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William Lee Pulliam

Mr. William Lee Pulliam of 5148 Red Bank Road, Virgilina, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at the age of 79. He was born in Halifax County on March 17, 1934 to the late Walter Lee Pulliam and the late Alpha Simmons Pulliam and was married to Janie Compton Pulliam. Mr. Pulliam was retired from Rochester Button Co. and was a member of Aarons Creek Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, survivors include two sons, William Junior Pulliam of Cluster Springs and Jerry Ray Pulliam and wife Barbara of Virgilina; a daughter, Alice P. Smith, and husband Robert of Virgilina; five sisters, Georgia P. Anderson of Virgilina, Ida P. Smith of Virgilina, Frances P. Gittman of South Hill,  Ruby P. Wade of Virgilina,  and Betty P. Smith of Virgilina; a brother, Mason Pulliam, of Virgilina; a granddaughter, Beckie Smith; and a grandson, Brandon Smith. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Walter Amos Pulliam.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Aarons Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe McDowell officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. 

The family will receive friends Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at Brooks Funeral Home and at other times at his home. 

Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home, South Boston.