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Thelma Tallmon

June 26, 1921 — February 15, 2015

Thelma Faye Tallmon, the daughter of Wesley and Faye (Hill) Miller, was born on June 26, 1921 at Corning, IA. Thelma passed away Sunday, February 15, 2015 at Rai-Angels Adult Family Home in Longview, Washington at the age of ninety-three years, seven months, and twenty days. She graduated from Corning High School with the Class of 1938. She worked as a dental assistant in Corning for several years. She then worked as a clerk in the assessor’s office of Adams County. On June 2, 1946 Thelma married Frank Lee Tallmon at the First Presbyterian Church in Corning. Two children, Elaine and John, blessed this union. After they were married Thelma and Frank moved to the farm near Cromwell where she was a homemaker and farm wife. After Frank’s death Thelma moved to Oregon to live with her son John for a short time before moving to Longview, Washington.
Thelma was a devoted mother and grandmother. She was a long-time member (50+ years) of The Order of Eastern Star and a member of the First Christian Church in Creston. She loved painting ceramics and tending to her flower gardens.
Left to cherish Thelma’s memory is her daughter: Elaine Young-Myers of Wickenburg, AZ; son: John (Mary) Tallmon of Clatskanie, OR; granddaughter: Doran (Noah) Malgeri of Norton, MA; grandsons: Brandon (Sandi) Young of Edmonds, WA; Milan Tallmon of Clatskanie; OR; Ryan (Lisa) Tallmon of Portland, OR; granddaughter-in-law: Michele Walker-Young of Maple Valley, WA; great-grandchildren: Noelle Young and Lauren Young of Edmonds, WA and Gabe Myers of Norton, MA; sisters-in-law: Irene Miller of Prescott and Bonnie Tallmon of Creston; numerous nieces and nephews; special friends: Tom and Tracy Gray of Prescott and Jean Moore of Clarinda, IA
Thelma was preceded in death by her husband Frank in 2008; her parents; sister, Fern Marie; brother Mart Miller; and grandson, Christopher Young

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Monday, February 23, 2015

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