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Glen Tallant

1941 - 2019
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Glen Tallant

On Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, Glen Tallant, loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away in his home at the age of 78.

Funeral was held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Greenwood Chapel. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Greenwood.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the American Diabetes Association in Glen’s memory.

Glen was born on Aug. 22, 1941 in McKinney, Texas to John and Jean (Lenderman) Tallant. After high school, Glen served in the United States Marine Corp for six years. He then joined the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company where he worked as a lineman and installer for the next 30 years. On Jan.24, 1962 he married Juanita Kaye Brady. They raised two sons, Greg and Richard.

Glen loved to watch his children and grandchildren play sports and he was an avid fan of classic country, folk and bluegrass music. He loved to listen to his granddaughter, Caileen, sing and finding songs for her to add to her repertoire was a favorite pastime. He was known for his wit, quick smile and kind and compassionate spirit.

Glen was preceded in death by his father, John; mother, Jean; and his eldest sister, Racheal Christophe.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Kaye; two children, Greg and Richard, two grandchildren, Aaron and Caileen; great-grandson, Carter; sister, Judy Brannon; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.

The Azle News,

Oct. 23, 2019 Edition

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