Duane Westbrook Royal

Duane Westbrook Royal, husband of Barbara Carter Royal, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018 at the age of 86. He was born on Nov. 18, 1932 in Brunswick County to the late William Irving and Mary Helen Ingram Royal. Duane served in the United States Army with active duty during the Korean Conflict. He was employed for 38 years with VDOT, […]

Orlando Alexander White


Orlando Alexander “Monk” White, age 85, of Chase City died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. “Monk” was a retired farmer and a member of First Christian Church. He is survived by his nephews, Doug Stewart and wife, Teresa, Earl Hudson and wife, Fay, nieces, Virginia Harris and Ruth Black. Services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 28 2 p.m. at Wood Funeral […]

William Lee Drake

William Lee Drake, 84 of Brodnax, died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 at his home. He was a retired U. S. government civil service employee and a Navy veteran. A funeral was conducted Saturday, Nov. 24 by Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory at Lake Gaston Christian Life Center with American Legion Post 79 Military Honors. Condolences may be sent to www.crowderhitecrews.com.

Betty Ann Baird Liles


Betty Ann Baird Liles, 71 of Blackridge, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018 at VCU-Community Memorial Hospital. A graveside service was conducted Saturday, Nov. 24 at Canaan Cemetery by Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory. Condolences may be sent to www.crowderhitecrews.com.

Mary Diane Presley


Mary Diane Presley, 73 of South Hill, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018 in a Richmond hospital. She was a retired nurse’s aide. A service will be conducted at a later date at Williams United Methodist Church in Lunenburg County. Condolences may be sent to www.crowderhitecrews.com.
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Ethel Moseley Jones


Ethel Moseley Jones, 90 of Ebony, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. She was a retired Peebles office employee. A funeral was conducted Friday, Nov. 23 by Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory at Prospect United Methodist Church with interment in the church cemetery. Condolences may be sent to www.crowderhitecrews.com.

Dwayne Allen Shue


Dwayne Allen Shue, 53 of Bracey, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. He was a self employed carpenter. A service will be conducted at a later date. Condolences may be sent to www.crowderhitecrews.com. Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

J. Laxton Wilson


J. Laxton Wilson of Valentines, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, surrounded by loved ones and friends. Mr. Wilson was born in Chase City, on June 10, 1940, to the late B. L. (Bob) and Florence Wilson, he was a graduate of Bluestone High School in 1957. Memorial Services will be held at Pleasant Hill Christian Church, Gasburg, Dec. 8. Visitation […]