Funeral Services for Mary Anne Talley, 82, Mountain Grove, Missouri, will be 3:00PM Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at the graveside in Oak Lawn cemetery with the Reverend Jack Holland officiating.
She was born the daughter of the late Simeon Felix Taylor and Marian Pauline Phillips Taylor, on January 26, 1929 in Ravenden, Arkansas and died February 26, 2011 in Springfield, Missouri.
She was united in marriage February 28, 1959 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Gerald Talley who preceded her in death March 22, 1988.
She is survived by her son, Jeffery Talley, and wife, Kathy, of Mountain Grove, Missouri; two grandsons, Lance Talley and Erik Talley, both of Ozark, Missouri; one brother, M. Edward Taylor, of Thayer, Missouri; and one sister, Pearl Edith Hines, of Thayer, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Talley; her parents Simeon Felix Taylor and Marian Pauline Phillips Taylor; two brothers, Simeon Felix “Bud” Taylor, Jr. and Paul Alexander Taylor; and one sister, Alice Pauline Mix.
She was the City Collector for the City of Mountain Grove for twenty years. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Mountain Grove. She enjoyed traveling, compiling genealogy and quilting, and was an excellent cook.
Her surviving brother, Ed Taylor, is an active Gideon. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Gideons and left at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.