McMinnville resident and Warren County native Betty Shirlene Talbert, 73, was born Aug. 16, 1939 and died Dec. 27 at Bordeaux Long Term Care in Nashville following an extended illness.
A retired employee of Dairy Queen and member of the New Hope Full Gospel Church, she was the daughter of the late Claude Alexander and Ocie Adell Coppinger Hickey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Douglas E. Brooks, Sr.
Mrs. Talbert is survived by one sister, Selma Brooks of McMinnville; nephew, David Lynn Hickey, Sr. of McMinnville; great-niece, Kayla Brook Hickey of McMinnville; great-nephew, David Lynn Hickey, Jr. of McMinnville; several cousins; friends, Lou Sullivan and Linda Richardson, both of McMinnville and close friends, Brian and April Stembridge.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in High's Chapel with Carl Crow officiating. Burial will follow in the Morrison Cemetery. Visitation will be held from noon until 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. until time of service Saturday at High's.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Dec. 28, 2012