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Halifax supervisors were on the receiving end of a spirited debate as citizens spoke out for and against removing the county's Confederate soldier statue.

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Wallace Lee Talbott

SoVaNow.com / April 21, 2010
Wallace Lee Talbott, 92, husband of Catherine Hayes Talbott, passed away Friday, April 16, 2010 at MeadowView Terrace in Clarksville. The son of William Watkins and Merry Lander Yancey Talbott, Mr. Talbott was born and raised in Mecklenburg County. He was a member of Buffalo Baptist Tabernacle, where he served as a deacon and Sunday School teacher, and he was a retired lumberman. A funeral was held at 2 p.m. Monday in the chapel at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home with Dr. William Weeks, Rev. Danny Sweet and Rev. Ned Matthews officiating. Interment followed in Oakhurst Cemetery. In addition to his wife of 68 years, Mr. Talbott is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Landa T. and Terry Cook of Midlothian; grandchildren, Sandy and Bruce Van Horn of Midlothian and Randy and Ary Skipwith of Grayson, Ga.; and great grandchildren, Austin and Carter Van Horn. Brother and sister-in-law, Lawrence and Lovine Talbott of Clarksville, sister-in-law, Virginia J. Talbott of Yakima, Wash. and many nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his son, Gene W. “Buck” Talbott, great granddaughter, Caroline Van Horn, and five brothers and three sisters. The family received friends from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at http://www.wclfh.com. Please consider contributions to Mecklenburg County Life Saving and Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1539, Clarksville, Va 23927

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