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Miss Virginia shines at Miss America Pageant

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Spirits of the past

In the 1920s and 1930s, if you lived in Franklin County, most likely you were in involved in the county’s biggest industry — making illegal whiskey or moonshine.

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12 runners, 208 miles, 36 hours, no sleep

Recently, a group of twelve local runners took on the challenge of participating in the Blue Ridge Relay. A grueling, two hundred plus mile relay spanning two days, mountainous terrain,…

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Gloria Jean Queensberry Little

SoVaNow.com / December 05, 2012
Gloria Jean Queensberry Little, 67, of Chase City, passed away on Dec. 1, 2012.

Born in Mecklenburg County on Aug. 19, 1945 to the late William and Louise Ashby Queensberry, she is survived by two daughters, Robin Little of Palmetto, Fla., and Gina Stepoulos and her husband, Ernie of Brunswick, Md.; two grandchildren, Emilee Stepoulos and Casey Stepoulos; two brothers, Ronald Queensberry of Chase City and Earl “Pee Wee” Queensberry and wife, Fernanda of Chase City; two sister-in-laws, Edwina Huss of Chase City and Charlotte Newcomb of Chase City; a cousin, Susie Sigmon of Chase City; and several special nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert B. Little; one brother, Morris Queensberry; one sister, Florence Knight; one brother-in-law, Harrison Little; and one sister-in-law, Donna Queensberry.

She was a member of Concord Baptist Church and retired from Hamco and VA Quilting.

A funeral was held Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home chapel. Interment immediately followed at Concord Baptist Church.

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