Born 6-12-1917 -- Died 10-19-2003
Lavirn Talley, 86, of Thayer, Mo., the son of the late Claude and Alice Brannon Talley was born June 12, 1917, and died Oct. 19, 2003. He was of the Lutheran faith. On March 10, 1950, at Corning, Ark., he married Alice Wichman.
Survivors include his wife, Alice Talley of the home in Thayer; three daughters -- Karen Carter of Thayer, Linda Marcotte of Tampa, Fla., and Carol Foreman; one stepson, Bruce Espedal of Dayton, Ohio; one sister, Virginia Rahkopf of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a host of nephews, nieces and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, mother, one sister and one grandchild.
The funeral was Oct. 23 in the Carr Montgomery Chapel with the Rev. Elliott Anderson officiating. Interment was in Thayer Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Carr Montgomery Funeral Home of Thayer.