Charlie Lee Dickerson
Charlie Lee Dickerson, 80, of 16178 L.P. Bailey Highway, Nathalie, died Tuesday, December 2, 2003, at his home.
Mr. Dickerson was the husband of Josie Lacie Williams Dickerson.
Charlie Lee Dickerson was born in Charlotte County on November 20, 1923, a son of the late Charlie Dickerson and Cora Johnson Dickerson.
He was a disabled Army veteran of WWII and a member of the Volens American Legion Post 342.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two brothers, Marshall Dickerson of Brookneal and Rufus Dickerson of Brookneal; one sister, Annie Mae Guthrie of Brookneal; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A funeral service for Charlie Lee Dickerson will be conducted tomorrow, December 4, at 2 p.m., with services at Henderson Funeral Home Chapel, Brookneal, the Rev. Larry Martin conducting the service.
Interment will follow in Halifax Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the residence.
Percy Peele Glasscock
Percy Peele Glasscock, 83, of Buffalo Junction died November 30, 2003 at his home.
Mr. Glasscock was married to Lois Link Glasscock. He was an Army Veteran of World War II, was a member of Gravel Hill Baptist Church, was a retired farmer and also worked in construction.
Funeral services were held December 2 at Watkins Cooper Lyon Chapel in Clarksville at 11 a.m. Burial followed in Gravel Hill Cemetery.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Glasscock is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Irvin and Gloria Glasscock of South Boston and J.T. and Sharon Glasscock of Buffalo Junction; three grandchildren, Adam Glasscock, April Glasscock and Diana Satterfield; one great-granddaughter, Angela Satterfield; and one sister, Alma Kimball of Chase City.
Miriam Dougherty Hickey
Miriam Dougherty Hickey, 97, of 1329 Hodges Street, South Boston died December 2, 2003 at Twin Oaks Nursing Home.
Mrs. Hickey was born in Harrisburg, Pa. on March 25, 1906, the daughter of John E. Dougherty and Anna Bessie Foust Dougherty and was married to Dr. James C. Hickey. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church and graduated from Hood College in 1928.
Survivors include two sons, James C. Hickey of Richmond and Thomas D. Hickey of South Boston; two grandchildren, James C. Hickey III of Jackson, Wyo. and Timothy D. Hickey of Chicago, Ill.; one great-grandson, Averett Wright Hickey of Chicago; and one sister, Elizabeth D. Good of Reading, Pa.
Funeral services for Mrs. Hickey will be held tomorrow, December 4 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church with the Rev. Andrew Bawtree officiating.
A graveside service will take place in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Pottstown, Pa. Friday at 2:30 p.m.
The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home this evening from 7:00 until 8:30.
Lowell Albert Waller
Lowell Albert Waller, 72, of 1083 Sandy Ridge Road, Nathalie died November 29, 2003. He was the husband of Nancy Burton Waller.
Mr. Waller was born in Halifax County April 8, 1931, the son of Robert Samuel Waller and Lillie King Waller. He was a member of Oak Grove Methodist Church and co-owner of Robert's Quick Stop.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Robert A. Waller of Nathalie; two daughters, Lisa K. Waller of Williamsburg and Catherine C. Waller and husband, H.T., of Nathalie; and one grandson, J. Alan Waller of Nathalie.
A funeral service for Mr. Waller will be held at 2 p .m. today, December 3, at Clover Bottom Baptist Church with the Revs. James Crocker, Sam Caldwell and Bob Newcomb officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Lily Dale McCraw Gosney
Lily Dale McCraw Gosney, 78, of South Boston died December 4, 2003 in South Boston.
Mrs. Gosney was born in Halifax County May 14, 1925, the daughter of Samuel Mansfield McCraw and Annie Woody McCraw. She was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Cheryl G. Watts; two sons, Robert E. Gosney and wife, Barbara, and Mark A. Gosney and wife, Pill; four grandchildren, Gwendolyn G. Erickson, Mary Enid Gosney, Laura Gosney and Matthew Gosney; one step-granddaughter, Twila W. Wallace; one great-granddaughter, Kirsten Wellons; one step-great-grandson, Cedric Wallace; and one brother, Bernard McCraw.
Funeral services for Mrs. Gosney will be held tomorrow, December 6 at 7 p.m. with visitation to follow at Powell Funeral Home.
Those wishing to give memorials are asked to consider Halifax County Cancer Association, Patrick Henry Boys and Girls Home, or Halifax County Humane Society.
Virginia Hamlett Mulligan
Virginia Hamlett Mulligan, 69, of Lynchburg, died December 1, 2003. She was the wife of Marvin Lee Mulligan.
Mrs. Mulligan was born June 11, 1934, in Charlotte County, a daughter of the late Carlton 'Buck' Hamlett and Elsie McKinney Hamlett. She worked for DeWitt Realty as a real estate agent and was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Michael M. Mulligan of Brazil; a daughter, Kelly M. Stults and husband, Wesley, of Lynchburg; step-grandchildren, Brian and Colin Stults; a brother, Harold Hamlett and wife, Maxine, of Aylett; and a sister, Edith H. Stutts and husband, Thomas, of Alton.
