The News & Record
South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
Home   •   News   •   Sports   •   Classifieds   •   Community   •   Health   •   Entertainment   •   Obituaries   •   Opinions   •   Weather
Advertising | Contact | Register
Advanced Search

Beadles indicted in slaying

Man accused of threatening to set female victim on fire

Halifax Town Council reviews parking issues downtown with courthouse work


Abbott ready for second year at U.Va.





Paul Dean Loftis / April 10, 2018

Paul Dean Loftis, age 79, of Clarksville, died Tuesday, April 3, 2018. He was the son of the late Flint and Lottie Loftis. Paul was born in Roxboro, N.C., on Sept. 25, 1938. He was employed by Burlington Industries for 45 years and was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. Paul was a member of Public Fork Christian Church where he served as a deacon for many years.

He leaves behind a wife, Betty, of 57 years, son, Paul Dwayne Loftis of Coweta Ok., daughter-in-law, Melinda, grandsons, Josiah and Wyatt of Tulsa Ok., and a sister JoAnne Webster and husband, Bob of Roanoke.

Services were held Saturday, April 7 at Public Fork Christian Church. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Public Fork Christian Church Building Fund, 1720 JEB Stuart Highway, Red Oak, VA 23964.  

Condolences may be expressed at

Wood Funeral Service is serving the family.

Sports Coverage

See complete sports coverage for Halifax and Mecklenburg counties.