TALLENT, Seth (2002)

Obituary Seth Tallent

Died: 05-16-2002

Seth Tallent, 82, of Spring City, died Thursday, May 16, 2002, at his residence.

Born in Rhea Springs, he was the son of the late Q.A. and Ethel Phillips Tallent. He was a graduate of Spring City High School and retired after 32 years as a carpenter for Oak Ridge Union Carbide. A well-known lifetime member of the Rhea County Historical Society, he was appointed by the Rhea County Commission as Historian of Rhea County. Mr. Tallent was a member of the Wolf Creek Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Nixson, Alvin and Russell Tallent and sisters, Hazel Williams, Mary Brown and Ruth Daniels.

Survivors include Henrietta Crosby Tallent of Spring City, four sons, William Joseph “Joe” Tallent of Concord, N.C., Paul Tallent of Spring City, James Tallent of Huntersville, N.C. and Glen Tallent of Daniels, W.Va., nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Forgery officiating. Burial will be in the Spring City Cemetery.

The family will visit with friends Saturday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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