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Obituaries

Mr. William Burton Weatherford, Sr
Mr. William Burton Weatherford, Sr. of 4106 Chatham Road, Halifax died Saturday, December 15, 2007 at his home. Born March 12, 1913 in Halifax County, he was 94 at the time of his death. He was the son of the late John Anderson Weatherford, Sr. and the late Annye Hardie Weatherford and was married to the late Mildred Dixon Weatherford. He was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church and the Woodmen of the World.
Mr. Burton is survived by one daughter, Margaret W. Hudson and husband Eric of South Boston and one son, William B. Weatherford, Jr. and wife Diane of Halifax, two grandsons, Bryon Eric Hudson and wife Julie of Danville and Timothy Lee Weatherford of Halifax, two great grandsons, Benjamin Hudson and Ethan Hudson of Danville, two step grandchildren, Mark Conner of Richmond and Ann Marie Jones of Thomasville, NC and two step great grandchildren, Emily and Andrew Jones of Thomasville, NC, a sister, Annette W. Turner of Lawrenceville, a number of nieces and nephews, and a devoted caregiver, Edna Hershman.
A funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, December 18, 2007 at 2 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church with the Rev. Brian Simmons conducting the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Asbury Methodist Church one hour prior to the service and at other times at his home 4106 Chatham Road, Halifax. For memorials please consider the Asbury United Methodist Church cemetery fund or the Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592.


Ms. Kimberly Renea Paige
Ms. Kimberly Renea Paige of Charlottesville, formerly of Halifax, died Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at her residence at the age of 28. Born in Halifax County on August 24, 1979 to Mr. George L. Paige and Mrs. Laura Edmunds Paige, she was a member of Banister Hill Baptist Church. She was employed with the CFA Institute in Charlottesville. Ms. Paige is survived by her father and mother of Halifax, a sister, Ms. Syrinda E. Paige of Falls Church, her grandmother, Mrs. Thelma Edmunds of Halifax and a host of aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.
A funeral service for Ms. Paige will be conducted on Tuesday, December 18 at 11 a.m. at Banister Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. William F. Carr officiating. Burial will follow in the Piney Grove Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Jeffress Funeral Home Chapel on Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers please consider the Kimberly Renea Paige UVA Scholarship Fund. Contributions may be sent to the ASBC Foundation memo Kimberly Paige, 3709 - TIE S George Mason Drive, Falls Church, VA 22042.


Mr. Herbert Eugene Ferrell
Mr. Herbert Eugene Ferrell of 103 Greenfield Road, South Boston died Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at his home at the age of 46. Born in Halifax County on April 29, 1961, he was the son of Mrs. Margaret Medley Ferrell and the late Mr. Herbert I. Ferrell. He was a member of Williams Temple C.M.E. Church and was an Army veteran.
Mr. Ferrell is survived by a daughter, Ms. Kenya Ferrell of Lawrence, MA, a son, Mr. Myles Ferrell, also of Lawrence, MA, his mother, Mrs. Margaret Medley Ferrell of South Boston, two sisters, Mrs. Susie Coleman and Mrs. Cassandra Crowell, both of South Boston, a brother, Mr. William Ferrell of South Boston, his grandmother, Mrs. Margaret Medley, a sister-in-law, two brothers-in-law, two aunts, four uncles, a friend, Ms. Angelia Ferrell of Nathalie, six nieces, two nephews, a great niece and a host of other relatives and friends.
A funeral service for Mr. Ferrell will be conducted on Monday December 17 at 1 p.m. at Williams Temple C.M.E. Church with the Rev. George Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military rites by the American Legion Post 99. The family is receiving friends at the home, 103 Greenfield Road, South Boston.


Mrs. Gertrude Ferrell Chaney,
Mrs. Gertrude Ferrell Chaney, 90, of 2037 Winns Creek Road, Halifax died Thursday, December 13, 2007 at The Woodview. She was born in Charlotte County on April 17, 1917, a daughter of the late Sallie Ferrell and Byrd Lee Ferrell and was married to the late Major Edmondson Chaney. She was a member of Winns Creek Baptist Church.
She is survived by two daughters, Helen C. Loftis and husband Vince of Crystal Hill, Rachel C. Saunders of Nathalie; one son, William B. Chaney and wife Jeanette of Halifax; six grandchildren, Ricky Loftis, Kenneth Loftis, Mary Crews, Bruce Saunders, Cheryl Book, Catherine Chaney Gillie, five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one sister, Martha Baldwin.
Funeral services were held Sunday, December 16 at Winns Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Kopco officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592, Winns Creek Baptist Church, 3088 Howard P. Anderson Road, Halifax, VA 24558 or South Boston Alzheimer's Association, 301 Powell Road, South Boston, VA 24592.


