The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

December 2, 2012

Theda Talley

Published 12-2-12


Enid News and Eagle

GEORGETOWN, TX — Viewing for Theda Talley, of Georgetown, Texas, formerly of Cherokee, will be 2-3 p.m. Monday, December 3, 2012, with family present at Lanman Funeral Home Inc. of Cherokee. Graveside service will be 3 p.m. at Cherokee Municipal Cemetery. Rev. Ed Jones will officiate. Condolences may be given at www.lan manmemorials.com.

Theda was born December 13, 1924, in Driftwood to Arthur Oblander and Helen Mason Oblander and passed from this life November 29, 2012, in Georgetown, Texas.

After Theda married Ellis Talley July 31, 1943, in Cherokee, they moved to the home place near Driftwood, where they lived until 1997. Theda moved to Georgetown in 1999.

Theda and Ellis loved to travel in their fifth-wheel trailer, with fishing their main pastime. They spent their winters in south Texas. She was a member of Cherokee Eastern Star and had been Worthy Matron, receiving her 50-year pin. Theda was a member of Driftwood Christian Church.

Those who preceded her in death include her husband, Ellis; her parents, Arthur and Helen Oblander; brother, Vern Lloyd Oblander; and granddaughter, Stephanie Talley.

She is survived by three children, Keith Talley and wife, Sherry, of Frisco, Texas, Craig Talley and wife, Ann, of Stillwater and Roberta Mason and husband, John, of Georgetown, Texas; grandchildren and great grandchildren, Kristen and Phillip Magee and their children, Sean and Collin, Melissa and Zane Hinten and daughter, Alice, Tyler Mason, Jennifer and Drew Mahaffey.

Memorials may be given through the funeral home to Cherokee Municipal Cemetery.

(Submitted by family)