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Betty Hairston Talley
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Birth: Sep. 4, 1937
Henry County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 6, 2008
Danville City
Virginia, USA

The funeral for Betty H. Talley, 70, of 2372 Soapstone Road, Ridgeway, who died Thursday, March 6, 2008, at Danville Regional Hospital, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Dr. James Rudd and the Rev. William Randolph will officiate.

Friends are being received at the home, and the family will be at the church Tuesday for a half-hour before the funeral.

She was born in Ridgeway on Sept. 4, 1937, to Joe Hairston and Maggie Penn Hairston. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Newton Talley Sr.; and two brothers, Joseph Hairston and Ernest Hairston.

She was a logistics analyst with the Navy for 20 years. She was a life member and secretary of the Chestnut Knob Ruritan Club and a member of the Martinsville-Henry County NAACP.

Surviving are two sons, Ronald Grant of Richmond and Joseph T. Johnson of New York, N.Y.; five sisters, Isabelle King, Annie Hairston and Marian Hairston, all of Martinsville, Sandra Woodward of Ridgeway and Kittie Winston of Richmond; two brothers, George Hairston of Ridgeway and Larry Hairston of Madison, N.C.; and two grandchildren.

Hairston Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 
Family links: 
  Joe Henry Hairston
  Maggie Penn Hairston (1916 - 2001)
  Earnest A. Hairston*
  Isabelle Hairston King (1935 - 2014)*
  Betty Hairston Talley (1937 - 2008)
  George Leonard Hairston (1939 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Created by: ViaEstate
Record added: May 19, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 130033566


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