, Drexel Mark Goddard of Lawrenceville, Ga., one brother, Carmon Pope of Rockmart, Ga., three grandsons, David James Smith, Raymond Mark Goddard and Ronnie Wayne Smith, three granddaughters, Winniona Dianne Tidmore, Crissy Ann Goddard and Lynn Mae Goddard, 13 great-grandchildren including, Amanda Nicole Smith, Kevin Mewborn-Smith, Amber Mewborn-Smith, Henry Tidmore and Johnny Tidmore and one great-great-grandchild.
Graveside services for Mrs. Jones were held yesterday, November 2, at the Clover Cemetery with the Rev. C.W. Lacks officiating.
Heno Cornelius Lacks Jr.
Heno Cornelius Lacks Jr., 66, of 1074 East Oak Hill Drive, Halifax died October 30, 2003 at Halifax Regional Hospital.
Mr. Lacks was born in Charlotte County on November 2, 1936, the son of Heno Cornelius Lacks Sr. and Dorothy Powell Lacks.
Survivors include three sisters, Evelyn Lacks and Betty Bailey, both of Kittrell, N.C., and Agnes Harris of Henderson, N.C.; his mother of Halifax; and a number or nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. Lacks were held November 1 at 2 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Terry Scearce and Rudolph Jacobs officiating. Burial followed in Halifax Memorial Gardens.
Henry S. ‘Tommy’ Thompson
Henry S. "Tommy" Thompson, 84, of Lillington, N.C., formerly of Halifax County, died November 1, 2003.
He was the son of the late Frank Graham Thompson and Edna Robertson Thompson and was married to Bobby C. Thompson.
Mr. Thompson is survived by his wife of 61 years, two daughters, Robin Thompson of Dunn, N.C. and Holly Mayberry and her husband Les of Stoneville, N.C., two sons, Alan Thompson and his wife Sharon of New Bern, N.C. and David Thompson and his wife Artie of Henderson, Ky., eight grandsons and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 4, at the Lillington United Methodist Church in Lillington N.C.
Graveside committal services will follow at 3 p.m. at the Union United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Hodges ‘Hardin’ Wilmouth
Hodges "Hardin" Wilmouth, 82, of South Boston, died Friday, October 31, 2003, at The Woodview.
Mr. Wilmouth was born in Halifax County on February 11, 1921, the son of the late Arthur Wilmouth and Daisy King Wilmouth.
He was preceded in death by nine brothers and two sisters.
Mr. Wilmouth is survived by one brother, Calvin W. Wilmouth of Alton, two special nieces, Kitty Wilmouth of Alton and Edna S. Smith of Clover and other nieces and nephews.
Graveside services for Mr. Wilmouth were held yesterday, November 2, at the Clover Cemetery with Brother Douglas Stacy officiating.
The family requests that those wishing to give memorials please consider the Halifax County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 183, South Boston, VA 24592.