Lonie C. Angel
Lonie C. Angel, 74, died November 5, 2003. She was born in Campbell County, and resided in the Orange Park, Fla. area for 27 years. She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Angel was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Angel and one son, Johnny S. Angel.
Survivors include one son, Preston T. Angel; three grandchildren: Tammi Angel Eberhart of Cleveland, Ohio, Johnny S. Angel Jr. of Jacksonville, Fla. and Stephanie Angel of High Point, N.C.; and one great-granddaughter, Hannah Eberhart.
The family will receive friends today, October 7 from 6-8 p.m. at Hardage-Giddens Rivermead Funeral Home in Orange Park.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvary United Methodist Church with Pastor Roy Harris officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of NE Fla., 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, Fla. 32257.
Amanda Nicole Bates
Funeral services for Miss Amanda Nicole Bates will be held Wednesday, November 12, 2003 at 1 p.m. at Bethel Grove Baptist Church.
Dr. James Coleman Jr. and the Rev. Diane Carr will officiate.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Miss Bates, of Green Valley Road in Clover, died Thursday, November 6, 2003, at Halifax Regional Hospital.
She was 15.
Miss Bates was born in Halifax County on February 20, 1988 a daughter of the late James Richard Bates and Mrs. Debora Wilborne Bates.
She was a member of the Bethel Grove Baptist Church and was a student at Halifax Career Center.
Miss Bates is survived by her mother, two sisters, Tina Bates and Catherine Bates, both of Clover, two brothers, Timmy Bates of Baltimore, and Channing Davis of Nathalie, her paternal grandmother, Lowreine Jones of Nathalie, her maternal great grandmothers, Charity Garrett of Clover and Mary Hicks of Charlotte Courthouse, and a host of aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Corey James Bates.
The family will receive friends at the home of Charity Garrett on Garrett's Trail in Clover.
Marie Puryear Chafin
Funeral services for Mrs. Marie Puryear Chafin will be held at the Brooks Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, November 11, at 3 p.m.
The Revs. Rudolph Jacobs and Richard Saunders will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Black Walnut Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Chafin died Sunday, November 9, 2003, at Halifax Regional Hospital.
She was 68.
Mrs. Chafin was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, on July 30, 1935, a daughter of the late John Robert Puryear and Theo Wilkerson Puryear.
She was a member of Black Walnut Baptist Church and was employed as a caretaker.
Survivors include her mother, two daughters, Kimberly Harris Hite and husband Wayne of Roxboro, and Tina McDowell and husband Keith of Alton, two brothers, Jerry Puryear and wife Clara and Ronnie Puryear and wife Vivian, all of South Boston, two granddaughters, Starlynn Dunevant and husband Kevin, and Christina McDowell, two grandsons, Christopher McDowell and wife Starr, and Jonathan Harris, two great grandchildren, Tyler Dunevant and Skylar McDowell, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Chafin was preceded in death by her father and two brothers, Lawrence Puryear and Robert Mitchell "Skookey" Puryear.
Mary Nevis Conner
Mary Nevis Conner, 76, of South Boston, died Saturday, November 8, 2003, at the Durham Regional Hospital.
She was born in Wheeling, W.V., on March 17,1927, a daughter of the late Charles W. Nevis and Pearl Smith Nevis.
She was a member of Dan River Baptist Church.
Mrs. Conner was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward Conner, Jr., and one son, James Edward Conner III.
She is survived by one son, Danny Allen Conner and wife Betty of South Boston, one daughter, Janice Pearl Conner Chappell of Vernon Hill, seven grandchildren, John Michael Chappell of Vernon Hill, William Lee Chappell of Danville, Ginger Owen of Scottsburg, Vickie Spain of Chester, Amy Viar of Clover, Dianne Conner of Clarksville and Delores Chattin of Alton and six great-grandchildren.
Graveside services for Mrs. Conner will be held today, November 10, at 11 a.m. in the Conner family cemetery with the Rev. Rudolph Jacobs officiating.
Paul Emanuel Conner
Paul Emanuel Conner, 73, of 103 Rosehill Drive, South Boston died November 5, 2003 at Halifax Regional Hospital.
Mr. Conner was born in Halifax County on August 6, 1930, the son of Allie Alfred Conner and Willie Fuller Conner.
Survivors include a number of nieces and nephews.
A memorial service for Mr. Conner was held November 9, 2003.
Verta Palmer Scott
Verta Palmer Scott, 72, of South Boston, died Thursday, November 6, 2003, at Duke University Medical Center.
