SHELBY - Henry Graham Tallon, 85, died Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at his home at 908 Montrose Drive.
Born in Columbia S.C., on Feb. 21, 1928, he was the son of the late Rufus Carlisle and Annabelle Goodman Tallon. Henry joined the Marine Corps just after his 18th birthday at the end of World War II.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, June 24, 2013, at Hoyle Memorial United Methodist Church, 1741 Fallston Road, Shelby, with the Rev. Ann Duncan and retired U.S Army Col. Chaplain John Brinsfield.
The family will receive friends an hour before the service from noon until 1 p.m., and other times at the home.
Burial will be at 2:45 p.m. in the cemetery of Jacksons Grove United Methodist Church, 2842 N. Pacolet Road, Landrum S.C., with the Rev. Mike Bowers officiating.
Memorials can be made to Hoyle Memorial United Methodist Church, 1741 Fallston Road, Shelby, NC 28150 or Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby NC 28150, or Jacksons Grove United Methodist Church, 2842 N. Pacolet Road, Landrum SC 29356.
Cecil M Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mr. Tallon.
A guest registry is available at www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com.
CECIL M. BURTON FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY
106 CHERRYVILLE RD.
Shelby, NC 28150-4208
Published in Gaston Gazette from June 22 to June 24, 2013