Obituary: Marie Montez Stapp Talley

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Marie Montez Stapp Talley, 66, of Nashville, died Sunday, May 2, 2010.

She attended David Lipscomb College; worked in the real estate office of J. Richard Freeman; worked with Sharon Brandon at the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders' Association and was secretary to Dr. Gene Shaw at MTSU in public relations. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel Richard "Dick" Stapp and Lacy Marie Carothers Stapp.

She is survived by her husband, David W. Talley; daughter, Jennifer (Sean) Hart; sons, Jeffrey (Susan) Talley and David W. "Davy" Talley II; grandchildren, Rachel Lacey Talley, Jeffrey "Ryan" Talley, and Brenden David Hart; stepgrandchildren, Samantha Michelle Hart, Nicholette Katlyn Ross and Dalton Luke Ross; mother-in-law, Mary Ann Talley Clift; sisters-in-law, Janice K. Talley, Patricia Talley Gordon and Joice Fowler. Her brother-in-law was the late Jerald C. Talley.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, at Woodbine Funeral Home, Hickory Chapel, 5852 Nolensville Road, Nashville.

There will be private family services.

Memorial contributions may be made to Christ Church or Vanderbilt Children's Hospital.