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Celebrating Easter at sunrise

Numerous churches across Halifax County will be hosting Easter Sunrise Services on Sunday morning to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection. Many will begin as early as 6 a.m.

Groups appeal for town funding

Of those appearing before Council, Jewell Medley of the United Way made a first-ever request from her agency for funds. Whereas the UW for years was supported by donations from…

Local Visitor Center garners honor from state association

The South Boston/Halifax County Visitor Center has received the “Visitor Center of the Year” award given annually by the Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (VACVB).

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SBS to race under the lights

The first race of the night will get the green flag at 7 p.m.

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Prince Edward Tucker Jr.

SoVaNow.com / November 13, 2012
Prince Edward Tucker Jr. 59, of Clarksville, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2012 at Retreat Hospital in Richmond.

Mr. Tucker was born in Mecklenburg County, Aug. 11, 1953 to the late Prince Edward and Mary Alice Tucker.

He was a 1971 graduate of Bluestone Senior High and was employed by Immigration Customs Enforcement in Farmville. He was member of Greater Union Baptist Church.

In addition to his father, Mr. Tucker was preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth Tucker Somerville, a son, Christopher Tucker, and his grandmother, Bessie Snead.

Cherishing his memories are his wife, Carolyn Roberts Tucker of Clarksville; his children, Prince E Tucker III (Connie) and Marcus Anthony Tucker all of Atlanta Ga., and Cynthia Marie White (Dwayne) of Chesterfield, nine grandchildren; one great grandchild; his mother, Mary Alice Tucker of Fayetteville N.C., two brothers, Ricky Tucker (Edryce) of Fayetteville and Brian Tucker (Anna) of Alexandria, four sisters, Delois Tucker of Oxford N.C., Hazel Stroble and Nancy Brooks of Maryland and Tasha Pearson (Joe) of Clarksville, and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

A funeral will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, at noon at Greater Union Baptist Church, Chase City, with Rev. Linda B. Goode, officiating. Burial will follow in the Smith-Tucker Family Cemetery, Chase City.

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Chase City.

Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.harrisfhc.com

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