Gertrude W. Wilson

Gertrude W. “GG” Wilson, 96, passed away Sept. 2, 2014. She was raised in Chase City and a member of Bethel Baptist Church. Later, a resident of Newport News, and a member of Ivy Memorial Baptist Church. In 2010 she became a resident of Clarkesville. She was the proprietor for the Little Perm Beauty Shop in Newport News for 45 […]

Dorothy Robbins Rickman

Dorothy Robbins Rickman, 84, of Red Oak, passed away at her home on Sept. 14, 2014. She was the wife of the late Herman Allen Rickman. She is survived by daughter, Carolyn R. Nilsson (William); sister, Lois R. Gwaltney (Howard); and devoted nephew, Tony Robbins; step-grandchildren, Scott Nilsson (Rosse Marie), Kurt Nilsson (Karen), Alan Nilsson, Candice Nilsson, Anna Schriebel (Marty). […]

William Garland Overby

William “Bill” Garland Overby, 58, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. He was born in Mecklenburg County, to the late Wilson Garland Overby and Joyce Seate Tingen, who survives. Mr. Overby was also preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie Rice Overby. He loved his family and friends. Mr. Overby also loved his motorcycles, enjoyed fishing, turkey hunting, and time on […]

Willie Lee Smith

Willie Lee Smith, 69, of Clarksville, entered eternal rest Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 at the Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center. He was born in Mecklenburg County, on Aug. 20, 1945 to the late George W. and Carrie Henderson Smith. In his youth he moved to New York and would remain there for more than 30 years. During these years he […]