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Mecklenburg trustees tap interim school superintendent

Trustees on the Mecklenburg County School Board named Dr. Janet C. Crawley as part-time temporary interim Superintendent of Schools at a special meeting Thursday night, June 25. Crawley, who takes…

Black bear cub makes escape through South Boston

Residents of Traver Avenue in South Boston received a furry bundle of excitement early Thursday afternoon — a small black bear cub that scampered down the street, headed for the…

Charleston murders spur change, debate – and no more Conferederate flag making in town

Responding to national uproar in the wake of last week’s mass murder at a Charleston, S.C. African-American church, Annin Flagmakers announced Tuesday that it will stop producing and selling Confederate…

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Rebecca Callahan McDaniel

SoVaNow.com / May 21, 2013
Rebecca Callahan McDaniel, 93, widow of Gordon Stovall McDaniel, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Lynchburg General Hospital.

She was born April 19, 1920 to William Daniel and Nora Piercy Callahan, of the Finchley community. A graduate of Boydton High School with the Class of 1939 Rebecca was a member of Fields United Methodist Church. She was an office clerk with Burlington Industries, working there for 34 years.

Rebecca is survived by her sister, Edith Clary of Brodnax and brothers, Clayton Callahan of Clarksville and Meredith Callahan of South Boston. Her niece, Carol Callahan and nephew, Daniel Clary and his wife, Tamara also survive.

A funeral was held Sunday in the chapel at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home with the Rev. Randy Baisey officiating. Entombment followed at Eternity Mausoleum in Oakhurst Cemetery.

The family received friends Saturday evening from 7-8:30 p.m. at Watkins Cooper Lyon.

Flowers are acceptable or please consider contributions in Rebecca’s name to Fields United Methodist Church, c/o Mary Guerrant, P.O. Box 87, Clarksville, Va. 23927.

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

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