Creed Earl Tallent,
age 89, of Crete, IL, formerly of Chesterton, IN, and Chicago, IL, passed
away on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at his home.
Creed was born in
Tellico Plains, TN, on July 2, 1928, to James Burl and Myrtle Alice (Newman)
He is survived by
his loving wife, Mae (Devine) Tallent of Crete, IL; sons, Bill (Julie)
Tallent of Washburn, TN and David (Karen) Tallent of Chesterton, IN;
daughters, Jean (husband, Emil) Aloia of Crete, IL, Glenda Kramer of Crete,
IL and Diane (husband, Mel) Harris of Jamestown, TN; siblings, Jimmy
(Sandra), Claude (Eutheria), Susie, Betty, Peggy (Bill), Ella Mae
(Lawrence), Mary (Joe) and Lillie (Howard); 18 grandchildren, 39
great-grandchildren and nine great great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in
death by his parents, James and Myrtle; sons, Michael Tallent and Kenneth
Tallent and daughter, Brenda Sissel; sisters, Linda and Mary Jo and
brothers, James “Junior” and Thomas.
Creed retired from
Marblehead Lime Company in Chicago, IL. He made friends easily and never met
a stranger. He loved telling jokes and had a winning personality. Gardening
was his favorite pastime, now God has a new gardener! Above all, he loved
his family; his wife, children and grandchildren and they all brought him
great joy. He will be greatly missed.
will be held on Sunday, July 16, 2017, 4:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral
Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN.
Visitation will be
held at the funeral home on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service
at 4:00 p.m. Private family burial will be held on Monday, July 17, 2017, at
11:00 a.m. at Chesterton Cemetery.
to the family may be made at www.ee-fh.com