Jeffress Funeral Home
 2000 North Main Street - South Boston,VA 24592
​Stanley L. Jeffress and Wanda B. Jeffress - Owners
HomeObituary Notices

Gordon Younger

Mr. Gordon Younger of Meadville Road, Halifax died Monday, May 2, 2016, at his residence at the age of 81.

Mr. Younger was born Aug. 13, 1934 in Halifax County to the late Mr. Herman Younger and Mrs. Lou Fannie Crews Younger. He was married to Mrs. Bessie Stephens Younger and was a member of Banister Hill CME Church where he served in many capacities.

Mr. Younger is survived by his wife of the home; three daughters, Ms. Jacqueline Younger of Martinsville, Ms. Sheila Younger of the home and Mrs. Wanda Younger Stephens and husband Jerry of Virginia Beach; one grandson, Mr. Jerwan Gordon Stephens, of Virginia Beach; two brothers, Mr. Thomas Younger and wife Mary of Halifax and Mr. Herman Ray Younger and wife Rose of Oxford, North Carolina; one sister, Mrs. Inez Younger Powell, and husband Earl of Halifax; one Goddaughter, Mrs. Coretta Easley Williams, of South Boston; one Godson, Mr. Brian Woodall, and wife Wanda of Nathalie; one Godsister, Ms. Lisa Easley, of Richmond; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, one brother, Mr. Theodore Younger, also preceded Mr. Younger in death.

Funeral services will be Friday, May 6, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Banister Hill CME Church in Meadville with the Rev. Matthew Richardson III officiating.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Public viewing for family and friends will be Thursday from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. at The Crawford House chapel in Halifax.

The family will receive friends at the residence, 2225 Meadville Road, Halifax.

Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.

Owen Wade Doomes

Owen Wade Doomes, 76, of Coleman Drive, Alton died Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at his home. He was born in Halifax County on Dec. 28, 1939, a son of the late Otis Doomes and Maggie Whitlock Doomes Winstead and was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church. For many years, he lived in New Jersey and retired from Gallos Industries, Inc. after 40 years of service.

Mr. Doomes is survived by three sisters, Dorothy Crawley of South Boston, Eunice Tanner of Sutherlin and Emma Richardson of Capitol Heights, Md.; one sister-in-law, Mary Doomes of Alton, other relatives and friends, including special friends Odessa Thorpe and Bobby Brandon and friends at Danville Market. 

He was preceded in death by five brothers, Howard, Willie, Otis, Philip and Cecil Doomes.

Funeral Sunday, May 1st at 1 p.m. at New Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Harvey Bigelow officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Arrangements by Jeffress Funeral Home.