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In the 1920s and 1930s, if you lived in Franklin County, most likely you were in involved in the county’s biggest industry — making illegal whiskey or moonshine.

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12 runners, 208 miles, 36 hours, no sleep

Recently, a group of twelve local runners took on the challenge of participating in the Blue Ridge Relay. A grueling, two hundred plus mile relay spanning two days, mountainous terrain,…

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Lennie Mae Guill Brown

SoVaNow.com / November 12, 2012
Lennie Mae Guill Brown, 85, of Halifax died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 at South Boston Manor. She was born in Halifax County on Jan. 29, 1927, a daughter of the late James Walter Guill and Eva Martin Guill. She was married to the late Maynard Lee Brown and was a member of Beth Car Baptist Church.

She is survived by two sons, Kenneth M. Brown and wife Jean of Clarksville and Terry L. Brown and wife Susan of Archdale, N.C., two grandsons, Kevin Brown and Keith Brown and wife Amy; one granddaughter, Karen Brown; four great-grandsons, Simon, Liam, Sayer and Levi; three nieces, Donna Garber Lewis, Carol Brown Harding and Patsy Brown Gravitt; six nephews, Jimmy Garber, Wayne Garber, Phil Brown, Mike Brown, Larry Jennings and Tommy Jennings; special friends Mildred Womack, Vivian Garber, Sandra Chandler, Linda Moore, Indira Wood, Marsha Wood, Maryam Scott and Yolanda Davis. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred G. Garber.

A funeral was hel Sunday, Nov. 11, 3 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Michael Parnell officiating. Burial followed in Halifax Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be directed to Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592 or Beth Car Baptist Church, 25 Church Street, Halifax, VA 24558.
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Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston.

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