Lila Jean Tallent

March 26, 1925August 30, 2018

Lila Jean (Richards) Tallent Lila was born March 26, 1925 in Cripple Creek, Colorado to John B. Richards and Erzanith Coats Richards. When Lila was 3yrs old, her family moved to California. Lila attended San Juan, Roseville High School and Sequoia High School in Redwood City, CA. Lila married Otto Tallent on October 23, 1943 at the First Baptist Church in Redwood City, CA. They made their home in San Carlos, CA. While living in San Carlos Lila was involved with the YMCA and PTA. She was a sponsor for the Baptist Youth Fellowship, Chairman of the Deacons, and a Sunday school teacher. Lila is survived by her children Lyle Tallent of Rocklin, CA and Cathy Hamilton (Scott) of Starr, Idaho; Grandchildren Christopher Hamilton of Los Angeles and Michael Hamilton of Santa Barbara. Donations can be made in Lila’s name to Vitas Community Connections Attn: Crystelle Turlo 2710 Gateway Oaks Dr. Ste 100 South Sacramento, CA 95833. Visitation will be held Thursday, September 6th 4-7pm; Service will be held Friday, September 7th at 10am at Lambert Funeral Home in Roseville with Burial to follow at East Lawn Sierra Hills.


  • Visitation Thursday, September 6, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, September 7, 2018
  • Graveside Service Friday, September 7, 2018

Lila Jean Tallent

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