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Kickoff set Saturday for Barn Quilt Trail

The Halifax County Barn Quilt Trail will kick off its celebration Saturday, at 9 a.m. at the Halifax Farmers Market. There will be an information table at the market where…

Mecklenburg County eyes two percent increase in real estate tax rate

Top-line 42 cent rate would go unchanged, but rising values would net fresh revenue

Mecklenburg County hosts state education leaders


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Big weekend of racing comes to SBS, VIR

Philip Morris returns to South Boston Speedway Saturday, while the Andretti family will have a presence at VIR

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James Declare Wyatt

SoVaNow.com / December 27, 2010
James Declare Wyatt, 79, of Wagstaff Lane, South Boston died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010 at Woodview Nursing Home. He was born in Halifax County on Aug. 17, 1931, son of the late Richard Wyatt and Julia Walls Wyatt Ross and was a member of First Baptist Church, South Boston.

He is survived by four sisters, Joan Torain and Ella Medley, both of South Boston, Mattie Smith of Upper Marlboro, Md., and Julia Murray of Landover, Md., five brothers, Freddie Wyatt of Capital Heights, Md., Willie Wyatt of Henderson, N.C., Thomas Wyatt of Charlotte, N.C., Francis Wyatt and Walter Ross, both of South Boston; two sons, Tyrone Harris and James D. Wyatt, both of South Boston; one daughter-in-law, Deloris R. Wyatt; one brother-in-law, Willie F. Medley; four sisters-in-law, Betty Wyatt, Ethel Wyatt, Carolyn Whitt and Nancy Ross; niece, Cathy Medley, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by one brother, Edward Wyatt.

A funeral will be held Tuesday, Dec. 28 at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Rev. Frank E. Coleman officiating. Burial will follow in the Rose Garden Cemetery.

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