April 28, 1985
Grafton – Talmadge D. Abbott, of 296 Vine Drive, died Saturday in Riverside Hospital.
Born in Northampton County, he had been a Peninsula resident for 65 years.
He was retired from C&O Railway and was a member of Orcutt Baptist Church, Newport News.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Laura T. Abbott; a daughter, Mrs. Frances A. Burbage of Grafton; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
A funeral will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. Monday in Peninsula Funeral Home by the Rev. Tommy Harrell of Orcutt Baptist Church.
Burial will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 today in the funeral home.