Gladys Ruth Tallant, 86, of Kingston, died on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at the home of her son, Nathan Tallant, in Locust Grove, Ga.
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She was a member of Grace Community Church in Kingston.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, William E. "Ed" Tallant; parents, Lillard Thurston and Ella Mae Coffey Adkisson; and brother, Paul Eugene Adkisson.
Survivors include daughter, Diane Ruple, Marietta, Ga.; sons and daughters-in-law, Nathan and Jenny Tallant, Locust Grove, and Bruce and Elena Tallant, Lakeland, Fla.; sister, Audrey Bell, Harriman; brother, Lester Adkisson, Harriman; sister, Beulah Copeland, Harriman; sister, Jewell Davis, New Castle, Ind.; grandchildren, Kim Ruple, Jena Golden, Dustin Tallant, Paul Tallant, Bruce Tallant, Jr., Steve Tallant and David Tallant; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 20, in Kyker Funeral Home chapel, Kingston, with the Rev. Paul Lloyd officiating. Burial will immediately follow at Roane Memorial Gardens, Rockwood. The Tallant family will receive friends and family from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 20. www.kykerfuneralhomes.com
Kyker Funeral Homes
350 West Race Street
Kingston, TN 37763
Published in Roane County News from July 18 to July 21, 2014