Robert Bymon Spurlock

Robert Bymon “Bobby” Spurlock, 58, of Red Oak, passed away on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015. He was born on April 22, 1957 in South Boston to the late Clarence Curtis Spurlock and the late Mary Christine Acors Spurlock. He was a member of Wylliesburg Baptist Church. Bobby is survived by his son, Steven Robert Spurlock and his wife Amy of […]

Jane Elizabeth Tanner Clary

Jane Elizabeth Clary (Tanner), 74 of Lawrenceville died Nov. 8, 2015. Her greatest accomplishment in her life was her family, with five children spanning three decades. A dedicated mother and wife, Jane was a member of Rock Church and enjoyed spending her time feeding the birds and taking care of her beloved boxer, Marley. Always putting her family first, Jane […]

Matthew Williams

Matthew “Dollar Bill” Williams, 97, of Chase City, died Friday, Nov. 6, 2015 at Chase City Health and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Williams was born in North Carolina to the late Daniel and Robbie Williams on April 5, 1918. He relocated to Virginia, mainly the Mecklenburg County area. Matthew was a caring and selfless man always doing his best in his […]

Jean Roberts Anderson

Jean Roberts Anderson, 89 of Brodnax, died Monday, Nov. 2, 2015 at her residence. A graveside service was conducted Friday, Nov. 6 at Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery in Ebony. Condolences may be sent to

Eva May Amoss

Eva May Amoss, 75 of Bracey, died Monday, Nov. 2, 2015 in VCU-Community Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, Dec. 5, at Olive Branch Baptist Church in Blackridge. Memorial contributions may be made to the Church Building Fund. Condolences may be sent to

Historical Society seeks to acquire Cotton Mill tower

Hoping to save the historic — but crumbling — tower at the old Cotton Mill site in South Boston, Barbara Bass with the Halifax County Historical Society made a proposal to South Boston Town Council on Monday night.