Sara W. Irby

PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC- -Sara W. Irby, age 79, formerly of Earls, VA, died Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at her home in Pawleys Island, SC. Born in Danville, VA, she was a daughter of the late Clarence D.


William F. “Billy” Tompkins, 81, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 28, 2017. He was predeceased by his parents, Howard Earl Tompkins and Iris Allene Byrd Tompkins; three sisters, Dorothy T.

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Barbara Williamson Parsons, 84, of Blackstone, VA, born at Spainville on September 1, 1932, the daughter of the late George Robert Williamson and Elise Jones Williamson, went to her heavenly home o

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Allen Douglas “Doug” Finch, Sr., 79, of McKenney, VA, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Doug was predeceased by a daughter, Joyce Finch Young.

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David Allen York, 44, beloved husband of Monica Stevens York, died Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at his home in Sumter, SC.


Pauline Bennett Simmons, 86, of Burkeville, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017. Mrs. Simmons was a daughter of the late Jay and Geneva Goad Bennett.

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Chapel services with military honors were held 11 a.m. Monday, July 10, 2017, at the Virginia Veterans Cemetery, 10300 Pridesville Rd., Amelia, VA 23002.

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She was a member of Crenshaw United Methodist Church in Blackstone and was active in the United Methodist Women and the Mamie Westmoreland Sunday School Class.

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