Noble Wayne Talley
Noble Wayne Talley
  • October 31, 1922 - January 13, 2017
  • Salem, Illinois

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Noble Wayne Talley, 94, passed from this life on January 13, 2017, in Salem, Illinois.

He was born on October 31, 1922, in West Salem to Norman and Blanche (Burnett) Talley.

He married Betty Lou Wolfe of Mt Erie on September 21, 1946.

He was a proud Navy veteran serving 1944-1946 and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Noble retired in 1983 from TWA in Los Angeles as a Ground Maintenance Mechanic, built a home on Lake Hartwell in Georgia, and enjoyed 30 years there with Betty until her death in 2013.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and four siblings: Leonard, Paige, Mac and Clenny (Sue).

Noble is survived by their daughter Sheri Goodwin of Los Angeles, granddaughters: Kristi (Jonah) Sulak, Jennifer (Geoff) Patton, Lindsay (Christopher) Noonan, one great-granddaughter: Gemma, and four great-grandsons: Olivier, Sebastien, Jasper, and Wesley.
He is also survived by one brother-in-law, Bob (Marsha) Wolfe of Salem, Illinois, and nieces and nephews.

Private burial will be at Moravian Cemetery in West Salem.

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Ingram Funeral Home in West Salem is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.