Verle Talkington, 74, of Dandridge, Tenn., formerly of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 1, 2003, at Dandridge.
Born Feb. 15, 1929, in Malden, son of the late Charles and Pearl Estes Hutchison, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
She married Billy Gene Talkington, who preceded her in death on Sept. 11, 2000. She was also preceded in death by six brothers, Bly, Alvin, Perry, Mack, Charles, Jr. and Allie Hutchison and two sisters, Berle Duncan and Malin Hutchison.
Survivors include one son, Michael Talkington and wife, Sharon, of Dandridge; one sister, Merle Gray, of San Angelo, Texas; one brother, Jeff Hutchison, of Houston, Texas; three grandchildren, Michael, Johnie and Jennifer and five great-grandchidlren, Ryan, Dartagana, Armis, Shaian and Johnie.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. today, Friday, Dec. 5, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Malden with the Rev. O.H. Brooks officiating.
Burial was in the Memorial Park Cemetery at Malden.