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Local Visitor Center garners honor from state association

The South Boston/Halifax County Visitor Center has received the “Visitor Center of the Year” award given annually by the Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (VACVB).

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Margaret Lillian Hancock Clark

SoVaNow.com / November 29, 2010
Margaret Lillian Hancock Layne Clark, 73, of James River Road, Appomattox, died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010 in Lynchburg General Hospital.

She was the widow of Thomas Thornton Layne Sr. and is survived by her husband, Terry Clark. She was born Sept. 22, 1937 in Halifax County, a daughter of the late Willie Albert and Lou Ella Beadles Hancock. She was a member of Maple Grove Baptist Church and was retired from M&B Headware in Dillwyn.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Delphine (Del) Bryant and Kenny of Appomattox, three sons, Thomas Layne Jr., Russell Ray Layne and Johnnie Wayne Layne Sr. and his wife, Lennie, all of Nathalie, step children, Terry Leigh James of Forest and Dianne Weeks of Lynchburg and their families; nine grandchildren, Leslie Lawhorn and her husband Mike, Marsha Layne, Richard Moore and his wife, Tori, Steven Layne and his wife, Brandy, Tina Day, Johnny Layne Jr., Billy Layne, Felicia Wilborne, Jay Moore; and 15 great grandchildren; a half brother, David Hancock of Providence, R.I., her aunt Adell Anderson of Nathalie and Uncle Lacy Beadles of Vernon Hill.

The family wishes to express special thanks to Betty and Alfred Dotson for their care and concern during our mother’s illness.

A funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30 at Robinson Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob Phillips. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Baptist Church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-8:30 p.m. Monday night and at other times at the residence.

Those wishing to make memorials please consider Gladstone Fire Department, P. O. Box 94, Gladstone, VA 24553l or the American Cancer Society, 1030 Oakville Road, Appomattox, VA 24522 of the North Halifax Fire and EMS Dept., 4201 Leda-Grove Road, Nathalie, Va. 24577.

Robinson Funeral Home and Cremation Service is serving the family and an on-line condolence my be sent by visiting Robinson Funeral.com.

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