Mr. Thomas Lee Scott
Mr. Thomas Lee Scott, 60, of 3008 Allen Trail, Scottsburg died Thursday, December 13, 2007 at his home. He was born in Halifax County on January 15, 1947, a son of the late Walter Scott and Irene Lindsey Scott and was married to Virginia D. Scott. He attended Friendship Baptist Church and was a logger.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by four daughters, Lisa Adams and friend Dennis Robbins of Red Oak, Tammy Wade and husband Owen of Scottsburg, Lynn Fallen and husband Jamie Fallen, Jr. of Scottsburg, Renee Torres and husband Brigido of Scottsburg; one son, James Scott and fiancé Lisa Mask of Scottsburg; three sisters, Christine Hazelwood of Brookneal, Janie Scott of Clover and Lula Seamster of Nathalie; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Calvin Scott.
Funeral services were held Sunday, December 16 at Brooks Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ricky Whitlow, Jr. and Kevin Mullins officiating. Burial followed in Saxe Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 875, South Boston, VA 24592.


Mrs. Bertha Mae Bailey Watson
Mrs. Bertha Mae Bailey Watson of 3047 Ball Park Loop, Halifax died Thursday, December 13, 2007 at her home at the age of 73. Born in Halifax on May 12, 1934 to the late Mr. James Bailey and Mrs. Beatrice Buster Bailey, she was married to the late Mr. Perry Watson and was a member of New Mt. Olive Apostolic Church.
Mrs. Watson is survived by four sons, Mr. Charles Watson of Fayetteville, NC, Mr. Jerome Watson of Waldorf, MD, Mr. Joseph Watson of Chesterfield and Mr. James Watson of Halifax, two daughters, Mrs. Katherine Reaves of Halifax and Mrs. Helen Turner of Augusta, GA, 14 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, a sister, Ms. Bessie Bailey of Halifax, three daughters-in-law, Mrs. Lavonya Watson of Fayetteville, NC, Mrs. Sally Watson of Waldorf, MD and Mrs. Carolyn Watson of Chesterfield, a son-in-law, Mr. Jeff Turner of Augusta, GA, and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Ms. Sheila Watson and Ms. Mamie Watson and a brother, Mr. George Bailey.
A funeral service for Mrs. Watson will be held on Wednesday, December 19 at New Mt. Olive Apostolic Church with District Elder Leonia Palmer officiating. Burial will follow in the County Line Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the residence, 3047 Ball Park Loop, Halifax.

Harriett Irby Chambers

Athens, Ga. ó Harriett Irby Chambers, 82, wife of the late William
Thomas Chambers, died Sunday, December 16, 2007 at St. Maryís Hospice
House. Born in Halifax County, she was the daughter of the late Acree
Dunn Irby and Wirt Carrington Jordan Irby.  A resident of Athens for 35
years, she was a homemaker and a member of Emmanuel Episcopal Church.
Survivors include her step children: William T. Billy Chambers, Jr.
and his wife Donna of Hartwell, Ga., Carol Louise Chambers of Savannah,
Ga.; two step grandchildren: Katie Norris of Lavonia, Ga., Ben Norris
of Canon, Ga.; two great great grandchildren; niece: Hope Irby Bagwell;
great niece: Elizabeth Anderson and her husband George of Ashville, NC;
three great nephews; four great nephews and one great great nephew.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, December 20, 2007 at Emmanuel
Episcopal Church at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Robert Salamone officiating.
Memorials may be made to Habitat for Humanity, c/o Mr. and Mrs. Chris
Milner, Julienton Road, Townsend, GA 31331or your local Humane Society.

 

 Mrs. Phyllis Wilkins Inge
Mrs. Phyllis Wilkins Inge of 1213 Nathalie Road, Nathalie died
Saturday, December 15, 2007 at Halifax Regional Hospital. Born October
16, 1934 in Halifax County she was 73 at the time of her death. She was
the daughter of Joseph Sanford Wilkins and Ruth Brown Wilkins and was
married to the late Douglas Bryant Inge. She was a member of Catawba
Baptist Church.
Mrs. Inge is survived by three daughters, Jonette Inge Talbott and
husband Maurice of Nathalie, Susan Inge Thomasson of Halifax and
Elizabeth Annette Inge of Nathalie, a daughter-in-law, Janet Lester
Inge of South Boston and two grandsons, Jason Sanford Talbott and wife
Katrina of Alton and Bryant James Inge of South Boston and a
granddaughter, Sarah Elizabeth Inge of South Boston and two great
grandsons, Ethan John Talbott and Lucas Dale Talbott, both of Alton.
Also surviving are dear friends, Mildred Henderson, Jean Lightcap and
her many beloved cats. She was preceded in death by her husband and a
son, Douglas Mitchell Inge.
A funeral service for Mrs. Inge will be conducted on Wednesday,
December 19 at 2 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Brian
Simmons and the Rev. Jeaux Simmons officiating. Burial will follow in
Catawba Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends
Tuesday evening, December 18 from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at Powell Funeral
Home and at other times at the home, 1213 Nathalie Road, Nathalie. For
memorials please consider the Halifax County Humane Society or a
charity of choice.