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George Whitt Chaney

Mr. George Whitt Chaney of Halifax died Monday, April 28, 2014, at his home. 

He was born in Halifax County on Oct. 24, 1950 and was 63 years of age. He was the son of the late John Hagood Chaney and Rosa Whitlow Chaney.

Mr. Chaney attended Glenwood United Methodist Church.

His survivors include one niece, Allison C. Wazeka, and husband Robert of South Boston; one nephew, Edwin A. Chaney Jr., and wife Tracey Ann of South Boston; his great-nieces and nephews, Robert Carlton Wazeka III, Dillon Atkinson Wazeka, Edwin (Eddie) Chaney III and Loren Chaney.

In addition to his parents, one brother, Edwin A. Chaney Sr., also preceded Mr. Chaney in death.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 3, 2014, at 3 p.m. at Halifax Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Larry Davis officiating.

The family will receive friends at the home of Allison and Robert Wazeka, 1313 Bayonne Avenue, South Boston.

For memorials, consider Patrick Henry Boys and Girls Home, P.O. Box 1398, Brookneal, VA 24528.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.