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Wayne ‘Cotton’ Thurston Lowery Sr.

Mr. Wayne ‘Cotton’ Thurston Lowery Sr. of 4075 Lowery Road, Virgilina died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at the age of 68. He was born July 5, 1944 to the late Sherman Lowery and the late Virginia Pool Lowery and was married to Dianne Sadler Lowery. Mr. Lowery was the owner/operator of Cotton’s Backhoe Service and was a lifetime farmer. He was a member of North Fork Baptist Church and an avid supporter and coach for Halifax County Dixie Girls Softball.

Michael Irving Anderson

Mr. Michael Irving Anderson of Halifax died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at his home with his wife, Judy, of 40-1/2 years by his side. He was born in Halifax County on Feb. 9, 1950 and was 63 years of age. He was the son of the late E. Irving Anderson and Mabel Landrum Anderson and was married to Judith Smith Anderson, who survives.

Georgeanna Coleman Eargle

Mrs. Georgeanna Coleman Eargle of Howard P. Anderson Hwy., Halifax died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at The Woodview at the age of 77.

Ernest Clay

Mr. Ernest Clay of 200 Hamilton Blvd., South Boston died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at the age of 68. He was born in Halifax County on April 1, 1944 to the late Herman Clay and the late Ada Lovelace Clay.

Renita Gay Logan

Ms. Renita Gay Logan of Midway Park, N.C., formerly of Halifax County, died Feb. 23 at Onslow Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, N.C. at the age of 53.

Robert Douglas ‘Doug’ Gravitt Sr.

Mr. Robert Douglas ‘Doug’ Gravitt Sr. of 6 Maplewood Drive, South Boston, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at the age of 85. He was born in Halifax County on July 25, 1927 to the late Jessie L. Gravitt Sr. and the late Mary Ramsey Gravitt and was married to Irene Jones Gravitt. Mr. Gravitt was a member of Main St. United Methodist Church.

Dorothy Hargrove White

Mrs. Dorothy Hargrove White of 1186 Blue Rock Road, Vernon Hill, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at The Woodview at the age of 87. 

Virginia Bohannon Bailey

Mrs. Virginia Bohannon Bailey of Virgilina died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at the age of 99. 

Gladys Yancey Franklin

Gladys Yancey Franklin of 1052 John B. Scott Trail, Scottsburg passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 78.

Barbara Jean Bennett Hailey

Barbara Jean Bennett Hailey, 83, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013.