McMinnville resident and Coffee County native Lee Wayne Talbert, 75, died unexpectedly Nov. 5 at River Park Hospital.
A retired carpenter, electrician and plumber and a member of Independent Bethel Church at Mt. Zion, he was the son of the late Aubrey Lee and Mary Lou Burks Talbert and granddaughter, Tansey Kay Talbert.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Carr Talbert; sons, David Wayne Talbert and special friend Barry Tate of McMinnville, Richard Paris Talbert and girlfriend, Michelle Parker of Manchester, Tony R. Talbert and fiancee Tina Shepard of Morrison; sisters, and brothers-in-law, Lois and Tyron Argo of McMinnville, Olene and Coy Jordon of Georgia, and Mildred McNatt of Fayetteville; brother, Ray Talbert of McMinnville; special cousins, Glenn and Shirley Burks of Nashville, Hazel and Earl Barr of McMinnville; granddaughter, Leah and Josh Gibbs of McMinnville; great-grandson, Braxton Ryder Gibbs of McMinnville; special aunt, Lizzie Burks of McMinnville; special friends, Gary and Gail Dodson, and Shirley Jones, all of McMinnville; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at High’s Chapel with Coy Jordan and Glenn Burks officiating. Burial will follow at Shellsford Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, and 9 a.m. until time of service Tuesday at High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Nov. 6, 2011