We are saddened but we are thankful to announce that Cornie Talley, mother of Roger and Kirk Talley, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, December 27, 2010. She was 81 years old.
Mrs. Talley was beloved by all who knew her sweet spirit and servant’s heart. After a ten year bout with Alzheimer’s disease, she received a royal welcome into the presence of Jesus. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, R.C. “Red” Talley, sons Roger and Kirk, daughter-in-law Debra, granddaughter Lauren, daughter Diane Lunsford, son-in-law Marty Lunsford, grandson Matthew and brothers Sam and Henry Kirkpatrick.
The family will receive friends at Broome Funeral Home in Rogersville, Tennessee Thursday evening, December 30, 2010 at 7:00 PM. Funeral services will be held Friday evening, December 31, 2010 at Shady Grove Free Will Baptist Church in Whitesburg, Tennessee with visitation at 6:00 PM and funeral to follow at 7:00 PM. She will be laid to rest at Hamblen Memory Gardens in Morristown, Tennessee Saturday, January 1, 2011 at 11:00 AM.
We thank you for your understanding in the cancellation of all concert appearances over the holiday weekend. Flowers may be sent to Broome Funeral Home, Rogersville, Tennessee. Cards may be sent to the Talley family at PO Box 1918 Morristown, Tennessee, 37816.