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Dorothy Overby Sneed

Mrs. Dorothy Overby Sneed of 3014 Johnson Mill Road, Vernon Hill, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at her home.  

Carolyn F. Coleman

Carolyn Faye Coleman, 60, passed away Oct. 20, 2012 at her home in Des Moines, Iowa with her devoted sister, Mable, and dear friends, Angela and Susan, at her side. Memorial services will be held 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Iles Funeral Homes-Dunn’s Chapel 2121 Grand Avenue, Des Moines with her cremated remains to be scattered later in Virginia.

Jennye Emma Lee Hall Thaxton

Mrs. Jennye Emma Lee Hall Thaxton of Halifax died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at her home. 

Doris Jean Saunders Spence

Mrs. Doris Jean Saunders Spence of South Boston died Friday, Oct. 26, at her home. She was born in North Carolina Sept. 11, 1935 and was 77 years of age. Her parents, Noland Saunders and Louise N. Pate, and her husband, Ed Spence, preceded her in death. 

Carolyn F. Coleman

Carolyn Faye Coleman, 60, passed away Oct. 20, 2012, at her home in Des Moines, Iowa with her devoted sister, Mable, and dear friends, Angela and Susan, at her side. Memorial services were held 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Iles Funeral Homes-Dunn’s Chapel 2121 Grand Avenue, Des Moines with her cremated remains to be scattered later in Virginia.

Deacon Benjamin Farmer

Deacon Benjamin Farmer of Vernon Hill died Oct. 24, 2012 at The Woodview at the age of 87. He was born in Halifax County on Nov. 14, 1924 to the late Mr. Hurley Farmer and Mrs. Glouis Estellle Younger Farmer Russell. 

Delois Claiborne Brown

Mrs. Delois Claiborne Brown of Winston Salem, N.C., formerly of Halifax County, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at her residence at the age of 60.

Alice Douglas Dodson

Mrs. Alice Douglas Dodson of Alton died Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at South Boston Manor Nursing Home. She was born in Pittsylvania County on Aug. 27, 1913 and was 99 years old. She was the daughter of the late Albert Douglas and the late Rosa Reaves Douglas and was married to the late Lewis M. Dodson.

Shirley Hackney Blalock

Mrs. Shirley Hackney Blalock of 103 Elizabeth Court, South Boston, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at Lynchburg General Hospital at the age of 69. 

Willie James Harris Jr.

Mr. Willie James Harris Jr., affectionately known as #1Soldier of Reidsville, N.C., died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston Salem, N.C. at the age of 36.