Violet Templeton Thackston

Published 9:10 am Wednesday, June 26, 2024

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Violet Templeton ThackstonViolet Templeton Thackston, 104, of Charlotte Court House, passed away on Tuesday, June 18. She was an elder at Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, where she had served as Treasurer and organist for many years.

Violet is survived by her son, Marshall Thackston and wife, Donna; three grandchildren, Christopher Thackston and wife, Mitzi, Dexter Franklin and wife, Margie, Sharon Franklin Biggers and husband, Craig and six great-grandsons, Derek Thackston, Clint Thackston, Heath Drinkard, Braden Drinkard, Curtis Franklin and Tyler Franklin.

She was predeceased in death by her husband, Clyde P. Thackston, and her daughter, Elizabeth Ellen Thackston.

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Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 23, in Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, Charlotte Court House, with interment in the church cemetery. The family received friends at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, on Saturday, June 22, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Southside SPCA, P.O. Box 66, Meherrin, VA 23954, or Centra Hospice, 2097 Langhorne Road Lynchburg, VA 24501.

The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville was in charge of arrangements.