Mary Alice Hughes Talley age 83, of Mena, Arkansas formerly of Wickes passed away Sunday, December 3, 2017 in Mena.
She was born the daughter of Tim Hughes Se. and Gert Forest Hughes on December 5, 1933 in Doyline, Louisiana. Mrs. Talley was married to the late George David Talley. She was a loving mother, grandmother, grandmother, sister, and friend to all who knew her. She will be dearly missed by all.
She is survived by children: Donald Talley and wife Cathy of Wickes, Arkansas and Angie Blanton and husband Steve of DeQueen, Arkansas
Granddaughters: Kari Winters and husband Pete and children, Gavin and Ean Shadden, Brook Winters, Zach Winters and
Hunter Winters of Fayetteville, Arkansas, Kriston Morris and husband John and child Riley Morris of Pea Ridge, Arkansas
Grandsons: Jonathan Blanton and wife Rhonda and children Peyton and Jace of DeQueen, Arkansas, Matthew Blanton and wife Megan of Van Buren, Arkansas, Joseph Watkins and wife Lista and children Savanah, Colbee, and Eden Watkins of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Gerald Watkins and wife Heather and children, Kalin, Bailey, Addison, and Avery Watkins, of Wickes, Arkansas, and Justin Watkins of Mena, Arkansas.
Brothers: Joe Hughes and wife Martha of Broken Bow, Oklahoma, David Hughes and wife Linda of Horatio, Arkansas
Sister: Margaret Smith of Quinlan, Texas.
Numerous nieces and nephews and a multitude of church family and friends.
She was preceded in death by parents, Tim Hughes and Gertrude Hughes, Sr. two brothers, Tim Hughes, Jr. and James Hughes, a sister Gwendolyn, and her loving and devoted husband George David Talley.
Funeral service will be Thursday, December 7, 2017, 2:00 p.m. at Pentecostal Church of God in Wickes, with Brother Chris Burke officiating. Interment will follow in the Belleville Cemetery in Lockesburg, Arkansas under the direction of Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Visitation will be general.
Pallbearers will be Donald Talley, Jonathan Blanton, Matthew Blanton, Gerald Watkins, Joseph Watkins, Pete Winters, and John Morris.
Honorary pallbearers will be Darrell Wayne Herring, Rex Herring, and Westin Burke.
12-4-17 1:15 p.m. kawx.org