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
News

Local hemp growers gain access to crop insurance

USDA-sponsored programs offered with strings attached

Firefighters battle blaze in South Boston; resident dies (UPDATED)

A fire that broke out at 1929 Crawley Avenue in South Boston at 11:41 a.m. Tuesday has claimed the life of the home's occupant, Carolyn Faulkner Edmondson.

It’s complicated: Talks begin on HCHS

With sales tax vote behind them, Halifax County supervisors, trustees turn attention to next challenge: how to spend the money

Sports

Comets downed by buzzer beater

Varsity boys fall in Piedmont District championship tilt; next up, regionals

Community


Opinion


A&E

Obituaries

Richard V. Brizendine Sr.

SoVaNow.com / February 10, 2020

Richard V. “Dickie” Brizendine, Sr., 84, of Nathalie, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. He was born in Halifax County on March 29, 1935, son of the late Frank William Brizendine, Sr. and the late Martha Ada Rice Brizendine. He was married to the late Lynda Crews Brizendine. Dickie was a member of First Baptist Church of Republican Grove and was an avid fisherman, hunter and loved playing horseshoes.

Mr. Brizendine is survived by his son, Richard V. Brizendine Jr. and wife Rhonda of Scottsburg; his daughter, Martha L. Brizendine of Nathalie; three grandchildren, Michael Brizendine (Donna) of Alton, Travis Mullins (Leslie) of Wake Forest, N.C., and Laurie Mullins (Andrew) of Kannapolis, N.C.; four great-grandchildren, Madelynn Davis, Bailey, Hank and Kimmy Brizendine; five nieces and nephews, Bobby Brizendine, Brenda Womack, Linda Waller, Danny Brizendine and Pam Vernon and a host of extended family.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Annie Marie Davis Brizendine and siblings Frank W. Brizendine Jr., Lacy M. Brizendine, Jessie E. Brizendine and Bennie E. Brizendine.

A funeral was held Saturday, Feb. 8, at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Republic Grove with Pastor Zak Ford officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall.

Special thanks to his caregivers, Barbara Fallen and Teresa Anderson.

Memorials may be directed to North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department, 4201 Leda Grove Road, Nathalie.

Online condolences may be directed to http://www.powellfuneralinc.com.

Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Advertising Flyer

Find out how you can reach more customers by advertising with The News & Record and The Mecklenburg Sun -- in print and online.