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Shirley Wilmouth Talbott / February 17, 2011
Shirley Wilmouth Talbott of 2244 Bill Tuck Highway, South Boston, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011 at her home. She was born in Halifax County on Oct. 9, 1936 and was 74 years of age. She was the daughter of the late James Shirley Wilmouth and Mary Whitlow Wilmouth and was married to the late John Edward Talbott. Mrs. Talbott attended the South Boston Church of God.

Mrs. Talbott is survived by one daughter, Jacqueline T. Garber of South Boston, four grandchildren, Loren Brooke Garber and Leyla Brooke Garber, both of South Boston, Dax Talbott Garber and wife Ashlan Skye Garber and Dylan Russell Garber, all of South Boston. Also surviving are four sisters, Lois W. Hatcher of South Boston, Nancy W. Lewis of Oak Level, Patsy W. Vance and Faye W. Evans, both of Halifax and one great-grandson, Dannon Talbott Garber of South Boston and a devoted friend and neighbor Ortie Lacks.

Mrs. Talbott was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Steve Russell Garber, two brothers, John Eddy Wilmouth and James Cleveland Wilmouth .

A funeral service for Mrs. Talbott will be held Saturday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m. at South Boston Church of God with Pastor Bruce M. Hagy and Pastor Rick Stigile officiating. Burial will follow in Halifax Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at South Boston Church of God Friday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and at other times at her home, 2244 Bill Tuck Highway, South Boston.

For memorials, please consider the Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, Virginia 24592 or the Halifax County Cancer Association, P. O. Box 875, South Boston, Virginia 24592.

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