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Wayward bear causes accident

Bob Cage, renowned artist, athlete and tobacconist, dies

Robert F. "Bob" Cage, a Halifax native, was known for his achievements in an array of fields that he pursued with customary passion.

Latest effort to oust Thornton fails

The superintendent lost the support of a longtime backer, board chairman Robert Puryear

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There might have been some cynics wondering about the direction of the Halifax County High School varsity boys’ basketball team before last winter.

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Lennie Mae Guill Brown

SoVaNow.com / November 12, 2012
Lennie Mae Guill Brown, 85, of Halifax died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 at South Boston Manor. She was born in Halifax County on Jan. 29, 1927, a daughter of the late James Walter Guill and Eva Martin Guill. She was married to the late Maynard Lee Brown and was a member of Beth Car Baptist Church.

She is survived by two sons, Kenneth M. Brown and wife Jean of Clarksville and Terry L. Brown and wife Susan of Archdale, N.C., two grandsons, Kevin Brown and Keith Brown and wife Amy; one granddaughter, Karen Brown; four great-grandsons, Simon, Liam, Sayer and Levi; three nieces, Donna Garber Lewis, Carol Brown Harding and Patsy Brown Gravitt; six nephews, Jimmy Garber, Wayne Garber, Phil Brown, Mike Brown, Larry Jennings and Tommy Jennings; special friends Mildred Womack, Vivian Garber, Sandra Chandler, Linda Moore, Indira Wood, Marsha Wood, Maryam Scott and Yolanda Davis. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred G. Garber.

A funeral was hel Sunday, Nov. 11, 3 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Michael Parnell officiating. Burial followed in Halifax Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be directed to Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592 or Beth Car Baptist Church, 25 Church Street, Halifax, VA 24558.
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Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston.

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