Cecil Talley

Published 2:19 pm Tuesday, January 8, 2013


Cecil Talley, 89, a resident of Carriere, Miss., passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington.

Born Jan. 20, 1923, she was a member of Ben’s Ford Baptist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Vertrice (Luke) Breland and Emelda Hammond; 15 grandchildren, Glenda Applewhite, Jock Burge, Missy Hammond, Luke Breland, Steven Breland, Adam Breland, Kurt Perry, Shannon Perry, Becky Byrd, Shannon Lee, Shana Phillips, Dana Lee, Josh Lee, J.J. Lee and Ashlea McKenzie; and numerous great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Otis B. Lee Sr. and Bass Talley; a son, Otis B. Lee Jr.; a daughter, Marilyn Perry; brothers, Rankin Stogner, Dutch Stogner and Allen McDaniel; a sister, Emily Hyde; and grandsons, Mark Breland and Brent Perry.

Visitation was held Tuesday, Jan. 8 at Ben’s Ford Baptist Church from 10 a.m. until time for the funeral service at 2 p.m., with Rev. Lynn Martin officiating. Interment followed in Henleyfield Baptist Church Cemetery.

Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

View and sign the online guestbook at www.pooleritchiefuneralhome.com.