Donnie Joe Talley was born on April 11, 1989 in Antlers to Don and Barbara (Watts) Talley. He passed from this life on May 8, 2011 in Perry at the age of 22. He graduated in 2007 from Perry High School and was attending Spartan College in Tulsa. Donnie was a ranch hand. He enjoyed horseback riding, rodeos, hunting and fishing. Donnie was preceded in death by his grandfather Hack Watts and friend Cole Buchanan. He is survived by his parents Don F. Talley and wife Barbara of Perry; siblings Heath Talley and wife Clarissa and their son Brenton “Clode” of Perry; Danielle Talley of Perry; Jason Talley of Perry; grandparents Donald Talley and wife Caroline of Antlers; grandmother Claudine Watts of Rattan; along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and other relatives and friends. Funeral services will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at the Perry Assembly of God with Brett Nation officiating. Music will be performed by Becky Turner. Pallbearers are: Bubba Smith, John Walker Jones III, Jared Miner, Wesley Brosen, Adam Schwandt and Gabe Fraire. Honorary pallbearers are: Heath Talley and Lance West. Interment will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 13, 2011 at Darwin Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family by email to firstname.lastname@example.org . Please reference the name of the deceased in your correspondence.
Funeral services conducted by Brown’s Funeral Service of Atoka.