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Willie Edward Link

SoVaNow.com / April 14, 2010
Willie Edward Link, 82, of South Boston died Friday, April 9, 2010 at the Woodview. He was born in Halifax County on March 12, 1928, a son of the late George Link and Janie Satterfield Link. He was a member of First Baptist Church, South Boston and a United States Army veteran.

He is survived by one daughter, Cynthia D. Wilkerson of Lynchburg; two sons, Willie E. Wilkerson of Buffalo Junction and Tracy Wilkerson of South Boston; six grandchildren; two sisters, Annie E. Link of South Boston and Thelma M. Link of Jamaica Queens, N.Y.; one brother, Lacy Link of South Boston; one daughter-in-law, Temiches Wilkerson; other relatives and friends, including Theresa Richardson. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Millie L. King and Mattie L. Ferguson and one brother, George Thomas Link.

Funeral services will be held today at 1:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Rev. Frank Coleman officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery with military rites.

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