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Alma Belle Talbott

July 27, 1915 - October 26, 2017

Alma Belle Talbott, of Virginia Beach, entered Eternal Life on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at the age of 102 years. She was born on July 27, 1915 in Lakeland, Ohio to the late Samuel Gooch and Celestia Baker Gooch. She later married the late Leonard Blesson Talbott and raised a family of eight children with him.


Alma is preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Charles Talbott and sister Ody.


Left to cherish her memory are her daughter Betty Elaine Williams and her husband the late Lyle; daughter Eleanor Butler and her husband Kenneth; daughter Gloria Williams and her husband the late Charles; daughter Barbara Ramey and her husband the late Giles; daughter Brenda Barton and her husband the late Mackey; daughter Mable Dacheux and her husband Jerry; daughter Nancy Deneen and her husband Phillip; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.


Alma was a member of the First Assembly of God of Front Royal and the Rock Church of Virginia Beach. She enjoyed spending time with her family, and going for rides to take in the beautiful scenery around her.


Services will be held in Front Royal, Virginia at a later date. Local arrangements under the direction of the Altmeyer Funeral Home-Southside Chapel. Online condolences may be expressed by clicking the “post a condolence” button below. 


Memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association. To make a contribution to either fund, please click the corresponding highlighted text in the previous sentence.


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