She was born in Halifax County on May 10,1931, a daughter of the late Lottie Palmer Logan and was married to the late Tom C. Scott. She was a member of the Five Forks Baptist Church.
Mrs. Scott is survived by four daughters, Mary C. Jackson of Nathalie, Delois Brown of Winstom Salem, Janice Claiborne of Melborne, Fla., and Barbara C. Brame of Clinton, Md., four sons, Jesse Claiborne, Jr. of San Antonio, Wayne L. Claiborne and Charles E. Claiborne, both of Newport News, and Dwight Scott of Scottsburg, 12 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, three sons-in-law, three daughters-in-law and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including a devoted friend, James Drummond.
Funeral services for Mrs. Scott will be held today, November 10, at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Moses Dixon officiating.
Burial will follow in the Five Forks Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the home, 100 Robinson Court, South Boston.
Thomas Earl Short
Thomas Earl Short, 54, of Nathalie died Friday, November 7, 2003, at Halifax Regional Hospital.
He was born in Halifax County on October 16,1949, a son of Helen Watlington Short of Gretna and the late Cedric Earl Short and was married to Brenda Guthrie Short.
He was a member of Clover Bottom Baptist Church where he served as Chairman of the Board of Deacons, Sunday School director and Sunday School teacher.
He was the treasurer of the William Campbell Booster Club, on the Board of Directors of the Brookneal Sportsmen's Club, coached little league football and baseball and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Mr. Short was the owner of Staunton River Realty, a certified real estate appraiser and a cattle farmer.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by three sons, Cedric William Short, Thomas Edward Short and James Earl Short, all of Nathalie, two sisters, Barbara S. Dell'Aria and husband Arthur of Nathalie and Shelvey S. Loyd and husband Robert of Beautort, N.C., father and mother-in-law William P. and Mildred H. Guthrie of Brookneal, two nephews, two nieces, two great-nephews and two great-nieces.
Funeral services were held Sunday, November 9, at Henderson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Crocker, the Rev. Charles O'Roark and the Rev. Jerry Jordan officiating.
Rev. Charlie Tucker
Rev. Charlie Tucker, 84, of 1046 Jones Store Lane, Halifax died November 6, 2003 at Halifax Regional Hospital.
Rev. Tucker was born in Halifax County on February 19, 1919, the son of Doshe Tucker and was married to Ida Mae Womack Tucker. He was a member of New Zion Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife; one son, Freddie Tucker; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Willie Tucker, two sisters-in-law, Lillie Mae Tucker and Theola Womack; a friend, Roberta Younger-Carden.
Funeral services for Rev. Tucker will be held today, November 10 at 2 p.m. at New Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. Willie N. Yancey officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Elmer Jasper Clay
Elmer Jasper Clay, 80, of 17588 Highway 58, Boydton died November 10, 2003 at Medical College of Virginia Hospital.
Mr. Clay was born in Campbell County on November 7, 1923, the son of Robertson Carter Clay and Lee Ella Allen Clay. He was a member of Ash Avenue Baptist Church.
Survivors include three sons, Danny Clay and his wife, Colleen, of Winterville, N.C., Tommy Clay of Boydton and Robert Clay of Danville; a helpmate, Irene Tuck Clay of South Boston; two grandchildren, Ray and Ginger Clay, both of Raleigh, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service for Mr. Clay will be held today, November 12 in Halifax Memorial Gardens at 11 a.m. The Rev. John Eure will conduct the service.
Those wishing to give memorials are asked to consider any Mecklenburg County Rescue Squad.
James Edward Ferrell
James Edward Ferrell, 44, of 200 West Forest Trail, South Boston died November 8, 2003 at Halifax Regional Hospital.
Mr. Ferrell was born in Halifax County on September 9, 1959, the son of Henry Thomas Ferrell and Isabell Edmunds Ferrell Marable. He was a member of Union Grove CME Church.
Survivors include one son, Marchello Chisolm of Durham, N.C.; five sisters, Elizabeth Edmunds, Inez Ferrell and Carolyn Ferrell, all of South Boston, Cornelia Sparrow of Halifax and Mary Jones of Danville; three brothers, William Ferrell and Connell Ferrell, both of South Boston and Earl Ferrell of Phoenix, Ariz.
Funeral services for Mr. Ferrell will be held tomorrow, November 13 at 2 p.m. at Union Grove CME Church with the Rev. Jamal Reed officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the home of Cornelia Sparrow at 1179 High View Road, Halifax.
