William Herbert Smith Jr.

William Herbert Smith Jr., 67, of Halifax, died Sunday, March 12, 2017. He was born in Brunswick County on Sept. 18, 1949, son of the late William Herbert Smith Sr. and Nellie Whitby Smith and was married to Sandra Saseen-Smith. He was a member of St. Paschal Baylon Catholic Church, was former vice president of the National Defender Investigator Association, […]

Chester Johnson Hargrove

Chester Johnson “Mick” Hargrove, 74, of Bronx, N.Y., formerly of Halifax County, died Thursday, March 9, 2017. He was born in Halifax County on Dec. 17, 1942, a son of the late Arthur Lee Hargrove and Alice Dixon Hargrove. He was a retired building manager for M.D. Carlisle Realty Corporation, New York. Mr. Hargrove is survived one son, Steven C. […]

Annie Delores Cousins

Annie Delores Cousins, 79, formerly of Halifax County, died Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y. She was born in Halifax County on April 8, 1937, a daughter of the late Lizzie Ann Cousins Boyd. She was a member of Bethel Grove Baptist Church. Mrs. Cousins is survived by one sister, Catherine Crandell Thompson and husband William […]

Betty Ann Hudkins

Betty Ann Hudkins, 66, of Halifax, died Sunday, March 12, 2017. She was born in Washington, DC on March 13, 1950,a daughter of the late Homer Jessie Hudkins and the late Dorothy Hill Hudkins. Betty enjoyed being outdoors, playing basketball, riding bicycles and sitting on the front porch. Miss Hudkins is survived by her sisters, Margie Hudkins and Barbara Hudkins, […]

Alease Chalmers

Alease Chalmers Britton, 93, formerly of Halifax County, died Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Calvary Hospital, Bronx, N.Y. She was born in Halifax County on Sept. 28, 1923, a daughter of the late James Chalmers and Lizzie Long Chalmers. She was married to the late Ernest Britton and was a member of Williams Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. Mrs. Britton […]

Quanta Nashall Chandler

Quanta Nashall Chandler, 33, formerly of Halifax County, died Friday, March 10, 2017 at VCU Medical Center, Richmond. She was born in South Boston on Jan. 18, 1984, a daughter of Anthony Featherston and Carolyn Chandler Featherson. She was employed as a LPN with Nurse Spring and with Henrico County Jail and was a member of St. Paul Baptist Church, […]

William Hoover Logan

William Hoover Logan, 88, of Mallard Lane, South Boston died Monday, March 13, 2017 at his home. He was born in Halifax County on Feb. 17, 1929, a son of the late Kernel Logan and Bessie Powell Logan. He was married to the late Mary Lillie Dixon Logan and was a member of New Zion Baptist Church and was a […]

Annie Beatrice Plenty

Annie Beatrice Plenty, 62, of Halifax County, died Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C. She was born in Halifax County on May 14, 1954, a daughter of the late David Young Plenty Sr. and Ruth Palmer Plenty and was a member of Banister Hill Baptist Church. Ms. Plenty is survived by three sisters, Ruth E. […]

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