Karlen Ray "Coot" Tallent
Jul 2, 2013
Karlen Ray \"Coot\" Tallent
July 2, 2013
Karlen Ray \"Coot\" Tallent, 72, of Madisonville, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.
He was a member of Chestua Baptist Church and owned Tallent Motors. He enjoyed fishing.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ann Harrill Tallent; two sons, Scott Anthony Tallent and Kent Wade Tallent; his parents, Barton \"Bartie\" and Audrey Olsen Tallent; one brother, Barton Dean Tallent; one niece, Debbie Tallent Gibson; and one nephew, Russell Tallent.
Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Karen Tallent; four grandchildren and their spouses, Kenny and Amanda Johnson, Randall Tallent, Candi Tallent Shinlever and Kevin Shinlever, and Keanna Tallent; great-grandchildren, Damian and Kamara Johnson, Aaron Cooper and Baylee Ann Tallent; one brother, Dale Tallent; a very special friend, Mary Etta Sisk, all of Madisonville; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Biereley-Hale Funeral Home with the Rev. B.J. Wall and the Rev. Mark Hensley officiating. Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Chestua Methodist Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Biereley-Hale Funeral Home of Madisonville is in charge of arrangements.