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A 54 year old South Boston man has been arrested and charged with the manufacture, possession or use of a fire bomb or explosive material or device. Matthew Hubbard Jr.…

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South Boston advances in O-Zone

Scottsburg has been eliminated in state Dixie Youth O-zone state tournament, and the South Boston allstars remain alive in the postseason event at the Day Complex.

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Juanita Louise Williams Walton

SoVaNow.com / November 07, 2013

Juanita Louise Williams Walton of South Boston died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at The Woodview at the age of 71. Born in Halifax County on Sept. 8, 1942 to the late Joseph Nathan Williams and Eva Stokes Williams Cunningham, she was formerly married to Norman Walton and was a member of First Baptist Church in South Boston. She was a retired United States Postal Service employee.

Mrs. Walton is survived by two sons, Anthony Walton and wife Vickie of Accokeek, Md. and Norman Walton of Dumfries, three grandchildren, Amber, Nicholas and Christopher Walton, a brother, Raymond Williams, a niece, four nephews, a brother-in-law, Reese Ford and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends including Jean Winston, Toni Ross and Georgia Kowlessar. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Eva Mae Williams Gravely and her twin, Chenita Williams Ford and a brother, Joseph Williams.

A funeral will be held Friday, Nov. 8 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Ferry Street, South Boston with Rev. Frank E. Coleman officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge cemetery.

The family is receiving friends Thursday evening from 6-7 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home and at all other times at the residence, 507 Cardinal Ct. South Boston.

Funeral services are by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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