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Tuck Enterprises building on US 360 destroyed by fire

An early morning fire Thursday that totally destroyed the former Tuck Enterprise building on US 360 resulted in an estimated $500,000 loss.

Closing the gap

Using abandoned TV ‘white space,’ high-tech partners provide free educational broadband to 100 area homes – with many more to come

Choice of new Halifax County school chief set for tonight

Trustees meet at HCMS to name Herndon’s successor

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Comets baseball advances in region tourney

Josh Barker delivered the game-winning walk off RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning Friday night, and the Halifax County High School varsity baseball team advanced to Wednesday’s…

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Gladys Skelton Ashworth

SoVaNow.com / March 14, 2017


Gladys Skelton Ashworth, age 93, of Chase City, died Saturday, March 11, 2017. She was born on July 10, 1923 in Charlotte County, to the late Ira Skelton and the late Lelia Toombs Skelton. 

She was homemaker and a member of Mount Horeb Baptist Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Pat Ashworth of Chase City, numerous nieces and nephews and a special family friend, Carnell Smithson.

Mrs. Ashworth was predeceased by her husband of 51 years, John S. Ashworth, one sister and five brothers.

A graveside service was held on Sunday, March 12, at 2 p.m. at Woodland Cemetery in Chase City.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions to the CMH Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 90, South Hill, VA 23970, http://www.vcu-cmh.org.

Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.newcomballgoodfh.com.

Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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