South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
09/18/14 - 5:39 am
Courtney Garrett, whose grandfather lives in Halifax County, is first runner-up
09/17/14 - 7:10 am
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.
09/17/14 - 7:08 am
Help sought with $4 million cost
09/17/14 - 12:39 pm
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,…
- More A&E
Lucy Davis Watts
SoVaNow.com / November 15, 2012
She was born in Halifax County on Jan. 12, 1918 to the late Henry Thomas Davis and the late Rose Phillips Davis, and was married to the late Harvie James Watts. Mrs. Watts was of the Baptist faith and she was a homemaker who dearly loved her family.
Survivors include one daughter, Diane Durkin and her husband, David of South Boston; a special niece, Cathy Ramsey and her husband, Herbert of Clarksville; three grandchildren, Kim Cheek and her husband, Frankie of Halifax, Randy Jones and his wife, LuAnne of South Boston, and Jason Jones and his wife, Cortney of Cerro Gordo, N.C.; and four great grandchildren, Trey Cheek, Savanna and Taylor Jones and Carson Jones. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, a sister, Susie Snow and five brothers, Walter, George, William, Shirley Ray and Milford Davis.
A funeral will be held on Thursday, Nov. 15, at Oak Ridge Cemetery, with Rev. Don Bryant officiating. The family will receive friends at the home of her daughter, Diane Durkin, 604 Forest Dr., South Boston.
The family requests in lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Halifax County Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Ave. South Boston, VA 24592