August 7, 1941 ~ April 7, 2020 (age 78)

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Claude Nolan Tallent

Age 78

Of Athens

Passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2020

At Life Care Center of Athens


A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was the son of the late Austin and Carrie Yarber Tallent and was preceded in death by two brothers, Manuel Tallent, twin brother, Clyde Howard Tallent and Cullen Tallent.   He was a 57-year member of the Meridian Sun Masonic Lodge #50 F & AM. He was a longtime employee of White Stores for over 43 years and retired from United Grocery Outlet.  He was a member of Central Baptist Church.


Survivors include his wife of 57 years,

   Carol Newman Tallent of Athens

Two daughters,

   Renee Tallent of Athens

   Elaine Tallent of Athens

One grandson, Josey Nolan Tallent

Shaye “Baby” Evans whom was like a granddaughter


   Judy Tallent of Athens

   Wanda Tallent of Athens

   Eloise Newman of Knoxville

   Linda Newman of Fayetteville, TX.


   Jim and Mary Newman of Marietta, GA.

   Bige Newman of Harrison

   Ralph “Pete” and Carolyn Newman of Athens

   Archie “Bo” and Vickie Newman of Athens

Several nieces and nephews


A private graveside service will be Friday, April 10, 2020 at McMinn Memory Gardens with the Rev. Scott Leamon officiating.


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Private Services

McMinn Memory Gardens
1739 County Road 561
Athens, TN 37303

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