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Malcolm Everett ‘Jack’ Cole Sr.

Malcolm Everett “Jack” Cole Sr., 77, of 3125 East Hyco Road, South Boston died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, at Halifax Regional Hospital. He was born April 16, 1934 in Halifax County the son of the late John Alex Cole and Ola Lowery Cole. He was married to Primrose C. Cole, who survives.

Nora Malone Rogers


Mrs. Nora Malone Rogers of Portsmouth, formerly of Halifax County, died Sunday, Jan. 22, at Danville Regional Medical Center at the age of 97.

Roscoe ‘Rock’ Howard

Mr. Roscoe “Rock” Howard of College Street, South Boston died Jan. 23, 2012 at Maple Leaf Health Care in Statesville, N.C. at the age of 84.

Littleton Gardner Blanks Jr.

Littleton Gardner Blanks Jr., 86, passed away Monday, Jan. 23, 2012, in Lynchburg.  He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 61 years, Martha Taylor Blanks. Born May 6, 1925 in Brookneal, Gardner was the son of the late Littleton Gardner Blanks Sr. and Emma T. Blanks.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his two sisters, Mildred B. Lee and Nell B. Paine.

Sylvia Jennings Henderson


Sylvia Jennings Henderson, 69, of Charlottesville, passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, in a local hospital after battling cancer. She is survived by her husband, Glenwood C. Henderson; her son, David C. Henderson and his wife, Alena; her brother, William W. Jennings Jr. and his wife, Sandra Sue; and three grandchildren, Justin, Andrew and Alexander Henderson.

Peachye Gunn Seamster Childress

Peachye Gunn Seamster Childress, 91, of Cody Road, Gretna, formerly of Rustburg, passed away Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at Halifax Regional Hospital. 

Gray Snead Dismuke

Mrs. Gray Snead Dismuke of South Boston died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, at Halifax Regional Hospital. She was born in Halifax County on June 30, 1925 and was 86 years old. She was the daughter of the late Harold Snead and the late Hattie Snead and was married to the late Kyle Berkley Dismuke.

Donyea Lamont Edmonds

Mr. Donyea Lamont Edmonds of Westside Drive, South Boston died Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 29.

Dennis Carl Wilbourne

Mr. Dennis Carl Wilbourne of Milton, N.C., formerly of South Boston, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Halifax Regional Hospital. 

Kathleen Ingram Landrum

Kathleen Ingram Landrum who would have been 91 on January 21, 2012 died Jan. 17, 2012 at Dogwood Village Health and Rehab in Orange. She was born Jan. 21, 1921 in Halifax County the daughter of the late Arthur Ingram and the late Ann Osborne Ingram. She was a member of Ingram Church, a homemaker and was married 52 years to Clarence Landrum, deceased.