Pansy Talton Aston, 83, passed away January 31, 2019. She was born in Johnston County, NC the daughter of the late Loyde Chester Talton, Sr. and Ruby Irene Rose Talton. She was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Donald Kent Aston; sisters, Marylee Phelps, Nell Sanderlin; brothers, Roy West, Eugene, and Buck Talton.

Pansy was a member of Bethlehem Christian Church and the Molly Savage Circle. At the church she served as a Deacon, Sunday school teacher, and was “Mother of the Year” in 2005. Pansy was also a member of the Bethlehem Ruritan Club and served with Meals on Wheels.

Pansy is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Wanda Boyce (Chuck), Donna Pruitt (Tommy), Denna Aston; grandchildren and their spouses, Heather Hollemon (Clay), Jonathan Thompson (Angie), Christine Drames (John), Michael Boyce (Brittany); great grandchildren, Drew, Riley, Taylor, Blair, Jayce, Kentley, and Blakely; step great grandchildren, Parker, Ethan, Aston, and Christian; sisters and brothers-in-law, Marie Bailey (Rollis Jr.), Polly Kelly (A.D.); brother and sister-in-law, Cecil Talton (Regina); brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Carl Aston (Wanda), Margaret Aston; numerous nieces and nephews; and grandog, Lil Duster and Prescious.

A funeral service will be held Monday, February 4, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Bethlehem Christian Church with Rev. Matt Winters and Rev. Dan Wickert officiating. Burial will follow the service at 2 p.m. at Holly Lawn Cemetery. Friends may join the family for a visitation Sunday from 2-3 p.m. at Parr Funeral Home & Crematory and other times at Pansy’s residence. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Bethlehem Christian Church, 1549 Holland Rd., Suffolk, VA 23434. Condolences may be registered online at

Published in The Virginian Pilot on Feb. 2, 2019

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