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On the Ebola front lines

County native opts to switch duties as Emory RN, bringing him face-to-face with victims of outbreak

Tax deadlines jeopardized by tardy bills

Town of Halifax expects to push back due date for personal property payments; South Boston struggles to stick to schedule

Prizery managing director to leave position


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Coleman Starnes, coaching legend, dies at age 75

Frank Coleman Starnes, the most successful high school varsity football coach in Comet history, passed away Wednesday

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Hassie Sue Amis-Dixon

SoVaNow.com / July 09, 2013


Hassie Sue Amis-Dixon, 89, of Clarksville, entered eternal rest on Sunday July 7, 2013 at Meadowview Terrace.

Ms. Amis-Dixon was born Nov. 27, 1923 in Mecklenburg County, to the late Lucy Amis-Newton and William Amis. She received her education in the Mecklenburg County public schools, and joined Wharton Memorial Baptist Church at an early age. She later moved to Boston, Mass., where she was employed with Sears & Roebuck.

Cherishing her memories three children, Charles E. Dixon (Gayle) of Florida, Ronald L. Dixon and Carolyn Dixon Smith (John) of the home; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Charles Amis (Elsie) and Ralph Amis (Dorothy) of Washington, DC; one sister, Maggie Amis-Leake of the home; two special nephews; two special nieces and a host of other loving relatives and caring friends.

A funeral will be held Saturday, July 13, at noon at Wharton Memorial Baptist Church with Rev. James Hudson Jr., Pastor officiating. Burial will follow in Wharton Memorial Garden.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 11 a.m.-noon at the church.

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

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

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