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Debra Crouch Walker

Debra Crouch Walker of South Boston died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at Halifax Regional Hospital. She was born in Halifax County, N.C. on Dec. 28, 1951 and was 61 years of age. She was the daughter of Lacy B. Crouch Jr. and Rose Roberson Crouch. 

Louise Nichols Rickman

Louise Nichols Rickman, age 87, died at her Mechanicsville home Oct. 1, 2013. She was born in Roanoke to the late Lucinda Overstreet Covington and L.B. ‘Jigger’ Covington. She was predeceased by her first husband, Vincent T. Nichols Sr. and her second husband, Robert Irvin ‘Rick’ Rickman (Sept. 8, 2013). She was also preceded in death by her brothers, James L. Covington and Ralph H. Covington. 

Shirley Mae Dunn Murphy

Mrs. Shirley Mae Dunn Murphy of Washington, D.C. and formerly of Halifax County died on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at the age of 74.

Julian Randolph Harrison Jr.

Mr. Julian Randolph Harrison Jr. of South Boston died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg. He was born in Suffolk County May 20, 1937 and was 76 years of age. 

Lottie ‘Irene’ Fallen Smith

Lottie “Irene” Fallen Smith of South Boston died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at The Woodview. She was born in Halifax County on Nov. 11, 1930 and was 82 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Leslie Fallen and Allie Wilkerson Fallen.

Thomas Delano Whitt Sr.

Thomas Delano Whitt Sr. of Sandy Hook died Sept. 29, 2013 at his home. He was born in Halifax County on Dec. 22, 1932 and was 80 years of age. He was the son of the late Gaby Whitt and Elsie Talley Whitt and is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Hughes Whitt.

Theodore Ray Muse

On Sept. 27, 2013, our loved one, Theodore Ray Muse, was called home to be with the Lord.  He was the son of the late Louis and Iretha Muse of Halifax.

Elna Short Burton

Elna Short Burton of Halifax died Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at her home. She was born in Pittsylvania County on Oct. 28, 1926 and was 86 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Lundy Short and Lena Fuller Short and was also preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Harrell Burton Sr.

James Weldon Solomon 

James “Weldon” Solomon passed away Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at Virginia Baptist Hospital in Lynchburg.

Robert Irvin Rickman

Robert Irvin Rickman died peacefully Sept. 8, 2013 (his mother’s birthday) in Mechanicsville. He was born in Clover on May 30, 1923 to the late Lottie Lacks Rickman and James Thomas Rickman, and he was also preceded in death by a son, Mickey L. Rickman; sisters Annie Jeffress Rickman and Agnes Dollaye; brothers James Thomas Rickman Jr. and Isaac R. Rickman.