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Tina Louise Dyer Smith

Ms. Tina Louise Dyer Smith of 3341 Fort Lewis Circle, Salem, formerly of South Boston, died Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, at her home.  She was born in Richmond Nov. 9, 1969 and was 41 years of age.  She was the daughter of the late George W. Dyer Jr. and Charlotte Lane Hornick, who survives.

Alice Christine Strickland

Alice Christine Strickland passed away at her residence in Parks Edge Home in Tulsa, Oklahoma Dec. 9, 2010 at the age of 89.

Robert E. Majors Sr.

Mr. Robert E. Majors Sr. of St. Cloud, Fla., formerly of Halifax County, died Sunday, Aug. 8, at the age of 80.

Richard Mathew Watts Jr.

Mr. Richard Mathew Watts Jr. of Smithfield, N.C., formerly of Halifax County, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, in Smithfield. He was born in Scottsburg Jan. 4, 1925 and was 85 years of age. He was the son of the late Richard and Minnie Snead Watts and was married to Hilda Womack Watts, who survives.
Mr. Watts was a member of Dan River Baptist Church, Scottsburg United Methodist Church, VFW, VA Post 8163 and a World War II US Marine Veteran. He was a retired mechanic/welder at Burlington Industries and enjoyed gardening and woodworking.
In addition to his wife, survivors include one son, Kevin Watts and wife, Nancy, of Smithfield; two grandchildren, Elizabeth Watts and Cameron Watts, both of Smithfield; and one sister, Lucille Sutor, of Petersburg.
A graveside services for Mr. Watts was held Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Oakland Cemetery in Scottsburg with Military Rites with the Rev. Doug Sasser officiating.
For memorials, please consider the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, N.Y. 10018.
Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston.

Maggie Whitlow Neal

Maggie Whitlow Neal, age 86, of Red Oak, widow of Thomas Walker Neal, died Saturday, June 5, 2010, at Halifax Regional Hospital in South Boston.

William Wayne Coates

Mr. William Wayne Coates of 7244 Philpott Road, South Boston died Sunday, April 25, 2010, at his home at the age of 67.

Martha Crawley Wade

Mrs. Martha Crawley Wade of German Creek Road, South Boston died Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010, at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 89.

Margaret Spangler Ratliff

Mrs. Margaret Spangler Ratliff of South Boston died Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at Halifax Regional Hospital.  She was born in Halifax County August 3, 1932 and was 77 years of age.  She was the daughter of the late Wilbur Cecil Spangler and Bessie Bailey Spangler and was married to the late Glenn Chandler Ratliff Sr.

Raleigh Rudolph Seamster

Mr. Raleigh Rudolph Seamster of 3152 T.N. Snow Road, Nathalie died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, at Danville Regional Medical Center. He was born in Halifax County July 27, 1935 and was 74 years of age. He was the son of the late William Rufus Seamster and Elizabeth S. Seamster and was married to Mamie Harris Seamster, who survives.

Sallie Morgan Puryear Talley

Mrs. Sallie Morgan Puryear Talley, 86, of Virgilina, widow of Drewery Fontaine Talley, passed away Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, at MeadowView Terrace in Clarksville.