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Calvin Coolidge King

Mr. Calvin Coolidge King of South Boston died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at The Woodview at the age of 87.

Linda Lydia Ratliff

Linda Lydia Ratliff of 1071 Hunters Lane, South Boston died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at The Woodview. She was 94.

Justin Bailey Farrar

Mr. Justin Bailey Farrar of Scottsburg died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012.

Virginia Elsie Moneymaker Jones

Virginia Elsie Moneymaker Jones, 84, of Petersburg passed away Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012.

Jerry Walter Cardwell

Jerry Walter Cardwell was born on Nov. 25, 1945 in Halifax County, to the late Lorenzo Orange and Esther Mae Terry Cardwell.   He was the sixth of seven children from that union. His formative years were spent in the tobacco fields and at Williams Temple CME Church.   Life on the farm sparked his curiosity for building things. After graduation from Mary M. Bethune High School, he followed his late brother Freddie to Wash. D.C. where he began a career as a carpenter. 

David Cousins Hawthorne

David Cousins Hawthorne, 58, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012. He was a lifelong resident of South Boston. Mr. Hawthorne was preceded in death by his parents, Waverly Edward and Ruth (Smith) Hawthorne.

Stuart O’Neil Loftis

Mr. Stuart O’Neil Loftis of South Boston died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at his home. He was born Jan. 8, 1923 in Halifax County the son of the late Aubrey O’Neil Loftis and Dorothy Ramsey Loftis. His wife, Virginia Hood Loftis, also preceded him in death.

Ernest Lawson Solomon

Mr. Ernest Lawson Solomon, 94, of 12107 Philpott Road, Alton died Sept. 2, 2012 at Halifax Regional Hospital. He was born in Halifax County on Oct. 11, 1917 the son of the late Ollie Lawson Solomon and Connie Murray Solomon. He was married to Mildred Henderson Solomon, who survives.

Anthony E. New

Anthony E. New (Tony), age 53, formerly of Norfolk, took his final solo flight of his earthly journey Thursday, July 12, 2012, in Tampa, Fla., after a long and courageous battle with heart disease.

Sandra ‘Sandy’ Chase Nash

Sandra ‘Sandy’ Chase Nash, 56, of Clarksville passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012.  She was born in Methuen, Mass. on March 5, 1956 to Charlie and Billie Chase of Wilmington, N.C.