|Birth: ||Aug. 3, 1931|
|Death: ||Jul. 8, 1976|
Services for Billy A. Talkington, 44, of Caruthersville, who died July 8th at his home after a long illness, were held in the Dean Funeral Home Chapel July 10th at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Wells officiating. Burial was in Little Prairie Cemetery.
He was born Aug. 3rd, 1931 in Holland, the son of Fred A. Talkington ad Georgia Norrid. He married Ellen Englehardt Feb 25th, 1954 in Hernando, Miss.
He was a merchant and veteran of seventeen years service in the U.S. Army and a veteran of the Vietnam conflict, including two different "hitches" there. He was seriously wounded on his second trip to Vietnam and spent much of the time after being returned home in government hospitals and received a disability discharge. He was a member of the Pentecostal Church.
He is survived by his wife, Ellen Talkington; two sons, Michael Talkington and Crickett Talkington; and one daughter, Mrs. Carolyn Summerford of Monticello, Ark.
Other survivors include his father, Fred A. Talkington of Lake Village, Ark.; three sisters, Mr. J.L. Maddox of Tow, Tex., Mona F. Shelton of Odessa, Tex., and Flora Jean Jones of New Orleans, La.; one brother, Joe Talkington of Lake Village, Ark.; and two half brothers, Shannon Talkington and Jimmy Talkington both of Lake Village, Ark.
SFC US Army
Judith Ann Emerson Eveland (1935 - 1963)
Ellen Owedda Engelhardt Talkington (1938 - 2014)*
Carolyn Ann Talkington Summerford (1951 - 1987)*
Michael Wayne Talkington (1955 - 2008)*
Little Prairie Cemetery
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Record added: Sep 21, 2009
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