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The pitchers are throwing strikes and the defense has been strong. And the offense has been fairly potent.





Kathryn Lawter Talley / July 09, 2018

Kathryn Lawter Talley died Friday, June 29, 2018 at the age of 67. Born in Bermuda on May 3, 1951, she was the daughter of the late Clarence D. Lawter and Paula Lawter Flood and was married to Harry Talley.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Bryan Talley; a granddaughter, Kathryn Grace Talley; father and mother-in-law, Luther and Nettie Talley; and numerous other family and friends.

A Celebration of Life was Saturday, July 7 at 11 a.m. at Brooks Lyon Betty B. Jones Chapel with the Rev. Norman Talley officiating. Burial followed in Halifax Memorial Gardens.

Please respect the family’s wishes of no visitors at the residence during this time.

The family requests those wishing to give memorials to please consider St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial Honor Program, P.O. Box 1000 – Dept. 300, Memphis, TN 38148-0552.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services.

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