Ruth Aline Talley Denton – Obituary

By  | May 9, 2019 | Filed under: Colbert Memorial Chapel, Obituaries

Ruth Aline Talley Denton, 92, of Florence, died on Monday, May 6, 2019. Visitation will be at Colbert Memorial Chapel today, May 9, 2019 from 1 to 1:45 p.m. A graveside service will follow at 2 p.m. in Colbert Memorial Gardens. Rev. Ron McKay will officiate the service.

Ruth was a member of The Masonic Eastern Star and a member of First Methodist Church of Florence. She retired from Reynolds Alloys after 32 years.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Perry E. Denton; parents, Ellie and Edna Talley; sisters, Gladys Todd and Ella Sprague; and brother, William D. Talley.

She is survived by her husband, Andrew Farris; brothers, Claude Talley and Vernon Talley; sister, Mae Yarbrough; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Dan Talley, Chad Talley, Jimmy Carpenter, Jamie Carpenter, Drew Carpenter and Greg Sprague.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of your choice.

Colbert Memorial Chapel is directing.

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