Funeral services honoring the life of John L. Talley will be held at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 2500 Southside Drive, Shreveport, Louisiana, Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. Officiating the service will be Reverend Jason Foster and Brother Butch Rogers. Visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow the service at Centuries Memorial Park, 8801 Mansfield Road, Shreveport, Louisiana.
John L. Talley was born November 21, 1927 in Beekman, Louisiana to Perry Bennett Talley and Georgia Ann Orr Talley and passed away Friday, August 12, 2022 in Shreveport, Louisiana.
John was a hard worker who worked with heavy equipment, and often spoke of the many roads he built. He also spent many years drilling water wells until his retirement. He was a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Freemason and Shriner. He loved spending time outdoors and fishing, but most of all he loved spending time with his family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Howard Talley and wife, Shirley; brothers, Curtis Talley and Lawrence Talley; and sister, Ailene Talley Holden.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 55 years, Virginia Talley; daughters, Sharon Howell and husband, Bobby and Sheila Kennedy and husband, Terry; son, John W. Talley and wife, Ginger; grandchildren, Jeff Talley and wife, Michele, Mike Talley, John Timothy Talley and wife, Corrie, Penny Murphy and husband, Marty, Ashley Foster and husband, Jason, Angela Cory and husband, Derek, Justin Kennedy and wife, Savannah, and Jordan Kennedy; sisters, Florene Kendrick and Betty Hightower and husband, Ray; several great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; and numerous loving family members and friends.
Honoring John as pallbearers will be Justin Kennedy, Jordan Kennedy, Derek Cory, Bobby Howell, Terry Kennedy, and John Timothy Talley.