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Josephine Tucker Powell

Josephine Tucker Powell, a lifelong resident of Halifax County, died peacefully at home July 24, 2012.  Born in May of 1929, she was the daughter of the late Kate Easley Edmunds and Henry Joseph Tucker.  

Anne Shelton Hughes

Anne Shelton Hughes, 89, of Volens went to be with her Lord on July 24, 2012.  She was born in Pittsylvania County on Sept. 22, 1922, to Walter and Elma Shelton.  She was a member of the Memorial Presbyterian Church of Volens where she served 48 years teaching and providing dedicated services.

Herbert Nathaniel Petty

Mr. Herbert Nathaniel “Nate” Petty of Lynchburg, age 76, passed away on July 22, 2012 at Lynchburg General Hospital.  He was the son of the late Henry Herbert Petty and Laurie Janie Peters Petty.

Carolyn Kern Kogers Bowes

Mrs. Carolyn Kern Rogers Bowes of Nathalie died July 22, 2012 at Halifax Regional Hospital.  She was 59 years of age at the time of her death.  Carolyn was born Nov. 14, 1952, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Kern and the late Jonah Moon.

Frances Granger Hudson Twyford

Frances Granger Hudson Twyford, 93, passed away July 20, 2012 at Hartley Hall Nursing Home in Pocomoke City, Md.  She was born on June 13, 1919 in Crystal Hill to Henry Melvin and Louise Lacy Granger.

Catherine Lucille Puryear

Mrs. Catherine Lucille Puryear, age 87 of South Boston, died Saturday, July 21, 2012, at the Woodview.

Gladys Owen Daniel


Gladys Owen Daniel, 87, of Nelson passed away on July 20, 2012.

Dorothy May Guth

Dorothy May Guth, at the age of 82, passed away from heart failure Saturday morning, July 21, 2012, at 8 a.m., at Halifax Regional Hospital.

Arey Weldon Ward

Mr. Arey Weldon Ward of Halifax died Thursday, July 19, 2012, at the Halifax Regional Hospital. 

Sharon Denise Howerton

Sharon Denise Howerton of Virgilina died Tuesday, July 17, 2012, in South Boston. She was born June 7, 1964 in Halifax and was 48 years of age.