July 06, 1938 - August 20, 2010


July 06, 1938 - August 20, 2010


Why order flowers through us?

Buying flowers from us ensures that your order will be fulfilled through working with a network florists that are trusted by local funeral homes and recognized partners of the funeral industry. A customized message, along with a photo of your selected arrangement will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website. This service also includes “Smart Select” whereby the store notifies you if your floral selection has already been selected by another sender. This allows you the opportunity to choose a different product to ensure the family has a beautiful and unique selection of unique floral arrangements.

The price of these selections also includes the funeral home’s care of the flowers after the funeral and the delivery to the family or facility of choice where they can be rearranged and enjoyed by others for a longer period.

Memorial Candles

A Perpetual Tribute

The solitude and quiet peace of a flickering candle has long been a symbol of remembrance. Each candle lit will remain lit within this memorial website for the period you select. Your thoughtful gesture will be captured both in the candle as well as listed in perpetuity within the tributes section.

Memorial Trees

Circle of Life

In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.

Sympathy Cards

A Thoughtful Gesture

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Place a Donation

The gift of giving

We are proud to provide this service allowing friends and family to donate to any registered charity throughout North America. You will receive an official tax receipt immediately via email and your thoughtful gesture will remain on this memorial website in perpetuity.

Financial Support

A Helping Hand

The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.

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On Friday, August 20th, 2010 the earthly pilgrimage of Margie Lee Talley came to a peaceful end, but her sweet memories will live on forever. Born July 6th, 1938 in Conway, South Carolina to the late Joseph and Maude DeWitt. Margie was the fourth child of ten children. She graduated from South Carolina's Public School System. Margie's family left South Carolina and moved to Brooklyn, New York. This is where she met her husband, Elvren Talley, Sr. They were married September 4th, 1955, and out of this union were born two children, Debra Sabrina and Elvren Talley, Jr. Margie excepted the Lord over 50 years ago in Brooklyn, New York. She late moved to Cleveland, Ohio with her husband and children. While living in Cleveland, Margie attended Union Street Church of God under the late Bernard Claytor. In 1972, she moved to Columbus, Ohio and was under the leadership of her sister-in-law the late Pastor Bertha Clark. After many years under her sister-in-law, God called her husband to pastoral ministries. This is where you would find her doing her duties as a servant. Margie is preceded in death by parents, Joseph and Maude DeWitt, and her brother, Ernest DeWitt. Margie a child of God will be solely missed by all that were priviledged to know her. She leaves to celebrate her home going, her husband, Elvren Talley, Sr.; daughters, Debra (Karl) Foggie and Bettye (Reggie) Wells; son, Elvren, Jr. (Swayzene) Talley all from Columbus,Ohio; Ten Grand Children, Nineteen Great Grand Children and Two God Daughters, Sabrina Russell-Brown and Devonne Trudo of Columbus, Ohio; sisters, Alma Wright, Phennie Wyatt, Annie M. Wise, Lettie (Steve) Cromity, Eula DeWitt all of New York and Geraldine Johnson of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; brothers James M. Dewitt of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Stafford (Diane) of Baltimore, Maryland and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Everyone Margie met was special to her. Funeral service Saturday 11am First Church of God, 3480 Refugee Rd, where the family will receive friends 10am until the time of service.

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