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Howard Hagood Moorman

SoVaNow.com / February 07, 2013
Howard Hagood Moorman of Nathalie died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 71. Mr. Moorman was born in Halifax County on Jan. 6, 1942 to the late Stafford Moorman and Hattie Chandler Moorman. He was married to the late Marion Marie Lawson Moorman. For over twenty-five years, Mr. Moorman was employed by Burruss Lumber Company and later retired from Dollar General Distribution Center.

Mr. Moorman is survived by two sons: Harold Moorman and Jermaine Moorman, both of Nathalie; a brother: Theodore Moorman of Nathalie; a sister: Geneva Coles of Charlottesville; five step-daughters: Louise Venable of Nathalie, Mary Moorman, Patricia Crews, Annie Small and Dorothy Lawson, all of South Boston, and a host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren, other relatives and friends including the devoted Reva Monroe, Ms. Amanda Bates, Debra Hensley and Linda Ewell. In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Moorman was preceded in death by his siblings: Clinton Moorman, Barbara Chambers, Jean Cousin and Glen Moorman.

A funeral will be Sunday, Feb. 10 at 1 p.m. at The Crawford House Chapel in Halifax. Public viewing for family and friends will be Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at The Crawford House Chapel.

Funeral services are by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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