Obituaries

Willis

Mrs. Virginia Frances Johnson Willis, 106, of Crewe, completed her journey on September 21, 2017 at The Woodview in South Boston, Virginia. She was born in Blackstone, Virginia on March...

Willis

Mrs. Christine F. Willis, 89, of Burkeville, died September 15, 2017. She is survived by her grandsons, Earl (Christina) Smith, Jr. and Carl (Michelle) Smith; great-grandchildren, Earl III, Deontre, Kristen,...

Simpson

Clarence A. Simpson, Sr., 83, of Blackstone, VA, passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2017. He is predeceased by his parents, Willie L. and Bessie Atkins Simpson; his wife, June...

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Simmons

Mr. James H. Simmons, 71, of Burkeville, died September 9, 2017. He is survived by four sons, Roger, James, Otis (Barbara) Simmons, and Kevin Fitzgerald; eight grandchildren, Simone, Reggie, Jasmine,...

Schwartz

Mrs. Shirley Lynn Schwartz, age 61, of South Hill, died Saturday, September 16, 2017 in her home. She was a computer data base administrator for the law firm of Hunton...

Killian

LANCASTER, SC -- Mr. Timothy Alan Killian, 59, of Lancaster, passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Levine & Dickson Hospice House – Southminster in Charlotte surrounded by his wife,...

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Jordan

Mrs. Ethel J. Jordan, 79, of Blackstone, died September 14, 2017. She is survived by her children, Kelvin (Varie) Jordan, Bettie (William) Backus, and Gregory (Laurie) Jordan; four grandchildren; three...

Jones

Mr. Bernard A. Jones, 55, of Blackstone, died September 8, 2017. He is survived by his mother, Emma L. Jones; fiancée, Adrienne Lewis; daughter, Angela B. Chukwudebelu (Charles); grandchildren, Chelsey...

Green

Mr. Lawrence M. Green, Sr., 57, of Richmond, died September 15, 2017. He is survived by his son, Lawrence, Jr.; one brother, Clarence Green, Jr.; sisters, Grace Massenburg and Ruth...

Ford

Louis William Ford, Jr., 69, of Hebron, CT, beloved husband of Joyce (Jennings) Ford, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 21, 2017 with his wife by his side. Born in...

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Decker

Ronald Elbert Decker, age 75, of Monrovia, MD, formerly of Blackstone, passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017. He is survived by his beloved wife of 33 years, Susan Joyce Strickland...

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White

Mrs. Nora B. White, age 82, of Blackstone, Virginia, departed this life September 2, 2017. She is preceded in death by her husband, John Henry White.

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Jackson

Mrs. Willa P. Jackson, 75, of Burkeville, died August 26, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Herman M.

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