She was preceded in death by her first husband, Cecil Tallent; and her second husband, Clifton Maples.
She is survived by three sisters: Myrtle Moore, Betty Jo Wilson, Wilma Cunningham; and one brother, Leonard McGuire, all of Cleveland; two sons: Harold (Judy) Tallent of Fort Valley, Ga., and Gene (Anita) Tallent of Warner Robins; eight grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.
Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Maples family guestbook @www.ralphbuckner.com.