Talley and Lorene Sawyer were married June 4, 1949, at Millersville Baptist Church, by the Rev. James R. Stacey.
Their attendants were LaVerne Mirly Ross and Leon Talley.
The Talleys have two children, Norma (Walter) Wildman and Debbie (the late Bradley) Followell of Cape Girardeau. They have four grandchildren, Teresa (Eric) Wilke, Jennifer (Cliff) Sodergren, Rachel (Derrick) Bangert, Natalie Followell; and three great-grandchildren.