Pauline Enea Williamson

Pauline Enea Williamson, widow of Alvin Williamson, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 at the age of 95. She was born in Croton, N.J., on Dec. 2, 1921 to the late Mary Forejt and Andrew Enea. Pauline was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She moved to Clarksville in 2003 and attended St. Catherine Catholic Church. Mrs. Williamson is […]

Gerald Taylor Stovall

Gerald Taylor Stovall, 77, of Stovall died Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 with his family by his side. He was the son of the late Alexander Marrow Stovall and Mary Grace Woody Stovall. Gerald was a native of Granville County, N.C., and a graduate of Stovall High School. Following high school, he was accepted to serve in the FBI but elected […]

David Ray Jackson

David Ray Jackson, 58, of Victoria, died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. He was a retired lieutenant with the Virginia Department of Corrections and a member of Concord Baptist Church. He was the son of the late Jesse and Lucille Jackson and also preceded in death by his brother, Tommy Jackson and nephews, Jesse Jackson and Scotty Lawson. He is survived […]

William Thurman Robertson

William Thurman Robertson, 91, of Chase City, died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 at Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Center, Richmond. 
Mr. Robertson was born in Skipwith on Dec. 7, 1925 to the late Frank and Mary Lyons Robertson. He was educated in the Mecklenburg County school system and at an early age joined Rocky Mount Baptist Church, Skipwith. Mr. Robertson was […]

Rose Lee Duckworth

Rose Lee Duckworth, 87, of Chase City, died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. She was the widow of James Luther Duckworth and was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Duckworth and a daughter, Hilda Dunaway. She was a member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church, and a retired employee of Jonbil, Inc. She is survived by her children, Joe Duckworth, Billy […]

John Coleman Roark Jr.

John Coleman Roark Jr., 83, of Chase City, died Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. He was a member of First Baptist Church, a retired cattle and tobacco farmer, served on Mecklenburg County Planning Commission, a board member of MacCallum More Gardens, board member of Chase City Medical Clinic and Farm Bureau, a member of Mecklenburg Country Club, a master gardener and […]

Herndon retires as Halifax County school superintendent

Halifax County Superintendent of Schools Merle Herndon has set her retirement for June, a decision accepted by the school board Monday night after members ended a brief impasse over the naming of a board chair and vice chair for the year.