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Amanda Walton Of Rice Dies Thursday

RICE, March 23 – Amanda Walton, of Rice, died Thursday, March 18, 2004 at Brookview Lodge, Farmvllle.

She was born in Prince Edward County on August 17, 1915, a daughter of the late Wathall and Inez Thompson.

She is survived by seven daughters, Mamie Dove, Alice Anderson, Mary Brooks, Marie Jackson, Inez Tucker, Martha Dye and Vera Walton; four sons, Waverly, Clarence, Melvin and Hodges Walton; one son-in-law, John Dye; one daughter-in-law, Beverly Walton; five sisters, lantha Whitaker, Louise Burn-side, Constance Brown, Leanna Norton and Phyllis Calhoun; four brothers, Moses, Samuel, Matthew and Fred Thompson; one brother-in-law; two sisters-in-law; 26 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; 55 great-great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at High Bridge Baptist Church, Rice, with interment In the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to High Bridge Baptist Church.

Carl U. Eggleston Funeral Establishment is in charge of arrangements.