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Willie ‘Pops’ Freeman

Mr. Willie ‘Pops’ Freeman of Martinsville, formerly of Halifax County, died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, at the age of 77.

Lucille Waskey Royster

Mrs. Lucille Waskey Royster of South Boston died Sunday, Sept 9, 2012, at Halifax Regional Hospital.  She was born in Buchanan on April 13, 1939 and was 73 years of age.  She was the daughter of the late Casa Edward Waskey and Stella Virginia Leighton Waskey and was preceded in death by her husband, Malcolm Royster.

Calvin Coolidge King

Mr. Calvin Coolidge King of South Boston died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at The Woodview at the age of 87.

Linda Lydia Ratliff

Linda Lydia Ratliff of 1071 Hunters Lane, South Boston died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at The Woodview. She was 94.

Justin Bailey Farrar

Mr. Justin Bailey Farrar of Scottsburg died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012.

Virginia Elsie Moneymaker Jones

Virginia Elsie Moneymaker Jones, 84, of Petersburg passed away Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012.

Jerry Walter Cardwell

Jerry Walter Cardwell was born on Nov. 25, 1945 in Halifax County, to the late Lorenzo Orange and Esther Mae Terry Cardwell.   He was the sixth of seven children from that union. His formative years were spent in the tobacco fields and at Williams Temple CME Church.   Life on the farm sparked his curiosity for building things. After graduation from Mary M. Bethune High School, he followed his late brother Freddie to Wash. D.C. where he began a career as a carpenter. 

David Cousins Hawthorne

David Cousins Hawthorne, 58, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012. He was a lifelong resident of South Boston. Mr. Hawthorne was preceded in death by his parents, Waverly Edward and Ruth (Smith) Hawthorne.

Stuart O’Neil Loftis

Mr. Stuart O’Neil Loftis of South Boston died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at his home. He was born Jan. 8, 1923 in Halifax County the son of the late Aubrey O’Neil Loftis and Dorothy Ramsey Loftis. His wife, Virginia Hood Loftis, also preceded him in death.

Ernest Lawson Solomon

Mr. Ernest Lawson Solomon, 94, of 12107 Philpott Road, Alton died Sept. 2, 2012 at Halifax Regional Hospital. He was born in Halifax County on Oct. 11, 1917 the son of the late Ollie Lawson Solomon and Connie Murray Solomon. He was married to Mildred Henderson Solomon, who survives.