Glenn Wesley Tally
August 2, 1923 – April 21, 2020
Glenn W. Tally
Graveside services for Glenn W. Tally are scheduled for 1:00 pm on Friday, April 24, 2020 at Resthaven Memorial Park in Corsicana, Texas. Reverend Richard Luna will be officiating under the direction of Lloyd James Funeral Home in Tyler. Mr. Tally was born August 2, 1923 in Purdon (Navarro County), Texas to the late Claude and Myrtle Whittenburg Tally. He graduated from Corsicana High School Navarro College and Baylor University. He served in the Army during World War II and received the Purple Heart. He retired as an accountant with Texas Power and Light and TXU after 35 years of service. He had lived in Tyler since 1972 and was a member of Pollard Memorial United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Dorothy McClintock Tally and his brother, Billy Joe Tally. Survivors include niece, Belinda Tally Payne and husband, Billy and their son, Pace all of Corsicana, Texas. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Pollard Memorial United Methodist Church, 3030 Copeland Road, Tyler, Texas 75701. The graveside will be streamed using Facebook Live on the Lloyd James Funeral Home page.
- Dorothy McClintock Tally, Wife (deceased)
- Billy Joe Tally, Brother (deceased)
- Belinda Tally Payne (Billy), Niece
- Pace Payne, Great Nephew
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Glenn Wesley Tally
May 6, 2020
Mr Tally was an amazing, kind and generous man. He was a customer of mine for 17 years until I moved away from TX 3 years ago. He shared many stories with me about his and Ms Dorothy’s past adventures. I know he loved his church family and we shared many of the same beliefs. He always had a smile for me but we also shared a few tears together too. I’m sad that we lost such a great man but I am so happy that he is in the presence of our Lord and reunited with Ms Dorothy. My deepest condolences to the family. I am praying for you all during this time of loss.
Formerly from Bullard TX - now Severance CO
April 28, 2020
Kind. Generous. Thoughtful. Selfless. Responsible. Loving. Thorough. Servant. Humorous. Husband.
These are some of the words that come to mind about my Uncle Glenn.
He was a blessing to everyone he ever met. He could laugh at himself. He did anything he could to help.
And he was a war hero, too. He was one of the greatest of the Greatest Generation.
He will be missed by everyone he ever touched, and there are so many of us. Love you, Uncle Glenn.
April 24, 2020
What a beautiful man. He loved his beautiful wife and spoke of her often. He always wore the very best smile. He had a heart full of love, Jesus and a very sharp mind. He could tell you about anything he had experienced and didn’t mind telling about the mistakes, because there was a lesson in them as well. It has been 2 1/2 years since the last time I got to see this precious man, but he will forever hold a place in my heart! ❤️❤️❤️
April 24, 2020
I was Mr. Tally 6-2 aide at meadowlake senior living. He was such a sweet and caring man. He would always ask about my kids and making sure they were doing good. I known Mr. Tally for 5 years and they were wonderful years. He called me Dee and always say "what's going on Dee"! Mr. Tally was a grandfather figure to me whom I loved very much. You will truly be missed. Rest in heaven
April 23, 2020
Glenn was my cousin. His mother was one of my daddy’s older sisters. His mother taught him to love and care for others and she was a great teacher because he certainly had a gift to care for others. Glenn was truly a southern gentleman and one of the finest men I have known. I know there was a great reunion in heaven when he arrived. Love and comfort to Belinda and family.
April 23, 2020
I met Mr.Talley at Meadow Lake Assisted living while visiting my mom there.We had connections in Corsicana and Waco .We began a friendship that lasted four years.Weekly visits,great conversations with an occasional What a Burger.The entire hallway he lived on ,enjoyed our visits,because neither of us could hear very well.He was a great man,great friend and a fine example of “the greatest generation”.We will see you again at the resurrection!
April 22, 2020
Glenn and my cousin, Dorothy, were married when I was quite young, but I remember the occasion fondly. Glenn treated his in-law family with love, respect, and dignity. Even after Dorothy's death, Glenn would attend family events. I have always felt that he was a wonderful individual who genuinely cared for people. He will be missed.
My prayer is that those in his family will be comforted by our Lord and rest in the assurance of His love for us.