Betsy Higgins

Betsy Higgins died at her home in Clarksville, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017 at the age of 79. Born in Lexington, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Bradley Buckhart Brogdon and the late Muriel Gertrude Childress. She was married to the late Michael “Mike” Higgins. Betsy grew up rescuing dogs and cats as soon as she could walk and […]

Earl Wesley Lipscomb

Earl Wesley Lipscomb, 61, of Red Oak, died Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. Wesley was a retired heavy equipment operator for Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative, a member of Public Fork Christian Church, and a member of the Riflemen Hunt Club. He is survived by his wife, Dianne Duffer Lipscomb, sons, Adam Lipscomb and wife, Ashley, Erick Lipscomb and wife, Tracy, parents, Earl […]

Clover man charged in vehicular assault

A Clover 22-year-old was arrested Monday on a felony charge of aggravated assault after he allegedly rammed a vehicle into a Scottsburg house and injured another man, who is currently hospitalized at Duke University Hospital.

Shirley May Fowlkes

Shirley May Fowlkes, of Chase City, died Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 at her home. She was born Feb. 17, 1958 in Chase City and was the daughter of the late James F. Stroble Sr. and Sarah E. Stroble. She was the youngest child out of 10. At an early age she joined Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. Shirley May attended Bluestone […]

Jesse Lee Hardeman

Jesse Lee Hardeman Sr., 85, of Chase City, died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital. Mr. Hardeman was born in Houston County, Ga., May 22, 1932 to the late Hamp, Sr. and Lillie Mae Ford Hardeman. He was a 1952 graduate of Historic Thyne Institute, Chase City, VA and was a retiree of Burlington Industries, Clarksville. […]

Olympia Spring Pamplin

Olympia Spring Pamplin, 44, of Chase City, died Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital. Miss Pamplin was born in South Boston, on Oct. 29, 1973 to Ann Fuller Pamplin and the late Melvin Lee Pamplin. She was a 1991 graduate of Bluestone Senior High School, and a member of Silone Baptist Church. Miss Pamplin was previously […]

Kevin Darnell Thompson

Kevin Darnell Thompson, 36, of Chase City, died Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Thompson was born in South Hill, on Jan. 29, 1981 to Harry Thompson Jr. and Mary Ann Tunstall Thompson. He was a 1999 graduate of Bluestone Senior High School. Mr. Thompson was a member of Lone Oak Baptist Church, there he was a member […]

Hazel Saunders Lowery

Hazel Saunders Lowery, age 74, of Keysville, died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. She was born April 4, 1943 in North Carolina to the late Leonard Saunders and Bessie Bridges Saunders. She retired from the Appomattox River Manufacturing Company. Hazel is survived by three daughters, Peggy Williams and husband, Kenneth of Saxe, Linda Smith of Boydton, and Patty Mills and Tony […]

Martha King Jones

Martha King Jones of Clarksville died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 at the age of 96. She was born in Warren County, N.C. on March 6, 1921 the daughter of the late Robert Alston King and the late Nettie Ellen Wise King. A member of Ephesus United Methodist Church, she had a great love for fishing and all things outdoors and […]

Steve Walter Parks

Steve Walter Parks, 64, of Chase City, died Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. He was a self-employed contractor and a member of Black Branch Baptist Church. Steve was an avid hunter who belonged to many hunting clubs and he was a former Dixie Youth baseball coach. He is survived by his son, T.W. Parks and wife, Jennifer of Chase City, daughter, […]