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Rev. Walter Davis

The Rev. Walter Davis of Long Beach, N.Y. passed away May 5, 2012. He was born in Halifax County on Sept. 13, 1927 to the late Rebecca James Hankin Davis and Charlie Steven Davis. He was married to Hazel Richardson Davis and was a member of New Vernon Baptist Church in Halifax.

Alice Lowery Clark

Mrs. Alice Lowery Clark of 4090 Old Cluster Springs Road, South Boston died Sunday, June 24, 2012, at The Woodview. 

Maryann Moorefield

Maryann Moorefield, 60, of Manakin-Sabot died Sunday, June 24, after a courageous battle with liver disease. Maryann was the beloved wife of 36 years of W. Michael Moorefield. 

Melvin Willard Phillips

Melvin Willard Phillips, 75, of 2009 Aarons Creek Road, Virgilina passed away June 20, 2012. He was born June 18, 1937 in Halifax County to the late James Henry Phillips and Irene Elliott Phillips. He was married to Sylvia Tingen Phillips and was of the Mormon faith.

Wanda Gail Wimbish Russell

Mrs. Wanda Gail Wimbish Russell of 2092 Lick Fork Creek Road, Ruffin, N.C. died Monday, June 18, 2012.  Her parents, Deacon Tom Wimbish and Mable Wimbish; and brothers, Charles and Gene Wimbish, preceded her in death.  

Survivors include her husband, Randy Russell; daughter, Randa Russell; four sons, Adrian, Randy, Elijah and Rodriguez Russell; sister, Brenda Walton (Thomas); nine brothers, Thomas (Phyllis), Walter (Mary), Horace, Donald, Robert (Barbara), William, Gerard, Phillip and Jesse Wimbish (Jorie); father-in-law, Johnnie Edgar Russell; sisters-in-law, Charlene Wimbish, Carolyn Nimmons (Jonathan) and Wanda Noble (Mike); brothers-in-law, Derrick Russell (Pinky), Sandy Russell, Alphonso Mills and Leon Mills;  other relatives and friends.  

Robert Russell Ragsdale Sr.

Mr. Robert Russell Ragsdale Sr. of Orlando, Fla., formerly of Halifax County, died June 15, 2012 at the age of 71.

Dorothy Garland Cunningham

Dorothy Garland Cunningham of Somerville, N.J., widow of John H. Cunningham Sr., and a longtime resident of New Jersey, passed peacefully Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Somerset Medical Center in New Jersey.

Roosevelt Nelson

Roosevelt Nelson, 77, husband of Margie O. Nelson, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at his home.  

Louise Harris Williams

Mrs. Louise Harris Williams of Woodcrest Apartments, Hamilton Blvd., South Boston died June 18, 2012 at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 72.

Cralle Z. Comer

Cralle Z. Comer, 80, passed away at his home in Chester on June 18, 2012. He was born in Halifax County to Charlie Z. and Lizzie W. Comer, who preceded him in death.