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South Boston town offices to close for Thanksgiving

Halifax County tax deadline Dec. 5

A life of accomplishment

Accomplished artist, champion athlete, acclaimed tobacco auctioneer, interpreter and defender of the countryside — all describe Robert F. “Bob” Cage, who died Wednesday 19 in Raleigh, N.C. where he had…

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Comets to build on last season’s success

Larry Epperly took an unselfish Comet boys basketball team to the Region 5-A North semifinals last season, after a 20-win season. The Comets ran into a reality check, losing by…

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Julia Coghill Seay

SoVaNow.com / November 13, 2012
Julia Coghill Seay, 88, wife of Frank Daniel “Danny” Seay, passed away Wednesday, Nov.7, 2012 at Halifax Regional Hospital.

Julia was born March 30, 1924 to the late Baily F. and Pearl Frances Matthews Coghill. She was employed with Burlington Industries and retired from Russell Stover Candy Corporation. Her passion was as an artist, using acrylics, oils and pastels. She was also an accomplished seamstress.

In addition to her husband of 39 years, Mrs. Seay is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Vivian and John Tuck of Buffalo Junction, sons and daughters-in-law, George and Juanita Gordon of LaCrosse and Rex and Donna Gordon of Nelson. Julia’s five grandchildren, two great grandchildren, brother, Rev. Billy Hoover Coghill of Buffalo Junction, and sisters, Frances Glasscock of Clarksville and Barbara Jean Beck of Danville also survive.

A charter member of Buffalo Baptist Tabernacle, a funeral was held there Saturday at with the Rev. Billy Coghill officiating.

The family received friends Friday at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at http://www.wclfh.com.

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