E. Bradley Ingram
E. Bradley Ingram, 56, of 1115 Chestnut Road, Nathalie died November 10, 2003 at Duke University Medical Center.
Mr. Ingram was born in Halifax County on March 23, 1947, the son of Elisha G. Ingram and Carlyle B. Ingram and was married to Shirley Younger Ingram. He was a member of Catawba Baptist Church where he served as deacon, clerk and Sunday school secretary. He was former principal of Sydnor Jennings Elementary School.
Survivors include his wife; and one son, Christopher Bradley Ingram of Danville.
Funeral services for Mr. Ingram will be held today, November 12 at 11 a.m. at Catawba Baptist Church with the Rev. Bob Watts officiating.
Those wishing to give memorials are asked to consider Catawba Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 128, Nathalie, 24577.
Jesse Garland Owen
Jesse Garland Owen, 78, of Emporia died November 6, 2003. He was an insurance salesman for Aflac Insurance Company, a member of Widows Son Lodge #150 AF&AM, Chase City Lodge #119 AF&AM, Order of Eastern Star #46, Emporia, Chase City #147, Emporia Shrine Club and Accua Temple, Richmond where he was former chaplin, trustee of the Virginia Baptist Foundation, trustee Main Street Baptist Church where he was a member.
Survivors include his wife, Irma Thompson Owen of Emporia; two sisters, Julia Jones of Halifax and Bessie Simmons of Greensboro, N.C.
A Masonic service for Mr. Owen was held November 9 at the Echols Funeral Home in Emporia at 4 p.m.
A funeral service was held November 10 at 11 a.m. at Main Street Baptist Church in Emporia with a graveside service at 3 p.m. at Crestview Memorial Park in South Hill. The Revs. David E. Roberts and Timothy K. Norman officiated.
Those wishing to give memorials are asked to consider Saffelle Property Fund, c/o Main Street Baptist Church, 440 S. Main St., Emporia, 23847.
Oscar Lowell ‘Pete’ Reaves Jr.
Oscar Lowell 'Pete' Reaves Jr., 87, of 1043 Belt Blvd., South Boston died November 11, 2003 at Halifax Regional Hospital.
Mr. Reaves was born in Halifax County on June 12, 1916, the son of Oscar L. Reaves Sr. and Mary Turner Reaves and was married to Hazel Harper Reaves. He was a member of Dan River Baptist Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Cheryl R. Phillips and husband, Kirk, of Chesapeake; two sons, Oscar L. 'Bo' Reaves III and wife, Lucille, of South Boston and Donald H. Reaves and wife, Sharon, of Blairs; one sister, Elizabeth Ann 'Betsy' Reaves of South Boston; one brother, James Reaves of South Boston; three grandchildren, Scott Christopher Reaves of Clinton, Tenn., Jonathan Lowell Phillips and Glenn K. Phillips, both of Chesapeake; and three great-grandchildren.
Mr. Reaves was preceded in death by three sisters, Janie Watts, Esther Capps and Louise Cox.
A graveside service for Mr. Reaves will be held November 13 in Dan River Baptist Church Cemetery at 2 p.m. The Rev. Lewis Wall will conduct the service.
The family will receive friends at his home.
Those wishing to give memorials are asked to consider Halifax County Rescue Squad or a charity of your choice.
Frances Bomar Conner
Frances Bomar Conner, 90, of 4241 Mt. Laurel Rd., Clover, died November 13, 2003 at Berry Hill Nursing Home.
Mrs. Conner was born in Halifax County on May 28, 1913, the daughter of the late Booker and Minnie Newbill Bomar. She was married to Luther Thompson (Tom) Conner and was a member of Mt. Laurel United Methodist Church where she was a former Sunday school teacher, a member of the choir and UMW Circle 3.
Her survivors include two daughters: Becky (John Wayne) Irby of Mt. Laurel and Judy (Harold) Williams of Midlothian; son: Taylor (Mary Lee) Conner of Mt. Laurel; sister: Lois B. Lewis of Mt. Laurel; eight grandchildren: Robin Yates of Halifax; Kimberly Zieg of Glen Allen; Angela Moyer of Midlothian; Michelle Conner of Halifax; Steven Murray, Jeffrey Irby, Lori Conner and John Taylor Conner of Mt. Laurel; six great-grandchildren: Kathleen, Ryan, Jordan, Madison, Josh and Kassidy. She was preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters.
A funeral service will be held tomorrow, November 15, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Laurel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Don Pizzeck officiating. Burial will take place in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home tonight from 7-8:30 p.m. and other times at the home of Becky and John Wayne Irby, 4233 Mt. Laurel Rd., Clover.
For memorials please consider the Mt. Laurel United Methodist Church or a charity of your choice.