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Johnnie "John" Blois Tallent

September 4, 1925 ~ September 24, 2022 (age 97)


Johnnie “John” Blois Tallent, 97 of Chattanooga, TN went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 24th, 2022.


John was born and raised in Henagar, AL and graduated from Pisgah High School. He was a proud US Army Air Force veteran having served during WWII. John was an active member of Tiftonia Baptist Church and taught Sunday School for 40 years. He studied to be an electrician before going to work for Combustion. John retired after over 30 years as a machinist with Combustion Engineering. He was a member of the Hill City Masonic Lodge and enjoyed gardening and woodworking in his free time. John loved his grandchildren and great grandchildren dearly and thoroughly enjoyed spending time with them. He was a gifted storyteller, honest, hardworking and dedicated.


John was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred J. Tallent; parents, Herman and Nellie Tallent; sisters, Bonnie and Donnie Tallent; and brother, Orillion Tallent.


Survivors include his daughters, Marsha (Henry) Edwards and Brenda (Dale) Domer; grandchildren: Chris (Christina) Edwards, Daniel Edwards, Lauren (Darren) Estill, and Heath Domer; great grandchildren: William and James Edwards, Gunner and Lilly Kate Estill; sister, Virginia Lester; and several nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 11am in the Tiftonia Baptist Church with Pastor Mark Brandon officiating. Mr. Tallent will lie in state from 10am until the funeral hour. Interment will follow in the Lakewood Memory Gardens West.


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The family will receive friends on Monday, September 26th, 2022 from 6-8pm in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.


September 26, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lane Funeral Home and Crematory-South Crest
833 Chickamauga Ave
Rossville, GA 30741

Funeral Service
September 27, 2022

11:00 AM
Tiftonia Baptist Church
518 browns ferry road
Chattanooga, Tn 37419

Interment following funeral service
September 27, 2022

Lakewood Memory Gardens West, Chattanooga

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