Jeffress Funeral Home
 2000 North Main Street - South Boston,VA 24592
 434.572.2046 
​Stanley L. Jeffress - Owner
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OBITUARY NOTICES

Mrs. Olivia Virginia Hart Dixon 

Mrs. Olivia Virginia Hart Dixon of Leda Road, Nathalie, VA died Thursday, April 18th at her residence at the age of 82.

Mrs. Dixon was born in Halifax County, VA on September 15, 1936 to the late Mrs. Mary Hart Jones. She was married to the late Mr. Tom Childress, II and later married Mr. Herbert Hoover Dixon. Mrs. Dixon was a member of Mount Pleasant CME Church and later joined Christ Temple Blue Rock Apostolic Church.

Mrs. Dixon is survived by (1) son: Mr. Tom Childress, III (Sally) of Seattle, Washington; (3) daughters: Mrs. Iris Brooks, Ms. Veria Clements and Ms. Audrey Dixon; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; (1) brother: Mr. Leon Brown (Faye) of Maryland; (1) uncle: Mr. Atkerrson Hart of South Boston, VA; (2) sons-in-law: Mr. Kenneth Henry of Altavista, VA and Mr. William Brooks of Nathalie, VA; and a host other relatives and friends including special cousins, Ms. Cecil Haskins Rouse and Mrs. Doris Ann Womack; (1) sister-in-law: Ms. Shirley Dixon of Vernon Hill, VA; In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by (1) grandson: Mr. Ken Torrin Henry and her step-father: Mr. Thomas George Jones.

Funeral services for Mrs. Olivia Virginia Hart Dixon will be held Wednesday, April 24th at 11a.m. at Blue Rock Holiness Church with District Elder Donald Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, April 23th from noon until 8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the residence, 1060 Leda Road, Nathalie, VA.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, 2000 North Main Street, South Boston, VA.




Mr. Keointa Jamar Waller

Mr. Keointa Jamar Waller of Vernon Hill, VA died Tuesday, April 16th at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 29.

Mr. Waller was born in Halifax County, VA on February 28, 1990 to Mrs. Sheila Waller Edmonds and the late Mr. Alex Cook, Sr.  

Mr. Waller is survived by his mother: Mrs. Sheila Edmonds and step-father Mr. Robert Edmonds of the home; (4) sisters: Ms. LaTasha Easley, Ms. Lucy Cook and Ms. Alica Cook, all of South Boston, VA, and Ms. Alexis Cook of Washington, DC; (1) brother: Mr. Alex Cook, Jr. of Washington, DC; his grandmothers: Mrs. Irene Waller and Mrs. Mary Henderson; (2) step-sisters: Ms. Antonya Faulkner of Halifax, VA and Ms. Alexandria Cook of Danville, VA; (2) step-brothers: Mr. Antonio Chappell and Mr. Anthony Faulkner, both of South Boston, VA; his devoted girl friend: Ms. TyKera Harris; and host of cousins, aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends including the Old School Road Gang. 

Funeral services for Mr. Keointa Jamar Waller will be held on Sunday, April 21st at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church on Ferry Street. Burial will follow in the Rose Garden Cemetery.

Public viewing for family and friends will be held on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 6 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the residence, 1230 Wilson Memorial Trail, Vernon Hill, VA.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, 2000 North Main Street, South Boston, VA.


Mr. Robert Edward Beaver

Mr. Robert Edward Beaver of Long Island, NY died Monday, April 8th at the age of 37.

Mr. Beaver was born in Virginia Beach, VA on April 29, 1981 to Mrs. Novella Stewart Beaver Leigh and the late Mr. Robert E.H.C.L. Beaver.  

Mr. Beaver is survived by his mother: Mrs. Novella Stewart Beaver Leigh (William); (2) brothers: Mr. Johnny Lee Beaver and Mr. Kevin Curtis Beaver; (1) sister: Ms. Stephanie Yvonne Beaver; (1) step-sister: Ms. Nicy Leigh; (4) aunts; (4) uncles; his fiance’: Ms. Nadene Howard; godmother: Ms. Cheryl F. Ballance and host of cousins, other relatives and friends. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his grandparents: Mr. Lynn Edger Stewart and Mrs. Emma Brooks Stewart.

Funeral services for Mr. Robert Edward Beaver will be held on Saturday, April 20th at 11 a.m. at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Frederick Eily officiating. 

Public viewing for family and friends will be held on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the residence, 2047 East Hyco Road, South Boston, VA.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, 2000 North Main Street, South Boston, VA.


Ms. Victoria Lynn Bates

Ms. Victoria Lynn “Vicky” Bates of River Road, South Boston, VA died Sunday, April 14th at Berry Hill Nursing Home at the age of 46.

Ms. Bates was born in Halifax County, VA on August 1, 1972 to Mrs. Mandy Jackson Bates and the late Mr. Gordon Bates, Jr. and was a member of New Shiloh Baptist Church.

