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Talmadge Alley

September 21, 1927 — March 29, 2024

Fairview Missouri

Talmadge Alley

Talmadge Alley was born September 21, 1927, in Parks, Arkansas to James Julius and Cerilla Cordella Maybell Alley. He grew up in the Mason Oklahoma area, where he enjoyed hunting and playing basketball. He also bought, raised, and sold hunting dogs. Talmadge graduated from Mason High School. In 1946 he went into the Army at the end of World War II.

After being honorably discharged he married Bonnie Carpenter on April 10, 1948, in Ft Smith, Arkansas. They spent sixty-six years together raising their family and enjoying all the grands and great grands.

After the military Talmadge worked on a ranch in the Skiatook area. He spent a number of years being a machinist in Rogers Arkansas, Broken Arrow and the Tulsa area. To finish his career, he got involved in construction and ran his own company. He was involved in the trading market - he would go to flea markets and buy things for as low as he could and then he would sell them to other people always bragging he bought low and sold high. He enjoyed going to the 100-mile flea market on hwy 75 in Kentucky.

Talmadge loved going to Blue Grass Festivals. He loved to travel. Some of his trips took him to California, Texas, and Israel. He loved his dogs - Pedro and Toby. Talmadge never met a stranger, he loved pulling pranks on people, and even though he was very loving he was still very private.

Talmadge loved Jesus and being involved in the church. On March 29, 2024, at the age of 96 he left this earth to receive his reward in Heaven.

Talmadge is survived by his children Barbara (Raymond) Stapleton, David (Lorene) Alley, and John (Brenda) Alley; seven grandchildren; twenty-four great grandchildren, and nineteen great great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife of 66 years Bonnie Alley; parents James and Cerilla Alley; ten siblings; five nephews and two nieces; and one great great grandson.

Talmadge military memorial service will be at 1:00 PM on Thursday, April 4, 2024, at the Powell Funeral Home Chapel in Hominy, Oklahoma. Followed by burial at the A J Powell Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home in Hominy, Oklahoma.

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Funeral Service

Thursday, April 4, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Powell Funeral & Cremation Services

223 N Wood Ave, Hominy, OK 74035

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