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Gladys Trickey Salley

May 14, 1924 — April 19, 2020

Gladys Trickey Salley

Gladys Trickey Salley of Halifax, VA passed away April 19, 2020.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on May 14, 1924 and was 95 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Walter Thomas Trickey, Sr. and the late Lera Etta Morris Trickey. She was married to the late James Robert “Jim Bob” Salley.


She was a member of Dan River Baptist Church where she was a choir member and active in the WMU.


Gladys T. Salley is survived by:

Her Daughters

Janice S. Lacks and husband Richard of Kenbridge, VA

Geneva S. Lotspeich and husband Clyde of Parksley, VA


Richard Christopher Lacks and wife Amy of Midlothian and their children Josh Lacks and Jason Lacks

Michael James Lacks and wife Kristin of Lunenburg and their children Samuel Lacks, Esther Lacks, Audrey Lacks and William Lacks

Walter Lotspeich and wife Natalie of Drexel Hill, PA 

Russell Lotspeich and wife Clare of Powhatan and child Bryce

Alan Lotspeich of Alexandria and his children Leah and Evelyn Lotspeich  

Lucille S. Shotwell of Oakland, MD
Joyce Trickey and Caroline Wilde of Roxboro, NC

***Preceded in death by***


Lois T. Salley, W.T. Trickey Jr., Nancy T. Pixley, Hilda T. Clayton and Howard M. Trickey


A private graveside service will be held Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Dan River Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Doug Gibson officiating. The service will be available by livestream on Facebook.


For memorials please consider Dan River Baptist Church, 1228 Dan River Church Rd., Halifax, VA 24558.


A special thanks to Commonwealth Assisted Living for their special care and to Ann Woody and Rosa Lee Newton Eades for their love.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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