Floy Tally

Monday, October 14, 2002

VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Floy Marie "Pepper" Shumaker Tally, 78, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Mounds, Ill., died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, at her residence.

She was born June 3, 1924, in Villa Ridge, daughter of the late Dr. W.E. and Floy Bour Shumaker. She and Benjamin Mark Tally were married Jan. 5, 1946, in Blytheville, Ark. He preceded her in death Jan. 13, 2002. She attended the First United Methodist Church in Mounds and was a homemaker and housewife.

Survivors include three sons, Benjamin Mark Tally Jr. and wife Jo of Cape Girardeau, Michael Tally and wife Carla of Jonesboro, Ill., and Don Tally of Cobden, Ill.; one sister, Mary Emma George of Villa Ridge; two brothers, Edward Earl Shumaker and wife Francine and Joe Shumaker and wife Loraine, all of Villa Ridge; seven grandchildren, Anne Marie Heisserer, Mandi Michele Moore, Dan, Jon, Shannon, Meredith and Kristen Tally; and two great-grandchildren, Abigail and Anthony Heisserer, Jr.; and other relatives and friends.

Friends may call between 4 and 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 8 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Mounds. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the church with the Rev. Jerry Herring officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Villa Ridge.

Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Mounds.