Cornie Talley, mother of singers Roger and Kirk passed away during the evening of Tuesday, December 28, 2010. She had battled Alzheimer’s for ten years, and had been in declining health for some time.
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, on Thursday evening, December 30, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday, December 31, 2010, at Shady Grove Free Will Baptist Church in Whitesburg, Tennessee, with visitation at 6:00 p.m., and the funeral to follow at 7:00 p.m. She will be laid to rest at Hamblen Memory Gardens in Morristown, Tennessee, on Saturday, January 1, 2011, at 11:00 a.m.
The staff of SGN Scoops joins with so many in prayer for the Talley family.