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William Edward Talley, Jr.

William Edward Talley, Jr.

November 10th, 1944 - October 8th, 2017

William Edward "Pops" Talley, Jr. of Florence, passed away October 8, 2017 surrounded by people he loved. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 10th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Spry-Williams Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Wednesday, October 11, at 3:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, with Rev.William Brewer officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Ed spent his life telling jokes and making friends. He was kind to those he met and never wanted anyone to be alone. He loved his family, being outdoors, and taking his puppies wherever he went. He was preceded in death by his father, Reverend William (Bill) Edward Talley, Sr.; mother, Minnie Higgins Talley; sister, Evelyn Thornton ; nephew, Keith Thornton; and granddaughter, LaKrisha Thigpen. He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Pauline (Polly) Talley; daughters, Kimberly Thigpen (Junior) and Jeri Talley Stanford (David); sister, Peggy Rickard (Linford); brother, John Wayne Talley (Hester); grandchildren, Kayla Burgess (Blake), Kristan Kujath, Deven Kujath, Abby Stanford, Aron Thigpen (Crystal), Misty LeClair (Joshua), Shelby Thigpen and Phyllis Thigpen; great-grandchildren, Blakely & Miles Burgess, Anne-Marie & Gage Thigpen, Bryant Thigpen; his sidekicks Riley & Aaron Woody; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Pallbearers will be John Talley, JR Higgins, Linford Rickard, David Stanford, Blake Burgess, Chris Talley, Riley Woody, Greg Woody. A special thank you to Jennie Mooneyhan, Junior Higgins, and Jennifer Woody as well as the amazing doctors, nurses & techs at ECM who became friends (3rd & 6th floor staff, CCU staff & Palliative Care Staff).

Service at 3:00 PM at Spry~Williams Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Evergreen Cemetery
Gunwaleford Rd, Florence, AL

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