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  • Jane Ann Tallent, 1938 - 2020

Jane Ann Tallent, 1938 - 2020

Jane Ann Tallent was born Oct. 28, 1938, to Herod King and Lola Viola Smith in Bristow. She departed this life Sept. 7, 2020, at the age of 81 years, 10 months and 10 days.

Janie graduated from Bristow High School in 1956. She had three children, Wayna, Arla and Nita that she raised in Bristow. She worked several years as the medical records director for Bristow Medical Center.

Janie was a faithful member of the Bristow First Church of God. She enjoyed sitting on the porch visiting with her friends, decorating for the holidays, cooking and most of all spending time with her family.

She is survived by three daughters, Wayna Gryder and husband Gary, of Henryetta, Arla Downey and Nita Tallent, both, of Bristow; one brother, Bobby Smith, of Muskogee; one sister, Betty Whitmore and husband Forrest, of Milfay; seven grandchildren, Rachael Collins and husband Jacob, Rebecca Landsberry, Raphe Adair and wife Kenzie, Cale White, Kendra Ann White, Sean Adair and Emilee Adair; two great grandchildren, Tara Haddox and husband Brayden and Aden Collins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Phyllis Jean Christian and son in law, Homer Downey.

Graveside services were held at 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 at the Bristow City Cemetery with Pastor Brent Hinkle officiating.

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