Patricia Jean Talley
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Patricia Jean Talley
  • April 10, 1930 - March 31, 2017
  • Maumelle, Arkansas

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Loving wife, mother and friend, Patricia J. Talley, 86, of Maumelle, AR passed away March 31, 2017 at home. She was born April 10, 1930 in Oklahoma City, OK, the daughter of Wm. Elvin (Doc) and Ruth Payne.



Patricia (Ms Talley) was an elementary school teacher at Roper Elementary in Little Rock for 36 years. She loved teaching 1st grade and teaching children to read. She was a talented artist and enjoyed painting and spending time with friends and family.



She is survived by her daughters Cindy Kuykendall (Joe Kuykendall) of Hot Springs Village, AR, Tahnya Palanca (Johnny Palanca) of Maumelle, AR: grandchildren Mitch Webb (Angela Webb), Bethany Webb, Haley Palanca Hopkins (Daniel Hopkins), Lyndsey Palanca and Andrea Palanca: step grandchildren Matt and Kristal Kuykendall: one great grandchild Willow Christoff and many nephews and nieces: brothers Leonard Payne (Romaine Payne) of Argyle, TX & Donald Payne of Lawton, OK.



She is preceded in death by her husband Bill F Talley and her brothers Billy Payne, David Payne and Glen Payne.



Visitation will be 11 am, Thursday, April 6, 2017, at Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Home. Funeral will be 12 pm, Thursday, April 6, 2017 in the chapel of Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth, 5800 W. 12th Street, Little Rock, 501-661-9111.



Burial will follow at Pine Crest Memorial Park, Alexander.