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Obituaries

Obituaries

Fay Stainbrook Talley 1916 - 2006 Lawrence

Services for Fay Stainbrook Talley, 90, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.Mrs. Talley died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born May 18, 1916, at LaCygne, the daughter of Aral and Ada Pellet Stainbrook.She graduated from Parker Rural High School in 1935 and attended Lawrence Business College.She worked as a bookkeeper for Talley Welding and also worked in Watson Library at Kansas University from 1952 until 1982. She wrote a book on the Talley history in 1998.She was a member of Topeka State Historical Society, Linn County Historical Society, LaCygne Historical Society, Parker Historical Society, Lecompton Historical Society, Jefferson County Historical Society, Douglas County Genealogical Society and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary No. 852. She was also a member of the Central United Methodist Church, Lawrence Doll Club, Kansas University Liberty Assn., Rebekah Lodge No. 754, Betty Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, Topeka Genealogical Society, Autumn Club, Antique Dealers Assn. and Friends of the Library.She married Lloyd Murphy Talley on Aug. 24, 1940, in Topeka. He died in 1995.Survivors include a son, Robert Lloyd Talley, Oklahoma; two daughters, Betty Sue Moon, Lawrence, and Martha Fay Sage, Perry; a sister, May Hightower, Linn County; eight grandchildren, Andy Moon, R.J. Talley, Pam Wiggins, Jackie Frazee, Lloyd Michael Mast, Paul Sage, Deana Sage and Allison Talley; and 11 great-grandchildren.Friends may call from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where the family will greet them from 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday. Online condolences may be sent to <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.