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On the Ebola front lines

County native opts to switch duties as Emory RN, bringing him face-to-face with victims of outbreak

Tax deadlines jeopardized by tardy bills

Town of Halifax expects to push back due date for personal property payments; South Boston struggles to stick to schedule

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Coleman Starnes, coaching legend, dies at age 75

Frank Coleman Starnes, the most successful high school varsity football coach in Comet history, passed away Wednesday

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Sam Icenhour

SoVaNow.com / November 21, 2012

Sam Icenhour, 91, passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 in Twin Lakes Nursing Home in Burlington, N.C.

Born April 14, 1921, Sam was one of eight children born to the late James Wallace and Mamie Watson Icenhour of Chase City. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a retired farmer.

Mr. Icenhour is survived by his sister, Agnes Nord, sister-in-law, Lilly Icenhour, nieces, Karlotta Young (Thomas), Dorothy Adcock (Doug), Mildred Elliott, Ruth Ann Thompson (Robert), and nephews, Randall Nord (Christy) and Leroy Icenhour (Linda). He also has many great nieces and nephews that survive him.

A funeral will be held Wednesday, Nov. 21at 2 p.m. in the chapel at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home with the Rev. Jane Lyon officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Chase City.

The family will receive friends prior to the service, starting at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at http://www.wclfh.com. The family expresses many thanks to the staff of Twin Lakes Nursing Home.

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