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Four days, three fatal crashes

A Clarksville teen died Friday in Buffalo Junction wreck, the first of three deadly car crashes in Mecklenburg County in the past week.


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Arnell Bowers Heyward / July 12, 2017

Arnell Bowers Heyward, 81, of South Hill, died Thursday, July 6, 2017 at VCU Community Memorial Hospital, South Hill.

Mrs. Heyward was born in Mecklenburg County on July 1, 1936 to the late Carol and Gertrude Alexander Bowers. She attended the schools of Mecklenburg County and was a member of Jerusalem Temple UHC, Boydton, where she served as church mother. Mrs. Heyward was formerly employed by Newark International Airport, retiring as a security guard.

No services are planned.

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Arrangements are by C. H. Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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