Tifton Gazette


January 25, 2014

Ethel Talley celebrates 104th birthday

TIFTON — Ethel Talley of Chula celebrated her 104th birthday at First Baptist Church Saturday afternoon when she was presented with a resolution from the Georgia House of Representatives by Rep. Buddy Harden, District 148. The resolution was also read in the House of Representatives. Surrounded by her family and friends, Talley said her faith and family have kept her going all these years. She smiled and thanked everyone for being there. Talley’s birthday was Jan. 22. So far, she has had three celebrations — one at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College for being the oldest alumnus, Cypress Pond and the third at First Baptist Church. Talley has three children — June Branch, Sue Sirmans and Buddy Talley.

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