|Birth: ||Nov. 29, 1926|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Apr. 4, 2002|
James was the son of
Charles Talley and
He was married to
on 11 Feb 1961
In Tipton, Tipton Co., IN
Obiturary from the Elwood Call-Leader
Elwood, Madison Co., IN
06 Apr 2002, page 2
JANES C. TALLEY
TIPTON - James C. Talley, 75, 316 S. Main St., Tipton, died April 4, 2002, at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis.
Born Nov. 29, 1926, in New Rochelle, N.Y., he was the son
of Charles and Caroline (Schmidt) Talley.
He married Patricia McIntosh Feb. 11, 1961. She survives.
He was administrator at Tipton County Memorial Hospital
from 1955 until his retirement Dec. 31, 1991. When he be-
came administrator, the hospital had 73 beds and no intensive care unit. In the 1960s, nine beds were added and the ICU was opened. A major addition was completed in 1972, bringing the hospital to 136 beds.
The facility was upgraded to meet state and federal requirements as part of this construction project.
During his tenure, the hospital experienced the addition of services undreamed of in 1955. Thes included outpatient clinics, an oncology program, speech and audiology, CT scanning, nuclear medicine, a full-time pharmacy, cardiac testing, eye surgery and more. The maternity unit was remodeled in 1989, and Autumnwood, the hospital's extended care unit, opened in early 1991.
Before coming to Tipton, Talley served in the U.S. Army and held the position of assistant administrator at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich. He completed a residency at Norton Infirmary in Louisville, Ky., and worked at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.
He earned a bachelor of arts degree from Yale University
and was a member of the Yale Club. He earned a master's degree in hospital administration fron the University of Minnesota.
He was a member of the University Club of Indianapolis, Society of Indiana Pioneers, Columbia Club, Sons of Union Veterans, Stine Clubs International, Food & Wine Society of Indiana, Indiana Historical Society and the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
He belonged to the Propylaeum Historic Foundation, the Indiana German Heritage Society, Palatines to America, the Athenaeum Turners, Le Chaine des Rotisseurs and L'Ordre Mondial des Gourmets Degustateurs.
Surviving with his wife are a brother, Edward S. Talley of Bloomington; a nephew, Douglas C. Talley; and two nieces, Christine Hasemen and Karen Cummins.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday by the Rev. Philip Curran in Gothic Chapel, Crown Hill Cemetery, 700 W. 38th St., Indianaplois. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Young-Nichols Funeral Home in Tipton and at the Gothic Chapel at Crown Hill Cemetery from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Tipton County Foundation or to the Society of Indiana Pioneers, in care of Mrs. Robert Everitt, 7510 Washington Blvd., Indianapolis, IN 46240.
Charles Talley (____ - 1987)
Caroline Schmidt Talley (1904 - 1993)
Crown Hill Cemetery
Plot: Sec: 8, Lot: 2
Created by: ed
Record added: Mar 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50266978
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