YOUNGSTOWN Funeral services will be held at noon on Tuesday at the F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home for James H. Jim Talley, 77, who departed this life on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Health Center.
Mr. Talley was born on Sept. 27, 1935, in Luverne, Ala., a son of Roosevelt and Joanna Watts Talley, and came to Youngstown in 1953.
He was a cook at Woodside Receiving Hospital and worked at the City Asphalt & Paving Co. for many years.
He leaves his wife, the former Louise Young, whom he married in November of 1952; two daughters, Roseanna Talley and Jinney (Norris) Lindsey; a son, Jason Talley; Patrick Daily, whom he helped rear; their mother, Ann Daily; a daughter-in-law, DVorolyn Talley; 11 grandchildren, Devon Culver, Troy Davis, Geanine, Jameral, Javaughn, Jason, DeAndre, Crashawn, JaQuan, Jamar and Rachael Talley; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two children, Rachel and Jim Talley Jr.; five brothers, Willie Jack Andrew, Marvin J., Joe Lewis, Thomas Jack and Johnnie R. Talley; and seven sisters, Darce Hudson, Rozell Talley, JoAnn Brantley, Florence Duewon, Alberta Davis, Mary A. Foster and Rev. Emma Lee Peterson.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday at the funeral home.