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Willie Holt Easley Jr.

Mr. Willie Holt Easley Jr. of Leighwood Trail, Halifax died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 71.

Mr. Easley was born in Halifax County to the late Mr. Willie Holt Easley Sr. and Mrs. Elizabeth Younger Easley and was married to Mrs. Cleo Edmonds Easley. He was a member of New Zion Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of the home; one daughter, Ms. Vernell Green of Halifax; one son, Mr. Charles Edmonds of Timberlake, NC; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three brothers, Mr. Frank Easley of Halifax, Mr. Joe Easley of Mt. Rainer, MD and Mr. Richard Easley of Philadelphia, PA; four sisters, Mrs. Aline Martin, Mrs. Inez Hartridge, Mrs. Mattie Logan and Mrs. Lou Bailey, all of Halifax; his mother-in-law, Mrs. Vernell Edmonds of Halifax; one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Tracy Edmonds; 10 sisters-in-law; three brothers-in-law; and a  host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Mr. Easley was preceded in death by seven sisters and one brother.

Funeral services for Mr. Easley will be held Monday, Nov. 16 at 11 a.m. at New Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Willie N. Yancey officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will be receiving friends Sunday from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Crawford  House Chapel in Halifax and all other times at the residence of Ms. Vernell Green, 1183 Leighwood Trail, Halifax.

Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.