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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).

Fire halted at edge of data center

Leaf-burning spirals out of control; person responsible may be liable for damage after violating 4 p.m. ban

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Sally Bett Sydnor Coleman

SoVaNow.com / September 02, 2013

Sally Bett Sydnor Coleman, 82, Coles Ferry Road, Nathalie died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 at The Woodview Nursing Home. She was born July 26, 1931 in Halifax County, a daughter of the late Edward Lee Sydnor and Katie Jackson Sydnor, was married to Jimmie Lee Coleman and was a member of Brown’s Memorial Church of God in Christ.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Helen Sydnor of Scottsburg; one son, William Sydnor and wife Betty of Nathalie; seven grandchildren, including the devoted Inez Lacks; 16 great-grandchildren; one sister, Katie Coleman and husband Charles of Clover; one brother-in-law, Charlie Jennings; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by one sister, Martha Jennings and six brothers, Mark, Charles, PerAllen, Fred, Joe and George Sydnor.

A funeral will be held Monday, Sept. 2, at 11 a.m. at Brown’s Memorial Church of God in Christ with Pastor William Mosby, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at 1127 Hardings Mill Road, Nathalie.

Funeral arrangements by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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