Entombment will be at 2 p.m. today, December 5, in Virginia Memorial Park’s Rock Columbarium.
Memorial contributions may be made to Campbell County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 4123, Lynchburg, 24502, or Brookville-Timberlake Volunteer Fire Department, 2801 Waterlick Road, Forest, 24551.
Elizabeth Ann 'Betsy' Reaves
Elizabeth Ann 'Betsy' Reaves, 90, of 406 Oak Lane, South Boston died December 4, 2003 at Halifax Regional Hospital.
Ms. Reaves was born in Halifax County on March 13, 1913, the daughter of Oscar L. Reaves Sr. and Mary Turner Reaves. She was a member of First Baptist Church, a life member of American Legion Post 8 Auxiliary, and was a retired sales clerk with Newberry's.
A graveside service will be held tomorrow, December 6 at 2 p.m. at Dan River Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Tim Cannon officiating.
Survivors of Ms. Reaves include one brother, James D. Reaves of South Boston; and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the home of her brother, 1035 Belt Blvd., South Boston.
Mark Andrew Wilborne
A memorial service for Mark Andrew Wilborne of Nathalie will be held Sunday, Dec. 7, 2003, at 3 p.m. at Republican Grove First Baptist Church.
The Rev. Shelton Miles will conduct the service.
Mr. Wilborne was born in Lynchburg on October 21, 1966, and was raised on Mt. Cross Road in Danville.
He is survived by his wife, Deborah "Debbie" Hill Wilborne, and four children: Jennifer and Joshua Ellington, Joshua Drew Wilborne, Jessica Dawn Wilborne and Jordan Marie Wilborne.
Mr. Wilborne is also survived by his father, Marvin E. Wilborne Jr. of Danville, and his mother, Dorothy Walton Dix of Pelham, N.C., and one brother, Marvin Eddie Wilborne III of Danville, a sister, Tracie Wilborne Powell of Collinsville, and a half-sister, Tiffany Brooke Eanes, also of Danville.
The family will receive guests at the church fellowship hall after the memorial service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Mark A. Wilborne Memorial Kiosk at Staunton River State Park. The kiosk will be a permanent sign placed at the old boat ramp featuring a map of the park and the lake, with a designated section for fishermen to display pictures of the day's catch. Funds should be sent to Josh Ellington at 2121 Staunton Trail, Scottsburg, Virginia 24589.
Dewey Hardie Anderson
Dewey Hardie Anderson, 80, of Nathalie, died Saturday, December 6, 2003, at Halifax Regional Hospital.
He was born in Halifax County of May 14, 1923, the son of Nathan Comer Anderson and Myrtle Hardie Anderson and was married to Cleo Rickman Anderson.
He was a deacon of Hunting Creek Baptist Church, a member of W.O.W #136, a member of American Legion Post 8 and a veteran of World War II.
Mr. Anderson is survived by his wife, one son, Steve H. Anderson and wife Janet of Halifax, two granddaughters, Kathryn Brooke Anderson of Halifax and Emily Lauren Anderson of Harrisonburg, one sister, Edna Bagley of Kenbridge and one brother, Charlie L. Anderson of Nathalie.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Thelma A. Doss and Louise A. Conner, and five brothers, Julian, John, Lacy, Lewis, and William Anderson.
Funeral services for Mr. Anderson will be held Thursday, December 11, at 2 p.m. at Hunting Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Tony Sisk, the Rev. H.V. Conner and the Rev. W.D. Mills officiating.
The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home on Tuesday, December 9, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. and other times at the home.
For memorials the family asks friends to consider the Hunting Creek Baptist Church, 3230 Abbot Hill Road, Halifax.
Carl David Barksdale
Carl David Barksdale, 53,of Scottsburg, died Thursday, December 4, 2003, at his home.
He was born in Halifax County on July 1, 1950, the son of the late Ernest Barksdale and Virgie Burns Barksdale and was married to Debra Jackson Barksdale. He was a member of the St. James Baptist Church.
Mr. Barksdale is survived by his wife, one daughter, Demetria R. Barksdale of Richmond, his mother, four sisters, Millie Green of Scottsburg, Evelyn Dale Coleman and Blair Barksdale, both of Richmond, and Mary Claiborne of Halifax, four brothers, Ernest Barksdale Jr., and Roger Lee Barksdale, both of Alexandria, Jimmy Barksdale of Clarksville and Milton Barksdale of Scottsburg, his mother-in-law, Ada Jackson of Scottsburg, five sisters-in-law, four brothers-in-law and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Mr. Barksdale was preceded in death by one brother, Jerry Barksdale.
Funeral services for Mr. Barksdale will be held today, December 8, at 2 p.m. at the Crystal Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Louis S. Leigh officiating.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the residence, 1083 Cole Lane, Scottsburg.
Moses Ballou, 77, of South Boston, died Thursday, December 4, 2003, at Halifax Regional Hospital.
