Madisonville Democrat, (Monroe Co. TN) Wednesday, March 25, 1936, Page 5:
“J.C. Tallent died suddenly Thursday, March 19, 1936, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Emma McConkey. He was 69 years, 9 months and 9 days old. The funeral was held Saturday, March 21, at Notchey Creek, of which he had been a member since boyhood. The funeral was conducted by Rev. W.A. Carroll, Rev. Horace Atkins and Rev. Henry McDaniel. He was laid to rest in Notchey Creek Cemetery.
J.C. Tallent was married to Eliza Stephens on October 11, 1885. His wife preceded him to the grave seven years ago.
To this union 15 children were born. Three preceded them to the grave. The surviving are as follows: Mrs. T.H. Belcher of Alcoa, Tenn.; John and Jim Tallent of Citico; Ernest Tallent of Tellico Plains; Tom Tallent of Englewood; Luther Tallent of Sweetwater; Mrs. Murray Wilson of Ocoee; Mrs. Clyde Stephens of Benton; Mrs. Annie Webb of Englewood; Mrs. Emma McConkey of Madisonville; Elige Tallent of Hamilton, Montana; and J.C. Tallent of the Army, Corzal, Canal Zone. All of the children were present except two, J.C. and Elige. Jasper C. Tallent has 65 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren and a great host of friends and relatives who mourn his loss. He will be greatly missed by his family and the community in which he lived.
The pallbearers were the following: W.O. Brakebill, Starling Watson, N.M. McDaniel, John Wilburn, Amos Wilson and Walter Vineyard.”
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