Memorial services for John Talley, 82, of Canadian, TX will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 18, 2008 at the Abundant Life Assembly of God with Rev. Justin Coleman, officiating. Cremation is under the direction of Hughs Funeral Home of Canadian, TX. Mr. Talley passed away Sunday, April 13, 2008 in Canadian, TX. John was born on November 2, 1925 in Clarendon, TX to the late Mr. John Talley Sr. and Mrs. Ailleen (Reeves) Talley. He attended schools in Clarendon, TX. He also attended Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie, TX. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy serving in World War II. He married Betty (Giles) on September 26, 1945 in Amarillo, TX. They moved to Canadian, TX on January 2, 1968. John worked for the Canadian Independent School District in the maintenance department until retiring in 1988. He served as deacon for 16 years at the Abundant Life Assembly of God. He is preceded in death by one brother, Bill Jack Talley. He is survived by his wife, Betty Talley of Canadian, TX; one son, Rob Talley and wife Lynn of Canadian, TX; two daughters, Sherye Talley of Canadian, TX; Deborah Talley of Milwaukee, WI; one brother, Robert Talley of Weatherford, TX; one sister, Elizabeth Childs of Amarillo, TX; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.