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David Lee Carrington

Mr. David Lee Carrington of 4068 Clays Mill Road, Scottsburg died Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, in Arrington at the age of 59.

Lee Roy Tate

Lee Roy Tate, age 89, of Randolph passed away Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012. Roy was born at home in Martintown, Union Co., Mississippi to Lee Roy and Willie Gertrude Martin Tate. He graduated Myrtle High School in 1941 a class of nine. He was enlisted as a Private into the Army on Dec. 28, 1942 at Camp Shelby, MS and served 18 months as a Drill Sergeant at Fort Lee, later deployed to Guam, Saipan and New Caledonia being honorably discharged in 1945 having attained the rank of First Sergeant. While serving at Ft. Lee, he married Blanche Marie Thomas of Richmond on Oct. 16, 1943, a marriage lasting 68 years.

Roger Lee Wilborn

Mr. Roger Lee Wilborn of South Boston died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at his home. 

James William ‘Baldy’ Coles

Mr. James William “Baldy” Coles of Rosehill Drive, South Boston, died Aug. 2, 2012 at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 64.

Irene Puckett Hogan


Mrs. Irene Puckett Hogan of Virgilina died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at her home.

Stanley John Hummert

Mr. Stanley John Hummert of 1140 Carter’s Lane, Halifax died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 at his home. He was born in Belleville, Ill. on Jan. 29, 1959 and was 53 years old. He was the son of the late Norbert Bernard Hummert and Regina Kramper Hummert and was married to Karen Brasch Hummert who survives. Stan was a member of Grace Baptist Church and attended The Worship Center. He was U.S. Navy veteran and was also active with the Boy Scouts of America, serving as a Unit Commissioner for the Dan River District.

Alfred Simmon Owen

Mr. Alfred Simmon Owen of South Boston died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012 at his home. He was born in Halifax County on Nov. 30, 1933 and was 78 years old. He was the son of the late Willie Fuller Owen and the late Gertrude Nichols Owen and married to Jean Conner Owen who survives.

William ‘Bill’ Caldwell

Mr. William “Bill” Caldwell of 1505 Penick Avenue, South Boston died July 28, 2012 at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 70 with his family by his side.

Queen Elizabeth Sims Bouldin

Mrs. Queen Elizabeth Sims Bouldin of Rodgers Chapel Road, Clover, died Monday, July 30, 2012, at South Boston Manor at the age of 84.

Mr. Wayne Dixon

Mr. Wayne Dixon of Spring Avenue, South Boston, died Friday, July 27, 2012, at Lynchburg General Hospital at the age of 68.