Ms. Bates is survived by her mother: Mrs. Mandy Bates of South Boston, VA; (1) sister: Mrs. Mona Bates Johnson (Brian) of Richmond, VA; aunts and uncles: Mr. Earl L. Bates, Mr. Robert L. Bates (Queen), Ms. Eva M. Bates; Mr. Arthur Bates (Mary) and Mr. James Bates (Patrice); great aunts and uncles: Mr. Paul Coleman (Sandra), Ms. Katherine Coleman; godmother: Ms. Alice Boyd; god sister: Ms. Detra M. Brown; god brother: Mr. Gregory L. Plenty and a host of god nieces, nephews, other relatives and devoted friends. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Bates, Sr. and Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Jackson.

Funeral services for Ms. Victoria Lynn “Vicky” Bates will be held Saturday, April 20th at 2 p.m. at The Crawford House Chapel in Halifax with Rev. Sylvester Crawley officiating. Burial will follow at the New Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery.

Public viewing for family and friends will be held on Friday, April 19th from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. at The Crawford House Chapel in Halifax. The family will receive friends at the residence, 1237 River Road, South Boston, VA.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, 2000 North Main Street, South Boston, VA.


Barbara Ferrell Crawley

Mrs. Barbara Ferrell Crawley of Wilson Memorial Trail, Vernon Hill died on Monday, April 8, 2019, at her residence at the age of 62.

Mrs. Crawley was born in Halifax County on Oct. 15, 1956 to the late Mr. Harold Ferrell and Mrs. Estelle Crews Ferrell. She was married to the late Mr. John Henry Crawley and at an early age joined St. Matthew Baptist Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Alisa Barksdale, (Patrick) of Vernon Hill; three granddaughters; four sisters, Mrs. Shelia Brooks (Ephraim), Ms. Brenda Ferrell, Mrs. Anita Lacks (Kelvin) and Mrs. Kim Ferrell (Joseph); and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband and parents, one brother, Mr. Harold Ferrell Jr., and one sister, Ms. Donna Jean Ferrell, also preceded Mrs. Crawley in death.

Funeral services will be held Monday, April 15, 2019, at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew Baptist Church with Pastor Alfred Chandler and the Rev. Morris Mitchell officiating.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing for family and friends will be Sunday, April 14, 2019, from noon until 6 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends at the residence, 2169 Wilson Memorial Trail, Vernon Hill.

Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.

Sandra Wooden Green

Mrs. Sandra Wooden Green of Henrico County, formerly of Halifax County, died Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Manor Care Nursing Home in Richmond at the age of 61.

Mrs. Green was born in Halifax County on April 11, 1957 to Charlie Edward Wooden Sr. and Naomi Jackson Wooden. She was married to Saint Paul Green and was a member of Bethel Grove Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband of the home, survivors include two sons, Louis “Rick” Llewellyn of Richmond and Domanic Chappell of Lynchburg; one daughter, Candie Rivera, (Felix) of South Carolina; six grandchildren; two step-daughters, Agaisia and Quinice Green, both of Baltimore, Maryland; one sister, Vanessa W. Carden, (Charlie Jr.); one sister-in-law, Marilyn G. Carden, (Wendell); one brother-in-law, Cleophus Green; one nephew; one niece; one great nephew; two aunts; and a host of other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, one daughter, Gail NeShay Llewellyn, one brother, Charlie Edward Wooden Jr., and one sister, Marquetta Wooden Thaxton, also preceded Mrs. Green in death.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 13, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Bethel Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Marvin Bowman officiating.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing for family and friends will be Friday, April 12, 2019, from noon until 6 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends at 7188 Morton’s Ferry Road, Clover.

Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.

Mr. Floyd David Watkins 

Mr. Floyd David Watkins, of Hodges Street, South Boston VA died Thursday, April 4th at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 70.

Mr. Watkins was born in Halifax County, VA on July 6, 1948 to the late Lewis Watkins and Gladys Scott Watkins. He was married to the late Sharon Watkins and was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church. 

Mr. Watkins is survived by (6) grandsons: Rondell Watkins, Tahari Watkins, Shakeem Watkins, Shaine Watkins, Richard Dakers, and Brandon Dakers all of Windsor, CT; (1) sister: Mattie Williams (Otis) of Windsor, CT;  a host of nieces and nephews including, the devoted Betty Street, Loretta Ballou, Patricia Chambers and Albert Watkins, other relatives and friends. In addition to his wife and parents he was preceded in death by (1) son: Floyd D. Watkins, Jr.; (6) sisters and (2) brothers.

Funeral services for Mr. Floyd David Watkins will be held on Saturday, April 13th at 11:00 a.m. at Mount Olive Baptist Church with Overseer Margaret Lawrence-Davis as eulogist. Burial will follow in Rose Garden Cemetery.

