Jeanette Elizabeth Talley
Jeanette Elizabeth Talley
  • March 10, 1918 - September 14, 2014
  • Gladstone, Missouri

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Jeanette Elizabeth Talley

3-10-18 to 9-14-14

Called home into our Lord’s loving hands on September 14, 2014, Mrs. Jeanette Elizabeth Talley passed away at the home of her Granddaughter, Lisa M. McCann in Gladstone, Missouri. Mrs. Talley was 96.

Affectionately called Mammaw by relatives, Mrs. Talley was born Jeanette Elizabeth Bollingham in New Orleans on March 10, 1918. She is the daughter of the late Ruthanna Werner Bollingham and the late George Leonard Bollingham. Mrs. Talley was one of 12 siblings. She grew up in New Orleans and spent most of her adult life in Jefferson, Louisiana.

In her golden years she moved to Slidell, Louisiana and remained there until her move to Gladstone, Missouri in 2014. Mrs. Talley was a retiree of the Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation in New Orleans.

Mrs. Talley was the wife of the late Mr. John H. Talley who passed away in 1985. Mrs. Talley was the proud mother of four children, Martha Talley McClary, John “Buddy” Talley (deceased), Lydia Talley Scontrino, and David Talley. She is survived by three of her four children, Martha, Lydia and David, five Grandchildren and a beloved host of Great-Grandchildren and Great-Great-Grandchildren.

Mrs. Talley’s remains were cremated In Kansas City, Missouri. A memorial service in New Orleans is being planned for a future date. Interment plans will be announced at that time.

“In three words I can sum up all I’ve learned about life . . . It goes on !”

~ Robert Frost