Obituaries

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Obituaries 2016-08-22T14:09:22+00:00

Betty C. Claiborne

November 17, 2017

  Betty C. Claiborne, 79, of Chase City, passed away November 17, 2017. Betty was the widow of Roy Claiborne. She was a retired employee of Craddock-Terry Shoe Corporation and a member of Wylliesburg Baptist Church. She was also preceded in death

Evelyn Toombs Ellington

November 6, 2017

Evelyn Toombs Ellington, 83, of Skipwith, passed away November 6, 2017. She was the widow of Bobbie Ellington and a retired employee of Craddock Terry Shoe Corporation. Evelyn was a member of New Hope Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for

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Roy E Moore, Sr.

September 6, 2017

  Roy E. Moore Sr., 97, of Chase City, passed away September 6, 2017. He was a retired farmer, an Army Veteran of World War II, and a member of the American Legion Post 43. Roy was the son of the late Oscar F. Moore Sr. and Elva Allen Moore. He w

Briana Hope Bugg

September 3, 2017

Briana Hope Bugg, age 17, of South Hill departed this life on September 3, 2017. She was the daughter of Glenn and Tracy Bugg, and a Senior at Park View High School. Briana was preceded in death by her grandparents, Whitney and Nora Bugg of Chase Cit

Steve A. Upton

August 26, 2017

Steve A. Upton, 69, of Boydton, died August 26, 2017. He was a tobacco and cattle farmer and a member of Bethel Baptist Church. Steve also served on the board of directors of Mecklenburg County Farm Bureau and treasurer of the Southern Virginia Beef

Ricky Wayne Ownby

August 21, 2017

Ricky Wayne Ownby, 59, of Kenbridge, passed away on August 21, 2017. He was a self-employed plumber and electrician. Ricky is survived by his wife, Teressa Ownby, children, Monica Ownby, Jacob Ownby, Ashley Ownby, and   a brother, Jimmy Ownby. Serv

Nancy Owen Ashworth

July 29, 2017

Nancy Owen Ashworth, 77, of Drakes Branch, passed away on July 29, 2017. She was the widow of Luther A. Ashworth and was also preceded in death by a son, Tony Allen Ashworth. She was a member of Plantersville United Methodist Church and is survived b

Margaret Hazelwood Seamster

July 20, 2017

Margaret Hazelwood Seamster, 70, of Chase City, passed away on July 20, 2017. She was the widow of David Michael Seamster. Margaret was a retired employee of Jones Apparel and a member of the Church of God of Prophecy. She also volunteered at the Cha

Joyce Gentry Hamblen

July 14, 2017

Joyce Gentry Hamblen, 62, of Chase City, passed away July 14, 2017. She was a retired employee of Boswell Bookkeeping. Joyce is survived by her husband of 47 years, Bill Hamblen, son, Dean Hamblen and wife Meagan, daughter, Kristy Waldron and husband

James Alan Wilson

June 26, 2017

James Alan Wilson, 55, of Chase City, passed away on June 26, 2017. James was an employee of Butler Woodcrafters. He is survived by his former wife, Diana Wilson, daughters, Emily Wilson and fiancée Adam Austell, Jennifer McGee and husband Dale, Ali

Neala Nordstrom Carter

June 21, 2017

Neala Nordstrom Carter, 88, of Chase City, Virginia, died Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at The Medical Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky, after a six-month treatment for hepatobiliary carcinoma.  She was born December 22, 1928, in Washington, D.C., to t

Charles Edward McGinnis

May 18, 2017

Charles Edward McGinnis, 75, of Chase City, passed away on May 18, 2017. Charles was a retired employee of Burlington Industries and upon retirement, he worked with Lake Country Area Agency on Aging. Charles attended Mecklenburg Baptist Church. He is

Milton "Mickey" Ellis

March 27, 2017

  Milton “Mickey” Hunter Ellis, 68, of Chase City, passed away on March 27, 2017. He was preceded in death by his brothers, William and Sonny Ellis. Mickey is survived by his wife, Dianne, children, Milton Ellis, Jr, ”Dink” and wife Melan

Katherine Hudson Hendrick

March 25, 2017

    Katherine Hudson Hendrick, 88, of Chase City, passed away on March 25, 2017. Katherine worked in the retail industry. She is survived by her daughters, Mary Juanita Yaws and husband David of Lolita TX, Doris Jenkins and husband Mike of Ch

Madelene Spain Moore

March 23, 2017

  Madelene T. Spain Moore, 89, of Skipwith, passed away on March 23, 2017. She was the widow of Elmer F. Spain and James B. Moore. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Florence Toombs, son, Willie Spain, brothers, Thomas “J

Joyce Hamilton Lawford

March 17, 2017

  Joyce Hamilton Lawford, 88, of Boydton, passed away on March 17, 2017. Joyce was the widow of John P. Lawford and also preceded in death by a son, Michael Lawford. She is survived by her children, Dewayne Lawford and wife Sue, Craig Lawford and

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Pozie Hugh Lankford

February 27, 2017

 Pozie Hugh Lankford, 90, of Chase City, passed away on February 27, 2017. Hugh was a retired Civil Service employee, a US Navy Veteran (Korean Conflict),  a member of Concord Baptist Church and American Legion Post # 43. He is survived by his sons

Emily Neal Thomas

February 23, 2017

  Emily Jane Neal Thomas, 85, of Chase City, passed away February 23, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Eustace Thomas, Jr., her parents, William Bryan Neal and Elsie Douglas Payne Neal, sisters, Kay Peterson, Mildred Eubank

Sandra Cooley Gregory

February 12, 2017

Sandra M. Gregory, 75, of Skipwith, died February 12, 2017. She was the widow of Burlin A. Gregory, Sr., a member of New Hope Baptist Church and American Legion Auxiliary member in Clarksville. She is survived by her sons, Burlin A. Gregory, Jr. and

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Lawrence Byron Tucker

February 2, 2017

Rev. Lawrence Byron “Larry” Tucker, 89, of Clarksville, passed away February 2, 2017. Lawrence was a retired U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. and a retired minister with The Assembly of God. He is survived by his wife, Bettye S. Tucker, daughters, Lisa

John Coleman Roark, Jr.

January 30, 2017

John Coleman Roark, Jr., 83, of Chase City, passed away January 30, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Carol Hupp Adams Roark. He was also preceded by his parents, John C. and Myrtle Shelton Roark, sister, Jacquelin Paul, brother

Fay Smith Bryan

January 30, 2017

Roxie Fay Smith Bryan 79, completed her battle with Alzheimer's on this day, January 30, 2017. She now has a heavenly body free of suffering. She was a retired seamstress. Fay was the widow of Durwood Bryan and was preceded in death by her parents Tr

Rosa Snead Duckworth

January 28, 2017

Rose Lee Duckworth, 87, of Chase City, died January 28, 2017. She was the widow of James Luther Duckworth and was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Duckworth and a daughter, Hilda Dunaway. She was a member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church, and a r

David Ray Jackson

January 26, 2017

David Ray Jackson, 58, of Victoria, died January 26, 2017. He was a retired lieutenant with the Virginia Department of Corrections and a member of Concord Baptist Church. He was the son of the late Jesse and Lucille Jackson and also preceded in death

Mary Whittaker Chadwick

January 24, 2017

Mary Whittaker Chadwick, 80, of Buffalo Junction, died January 24, 2017. She was the widow of Vernon Chadwick, and a retired employee of Revlon. She is survived by her sons, Scott Jett, Wayne Jett and wife, Selena; brother, Freddie Whittaker Sr.; gr