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Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Rena Anne Nowell

02/11/1942 ~ 06/21/2018

Services will be held: 06/25/2018

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Doris Ann Cannady

11/17/1945 ~ 06/22/2018

Services will be held:

Shirlow Powell

Alfred Shirlowe Powell

04/22/1933 ~ 06/20/2018

Services will be held: 06/24/2018

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Timothy Wayne Bartholomew

12/11/1951 ~ 06/20/2018

Services will be held: 06/24/2018

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Betty Jane Jordan

04/23/1927 ~ 06/20/2018

Services will be held: 06/23/2018


Bobby Stuart Ferrell

06/15/1956 ~ 06/19/2018

Services will be held: 06/22/2018


Michael Todd Coleman

04/16/1964 ~ 06/18/2018

Services will be held: 06/26/2018

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Cindy Marie Allen

03/11/1958 ~ 06/18/2018

Services will be held: 06/21/2018

Cathan “Cathie” Talley

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05/13/1943 ~ 07/15/2017

WILLOW SPRING – Cathan “Cathie” Talley, 74 went home to be with the Lord, surrounded by her loving family. Cathie worked for many years as a librarian at Wake Christian Academy. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend to all who knew her.

Along with her parents; Dillon and Helen Smith; she is also preceded in death by a brother; John Smith.

Survivors are her husband of  56 years; Jerry Talley; daughters; Charlotte Soto and husband Tony, Lisa Medlin and her husband Eric; son Gerald Talley Jr and wife Abby; sisters Betty Ruth Plott and husband, Frank and Susan Ortiz and husband, Greg; nine grandchildren; Caleb Soto, Katie Soto, Cathan Grace Soto, Caroline Soto, Dillon Medlin, Bailey Medlin, Gabriel Medlin, Emma Medlin and  Zaylee Talley and extended family.




6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Angier
300 E. McIver St. Angier, NC



11:00 AM

Fellowship Baptist Church
1701 Bud Lipscomb Rd. Willow Spring, NC

Burial to follow in church cemetery.


  1. Phyllis Langdon Dark

    Sending my deepest sympathy to the family! Haven’t seen Cathie since graduating from high school! But remember her as a sweet and gentle person!

  2. Ardie Watkins

    Jerry, Donna and I are deeply sorry for your lost. We will be praying for your family in the coming days.

  3. Georgia McLean

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Sending love to you all.
    Georgia Caines McLean

  4. Kathy Talley bennett

    Larry and I are keeping your family in our prayers. Kathie and I go way back.

  5. Freda Caines

    I enjoyed working with Cathie at Wake Christian. She always had a
    Smile on her face and news about grandchildren. Heaven is richer for having her there.

  6. Deborah Cann

    Praying for God to embrace Cathy’s family with peace, strength, comfort and many precious memories in these coming days. She was such an amazing woman, beautiful inside and out. She was truly an example of God’s love in action. She has left behind an amazing legacy for her family and friends. I am blessed to have known and loved her. The memory of her smile, her touch, and her kindness with “sing” in my heart forever. God bless each of you as you remember and celebrate her. I love you all.

  7. Mike and Betsy Smith

    Thoughts and prayers for all. Many fond memories of Cathie for both if us.

  8. Bonnie Liegey

    Sending love and prayers to the family – Grandmommy was a precious gem we are grateful to have known. Our whole family mourns with you and loves your family!

  9. Pattie Payne

    I enjoyed your mother over the years,when I was at WCA. May your family have peace in the coming days,knowing she is all healed in Heaven. God Bless to all of your family.

  10. Bonnie Tyndall

    Iam so sorry for your loss. You will be in my prayers.

  11. Barbara Mull

    Lisa…. you along with your entire family have my thoughts and prayers. Your Mom was one of the sweetest and caring person I’ve ever met. She loved her children and grandchildren more than life itself. Know that she is looking down and watching out for each of you and smiling as she “remembers” all your wonderful time together.

  12. Elizabeth Dove

    Sending you all love and peace at this difficult time. I remember Cathie fondly from childhood to today. To Lisa and your family especially, you must have taken wonderful care of her throughout her illness and I know she, and your Dad and all of your family, are most grateful. She is now your guardian angel.

  13. France's Wortham

    Jerry Bob & I are so sorry to hear about Cathy’s going home . She loved all of you are so much.. You are in our prayers
    Bob & Frances Wortham

  14. Garry m, Vivian and Kyle Myatt

    We are so fortunate to have known Cathie and the whole Talley family. Cathie is a treasure now in Heaven and we will lift our voices in praise with her again one day. I remember her singing with the little children every Sunday and there were so many smiles and hugs. She will so be missed. We are asking in the precious name of Jesus for comfort and peace to fill your hearts as only He can give. We love you all.


    I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

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