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Celebrating Easter at sunrise

Numerous churches across Halifax County will be hosting Easter Sunrise Services on Sunday morning to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection. Many will begin as early as 6 a.m.

Groups appeal for town funding

Of those appearing before Council, Jewell Medley of the United Way made a first-ever request from her agency for funds. Whereas the UW for years was supported by donations from…

Local Visitor Center garners honor from state association

The South Boston/Halifax County Visitor Center has received the “Visitor Center of the Year” award given annually by the Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (VACVB).

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SBS to race under the lights

The first race of the night will get the green flag at 7 p.m.

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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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