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Flooding covers roads, snarls traffic across region

Heavy rainfall in the region has touched off flash flooding and swollen rivers, which in turn has snarled traffic on waterlogged roads from Danville to South Hill.


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Hazel Saunders Lowery / December 19, 2017

Hazel Saunders Lowery, age 74, of Keysville, died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. She was born April 4, 1943 in North Carolina to the late Leonard Saunders and Bessie Bridges Saunders. She retired from the Appomattox River Manufacturing Company. 

Hazel is survived by three daughters, Peggy Williams and husband, Kenneth of Saxe, Linda Smith of Boydton, and Patty Mills and Tony Lacks of Chase City, three grandchildren, Paul Jones and wife, Emma, Amy Hite and husband, Jonathan, and JoAnn Willis and husband, Matt; and four great-grandchildren, Jillian Jones, Luke Jones, Riley Hite, and Joshua Willis. She is also survived by her devoted friend, Margaret Kelehar. 

She was predeceased by her parents; grandson, Brian Mills; brother, Billy Saunders; and sister, Pat Davis. 

Visitation was held from Tuesday, Dec. 19, from 6-8 p.m. at Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions to the Barksdale Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 225, Charlotte Court House, VA 23923.

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Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements.

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