Mr. Ballou was born in Halifax County on September 24, 1926, the son of the late Dave Ballou and Fannie Cole Ballou and was married to the late Phoebie Chandler Ballou. He was a member of the Berry Hill Baptist Church.
Mr. Ballou is survived by three daughters, Darlean D. Ballou, Phyllis V. Ballou and Shirley M. Ballou, all of South Boston, two sons, Moses Ballou Jr., and Alfonso Ballou, both of Gaithersburg, Md., 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, three aunts, Rosa Ballou of South Carolina, Lucy Mae Ballou of Washington D.C., and Mary Villisita of Seattle, Wash., six sisters-in-law and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Mr. Ballou was preceded in death by one sister, Truemae B. Chandler.
Funeral services for Mr. Ballou will be held Tuesday, December 9, at 2 p.m. at Berry Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Tommie Crews conducting the service.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family is receiving friends at the home of Shirley Ballou, 2039 Maid Marion Lane, South Boston.
Charles Percival Claycomb Jr.
Charles Percival Claycomb Jr., 7Charles Percival Claycomb Jr., 78, of South Boston, died Friday, December 5, 2003, at Halifax Regional Hospital.
He was born in Webster, Ky., the son of Charles Percival Claycomb Sr. and Pauline Frymire Claycomb and was married to Peggy Wilborn Claycomb.
A decorated World War II veteran, Mr. Claycomb graduated from Breckingridge public schools in Irvington, Ky., in 1940, from Western University in Bowling Green, Ky., in 1949 and from Duke University Law School in 1951.
He practiced law in Durham, N.C., and Amarillo, Tex. before working for the State Farm Insurance Company, where her retired as a superintendent of the Danville claims office. He was a member of the First Baptist Church where he was a member of the Lacy Bible class.
He is survived by his wife, one daughter, Debra G. Claycomb and husband Mike Cull of South Boston, three grandchildren, Christine Brown of St. Louis, Mo., Elizabeth Sciallis of Southington, Conn., and Bryan Cull of Roanoke, four great-grandchildren, four brothers, Glover Claycomb and Daniel F. Claycomb, both of Louisville, Ky., Tom H. Claycomb of Webster, Ky. and George K. Claycomb of Brandenburg, Ky.,one sister, Lila C. Schrenger of Louisville, Ky., and a special friend, Dr. Lloyd B. Walton.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Lloyd B. Claycomb.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday, December 9, at 2 p.m. at the Claycomb family farm with the Rev. Don Davidson, the Rev. Jack Stewart and Jimmy Wilborn officiating.
Mr. Claycomb’s remains will lie in state at Powell Funeral Home for those wishing to pay their respects.
The family requests memorials in lieu of flowers.
Those wishing to give memorials please consider the Halifax County humane Society, P.O. Box 969, South Boston, 24592; Kentucky Humane Society, 241 Steedly Drive, Louisville, Ky. 40214; Blue Horse Charities, P.O. Box 13610, Lexington, Ky. 40583; or Dreamcatchers Stables, Inc., 545 Tunnel Ridge Rd., Stearns, Ky. 42647.
Sarah Garrett Fields Easley
Sarah Garrett Fields Easley, 85, of Nathalie died Saturday, December 6, 2003, at Lynchburg General Hospital.
Mrs. Easley was born in Halifax County on March 24, 1918, the daughter of the late Embra Garrett and Maude West Garrett. She was married to the late Finley S. Fields and later married the Rev. Silas Easley. She was a member of the Ellis Creek Missionary Baptist Church.
Mrs. Easley is survived by her husband, one daughter, Edith Gillespie of Nathalie, two sons, John L. Fields of Bronx, N.Y. and Finley J. Fields of South Boston, six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, three sisters, Elizabeth Riley and Maude Bullock, both of Hempstead, N.Y., and Nettie Bell of St. Albans, N.Y., one son-in-law, three daughters-in-law, two sisters-in-law, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Mrs. Easley will be held Thursday, December 11, at 2 p.m. at the Ellis Creek Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Finley Fields and the Rev. Rodney Forrest officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. at Crawford House, 721 North Main Street, Halifax, and at all other times at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Gillespie, 2171 Coles Ferry Road, Nathalie.
Clarrinza Canada Guthrie
Clarrinza Canada Guthrie, 68, of 1025 Crossroads Trail, Nathalie died Thursday, December 4, 2003 at her home.
Mrs. Guthrie was born in Halifax County on September 8, 1935, the daughter of Floyd Alexander Canada and Mary Buster Canada and was married to Anthony Lacy Guthrie. She was a member of Ellis Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Sylvia Canada of Nathalie; two sons, Linwood Canada of Fredericksburg and Sherman Canada of Nathalie; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two brothers, James Canada and Johnnie Canada, both of Nathalie; three sisters, Mary Garrett of Clover, Shirley Jones of Skipwith and Connie Jones of Nathalie.
Funeral services for Mrs. Guthrie will be held today, December 8 at 11 a.m. at Ellis Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Rodney Forrest officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.