Wilma Mae “Billie” Talbert, 92, of Lakeland, Tennessee, was born December 27, 1920, at Marshall, Arkansas, to William Andrew and Anna Viola (Terry) O’Neal, and she died Sunday, November 24, 2013. She loved the Lord, the church, and her family, and enjoyed gardening, flowers, cooking, eating and family gatherings.
Wilma is survived by her daughter, Dorothy Ann Taken (Richard) of Moore, Oklahoma; son Kenneth (Brenda) Talbert of Lakeland, Tennessee; six grandchildren, Angela Stonestreet, Tony Taken, Tina Taken, William Talbert, Kimberley Forbess and Andrew Talbert; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert James “H.J.” Talbert; her parents and siblings.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Arkansas, 201 Markham Center Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205.
Family receiveD friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, November 29, at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. Funeral was at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 30, 2013, at Ward First Baptist Church, with burial in Old Austin Cemetery.