Public viewing for family and friends will be held Friday, April 12th from 10:00 a.m. until 8 p.m. The family will receive friends at the home of Ms. Betty Street, 327 Leigh Street, South Boston, VA. 

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, 2000 North Main Street, South Boston, VA.


Mr. Duron Allen Brown

Mr. Duron Allen Brown of Sinai Road, South Boston, VA died Monday, April 1st at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 41.

Mr. Brown was born in Halifax County on December 9, 1977 to Ms. Verlie Brown and Mr. Brian Douglas Morefield and was married to Mrs. Nunciata Chandler Brown.

Mr. Brown is survived by his wife: Mrs. Nunciata Chandler Brown; (5) daughters: Mrs. Shakayla Brown of Richmond, VA, Ms. Nyiesha Chandler, Ms. Chyna Brown, Ms. Emanee Brown and Ms. Dakeya Brown, all of Halifax, VA; father: Mr. Brian Morefield (Sandra) of Halifax, VA; mother: Ms. Verlie A. Brown of Danville, VA; (4) sisters: Ms. Tamika Fallen, Ms. Kara Morefield, Ms. Shayluana Hughes and Ms. Tahara Parmenter; grandmother: Mrs. Carol Wilson; mother-in-law: Ms. Mary Chandler; (2) brothers-in-law: Mr. Garry Chandler (Aiesha) and Mr. Timothy Chandler (Vanetta) (2) sisters-in-law: Mrs. Lawanda Chandler and Mrs. Sharonda Chandler (7) uncles including the devoted Mr. Luke Brown (6) aunts and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral service for Mr. Duron Allen Brown will be Monday, April 8th at 3 p.m. at The Crawford House Chapel in Halifax.

Public viewing for family and friends will be Sunday from 12 noon to 6 p.m. at The Crawford House Chapel. The family will receive friends at 1146 Sinai Road, South Boston, VA.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, 2000 North Main Street, South Boston, VA. 

Henry Eugene Link Jr.

Mr. Henry Eugene Link Jr. of Carrington Trail, Alton died Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at Sentara Woodview Nursing Home at the age of 89.

Mr. Link was born in Halifax County on Aug. 7, 1929 to the late Mr. Henry Link Sr. and Mrs. Lois Crawley Link. He was married to the late Mrs. Nannie Odessa Murphy Link and was a member of Mayo Grove Baptist Church.

Mr. Link is survived by two daughters, Ms. Bonnie Carrington of Alton and Mrs. Deloris Green (Robert) of South Boston; three sons, Mr. Michael Link and Mr. David Link, both of Alton, and Mr. Barry Link (Tracey) of Durham, North Carolina; 14 grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren; one sister, Ms. Vanessa Murphy, of Alton; two sisters-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his wife and parents, one daughter, Ms. Barbara Cunningham, one son, Mr. Willie Link Jr., one grandson, Mr. Bernard Carrington Jr., three brothers, Mr. Lloyd Link, Mr. Joseph Jenkins and Mr. John Jenkins, and three sisters, Mrs. Mary Jenkins, Mrs. Sue Rogers Jenkins and Mrs. Edna Bowman, also preceded Mr. Link in death.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Mayo Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Vaxaeadrene Allen and the Rev. Lawrence Wilkerson as eulogist.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing for family and friends will be held on Friday from noon until 8 p.m.

The family will receive friends at the residence, 1052 Carrington Trail, Alton.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.

Savannah Carrington Morgan

Mrs. Savannah Carrington Morgan of Philpott Road, South Boston died Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at her residence at the age of 79.

Mrs. Morgan was born in Halifax County on Dec. 31, 1939 to the late Mr. Louis Carrington and Mrs. Lillian Satterfield Carrington. She was married to Mr. Edward Morgan Sr. and was a former member of Cross Road Baptist Church and later joined Dan River Bethel Baptist Church.

Mrs. Morgan is survived by her husband of the home; one son, Mr. Edward Morgan Jr., of South Boston; one daughter, Mrs. Gloria Morgan Easley, (Lawrence) of Halifax; two grandchildren, Lauryn Easley and Marcus Easley; five sisters, Mrs. Sue Morgan (Malcolm), Mrs. Patricia Richardson (James), Mrs. Yvonne Medley (Joel), all of South Boston, Mrs. Jean Breedlove (Kenneth) of Martinsville and Mrs. Phyllis White (Alex) of Little Rock, Arkansas; two brothers, Mr. Oscar Carrington (Linda) of South Boston and Mr. Phillip Carrington (Mary) of Augusta, Georgia; two sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law; one uncle; and host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, one sister, Ms. Mary Ellen Morgan, and one brother, Mr. Carnell Carrington, also preceded her in death.

Funeral service for Mrs. Morgan will be held Sunday, April 7, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Dan River Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Dwight Wilkerson officiating.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing for family and friends will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends at the residence, 6149 Philpott Road, South Boston.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.