2017-10-19 / Obituaries

Addie Sue Talbert


ADDIE SUE TALBERT ADDIE SUE TALBERT Mrs. Addie Sue Talbert, 90 of White Rock Rd. Lincolnton en­tered into rest on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at her residence.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Bethany United Methodist Church. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Talbert, daughter of the late George Erwin and Lucy Heard Norman, was a lifelong resident of Lincoln County. During her child­hood, she attended Midway El­ementary School through seventh grade and graduated from Lin­colnton High School in 1944. Fol­lowing graduation, she attended Bessie Tift College from 1944-45, married George Dewey “G.D.” Talbert, Jr. on February 21, 1946 and was employed by Oxford In­dustries where she retired after 26 years of service. She was a mem­ber of Bethany United Methodist Church for over 70 years where she had served as children’s Sun­day School teacher, president of the UMW, church historian, and served on numerous committees. Her family stated that, “Ma” as she was affectionately known, enjoyed crocheting, crossword puzzles, reading, genealogy, and teaching her grandchildren how to cook.

She is survived by her daugh­ters, Jane Talbert McWhorter, and husband, Fred of Lincolnton, Ga., Sandra Talbert Marlow and husband, Duane of Roopville, Ga., Carol Sue Talbert Williams, of Lincolnton, Ga.; son, George Norman Talbert and wife, Mary Lee of Lincolnton, Ga., grandchil­dren, Sally M. Davis and husband, Sean, Ben F. McWhorter and wife, Cathy, Susan E. McWhorter, Heather L. Marlow, Brandon K. Marlow and wife, Allison, Amy T. Bell and husband, Mike, Dax N. Talbert, Monica T. Holley, and husband, Tommie, Tripp J. Wil­liams, and wife, Anna, Edie W. Fox and husband, Kyle, Emily A. Williams; 14 great- grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews and her cat, “Ma’s Baby.” In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Dewey “G.D.” Talbert, Jr., grand­son, Jacob Talbert Walton and her brother, Thomas Erwin Norman.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethany United Methodist Church, c/o Bruce Rowland, 2575 Bethany Church Rd., Lincolnton, Ga. 30817.

Beggs Funeral Home, Lincoln­ton was in charge of arrange­ments.

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