2017-07-20 / Obituaries

James Lee Tallent

Funeral services for James Lee Tallent, 71, of Quaker Springs Road in Washington were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Hyde’s Chapel Baptist Church in Conyers, Georgia. Burial followed in the church cemetery. He passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017, at his home.

Mr. Tallent was born in Snellville, Georgia, and was the son of the late Lonnie and Azzie Bell Peavy TalĀ­lent. He was the widower of Patricia Dianne Peppers Tallent, and was a farmer. He served in the Army Reserve during the Vietnam Era, and he was a former member of Hyde’s Chapel Baptist Church in Conyers.

Survivors include a son, James Tallent Jr., and a granddaughter, Amy Leanne Tallent, both of Washington; a brother, Raymond Tallent, of Lawrenceville; and a sister, Becky T. Johnson, of Conyers.

Memorial contributions may be made to a local chapter of the American Cancer Society.

Hopkins Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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