• Clarence Tallent Jr.
    Clarence Tallent Jr.

Clarence Tallent Jr.

FRANKLIN - Clarence Tallent Jr., 45, of Franklin passed away Monday, May 20, 2019.

Born and raised in Franklin, he was the son of Clarence Tallent Sr. (Catherine) and the late Hazel Mae Conhiser Pannell. 

He had two passions in his life – his career at Millis Transfer and being with his beloved family. He was a member of First Baptist Church, where he enjoyed helping with the Community Meal. Clarence also enjoyed cooking. He was known and loved by many.

In addition to his father and stepmother, he is survived by his loving wife, Rebecca Houston Tallent of Franklin; children, Devan Tallent (Jenine) of Burnsville, Dakota Tallent of Prattville, Alabama, Ivry Tallent of Franklin, Jordyn Sanford of Franklin and Alex Sanford of Franklin; sister, Lisa Tallent of Clayton, Georgia; uncle, Frank Conhiser of Franklin; grandson, Blayze Harwood of Weaverville; and two nieces, Sydney Shirley and Andrea Shirley, both of Clayton, Georgia.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 25 at First Baptist Church. The Revs. Jack Jarrett and Blake Arnold will officiate. 

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at First Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Teen Challenge of the Smokies, PO Box 2157, Franklin, NC 28744.

Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome.com. 

The Franklin Press

Mailing Address:
40 Depot Street
Franklin, NC 28744 

Phone: 828-524 2010
Fax: 828-524-8821