Lyla Wood Talley, 82, of Pekin, IL, formerly of Clinton, KY, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2023 at Pekin Hospital. She was born in Rosiclare, IL but grew up in Miami Beach, FL.
She was a retired real estate agent. Lyla (Galen) was married in the First United Methodist Church of Rosiclare. Lyla was a member of Pekin Grace United Methodist Church. She shared her musical gift with others throughout her life. Lyla had a beautiful singing voice.
Survivors include her children, Lydia (Jason) Butler of Pekin, IL, Heather (Bobby) Clapp of Smithland, KY and Gower (Jill) Talley of Las Vegas, NV; 6 grandchildren, Sarah, Savannah, Amie, Chelsea, Milo and Grace; 3 great-grandchildren, Audrey, Conner, and Caleb; as well as her brother, Edward (Willie)Wood of Denver, CO.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Galen Talley; and parents, Lyle and Anita Wood.
Services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Sunday, July 9, 2023 at Hardin County Funeral Service in Rosiclare, IL with interment in Howard Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 1 p.m., Sunday, until service time at the funeral home.
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