Doris Marie (Foster) Tallent passed away in Rushville, Indiana on Thursday, April 5, 2018.
She was born April 3, 1927, to Harry C. and Bertha C. (Mattix) Foster in St. Louis, Missouri, one of sixteen children.
She married James L. Tallent on November 15, 1945 and they were married nearly 64 years, until his death on November 6, 2009. They had 10 children, 32 grandchildren, 60 great grandchlldren, and 2 great great grandchildren. She loved her husband, family and they were her life.
Doris attended Milroy School and was a member of the Milroy Christian Church. She worked many years at Milroy Canning Company and Midwest Gasket in Milroy. She also worked at KCL in Shelbyville and was a foster grandparent for several years at Milroy School.
Doris is survived by 6 daughters: Bertha (Tom) Hadley of Milroy, Rebecca (Gary) Stewart of Laurel, Kathy Hadley of Rushville, Roberta (Dwayne) Jones of Clarksville, TN, Carol Tallent & Companion (Tina) of Columbus and Sandra Cudworth of Clarksville, TN; 3 sons: Ronald (Cindy) Tallent of Woodbridge, VA., Gary (Julie) Tallent of Westport, and James (Monica) Tallent, Jr. of Norton Shores, MI; Daughter-in-law Fern Tallent (wife of the late Melvin Tallent); 2 sisters: Carolyn Hillebrand and Jacqueline Sue (Kenneth) Thompson of Milroy. She is also survived by 29 grandchildren, 60 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband James, son Melvin, 3 grandchildren, and 13 brothers and sisters.
Visitatiom will be Monday, April 9, 2018, at the Milroy Christian Church from 10:00 a.m.,to 12:00 noon. Service will follow immediately at the Milroy Christian Church with Rev. Ron Simbro officiating. Burial will follow at the East Brook Cemetery in Milroy, Indiana.
Arrangements entrusted to Burns Funeral Home in Milroy, Indiana.
The family welcomes contributions to the Milroy Christian Church.
Published on April 7, 2018