Brenda Ball Talbott, 73, of Webster Springs, W.Va., passed away on Jan. 29, 2013, at the McLeod Hospice House.
She was born on Nov. 6, 1939, in Ritchie County, W.Va., to the late HG and Della Ball. Brenda was a graduate of Pennsboro High School, and received an associates degree from Glenville State College. While attending Glenville College, she met her husband to be, Attorney William W. Talbott. They were married on Dec. 27, 1960. She worked as a secretary and bookkeeper for her husband's law practice and for their various business interests. To their union was born three children, Cindy, Bryan and John. Cindy is married to Dr. Gerold Hamrick, MD. They reside in Florence, S.C., and have three children, Whitney, Dane and Scout. Bryan was married to Shela Hurley. They have two children, Jordan and Drew, who reside in Buffalo, N.Y. John is married to Evgeniya Alexeeva, and they reside in Charleston, W.Va.
Brenda is survived by her husband; her children; and her grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Regina (Ed) Burns, who resides in Parkersburg, W.Va. Brenda had a deep love for her family, especially for her children and grandchildren. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
According to Brenda's wishes, she was to be cremated. The cremation was provided by Cain Funeral Home of Florence, S.C. Her remains will be transported to Dodd and Reed Funeral Home in Webster Springs, who will be in charge of her burial. She will be buried next to her parents in The Ellenboro Masonic Cemetery in Ellenboro, W.Va.
A memorial service will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in the United Methodist Church in Webster Springs, W.Va.