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Virginia Herndon Vicks

Mrs. Virginia Herndon Vicks of 8014 River Road, South Boston passed away Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at Halifax Regional Hospital. 

She was born in Hampton on Aug. 12, 1955 and was 58 years old. She was the daughter of the late Rev. Thomas O. Herndon and Virginia Davis Herndon and was married to James David Vicks. She was a member of Aarons Creek Baptist Church.

Mrs. Vicks is survived by her husband, James David Vicks, of South Boston; one daughter, Jennifer West, and husband Adam of Vernon Hill; four step-children, Jennifer Smith and husband Thomas of Nathalie, Ted Vicks of Keysville, David Scott Vicks of South Boston, Sally Newcomb and husband James of Keysville; her sister, Elizabeth Harris, and husband Mike of South Boston; 13 grandchildren; one niece; and one nephew; devoted friends Tom and Helen Bond and Karen Hughes; son-in-law Ronnie Bowman; and caregiver Jasmine Graves. 

One daughter, Kimberly Diane Riggan, and one daughter-in-law, Janie Vicks, preceded her in death.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Aarons Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe McDowell officiating. 

The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home on Friday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and other times at her home.

Online condolences may be made at 

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.