Flint Hills Community Church

Strength for Today, Hope for Tomorrow

1998 KS Hwy 177, PO Box 527, Cottonwood Falls, Kansas 66845. 620-273-6777

Pastor Jim Bartsch.  Email: fhcchurch@yahoo.com

June Calvin Talkington
January 10, 1928 - June 10, 2007

June C. Talkington, of rural Matfield Green, Kansas, died Sunday afternoon, June 10, 2007, at his home.  A celebration of life service will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Thursday at the Flint Hills Community Church in Cottonwood Falls with Pastor Jim Bartsch and Rev. John Ratzlaff officiating.  Interment will follow in the Matfield Green Cemetery with military honors by a Fort Riley Honor Guard.

June Calvin Talkington was born January 10, 1928 in Matfield Green, to Ralph Kenneth and Margaret Mockry Talkington.  He married Phyllis Mae Kewley February 27, 1966 at the Grace Methodist Church in Emporia.  He was a farmer / rancher all of his life.  He was a member of the Flint Hills Community Church in Cottonwood Falls.  He helped with the Livestock Shows during the Chase County Fair and served on 4-H committees.  He belonged to the Pork Producers and served on the Water Shed Board.  He was a U. S. Army veteran.

June is survived by his wife Phyllis of the home, son William D. Talkington of Matfield Green, two daughters: Mary Ann Quay and Shelley Chiasson, both of Matfield Green, two brothers, Donald and Eugene, both of Matfield Green, eleven grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers: Harold, Charles, Wilbur, and Merton Talkington.

Memorials may be designated to the Flint Hills Community Church or Hand in Hand Hospice.  Friends may call at the Brown-Bennett-Alexander Funeral Home in Cottonwood Falls Wednesday from 9:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. and at the Flint Hills Community Church after 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday.  The family will greet friends from 6:30 P.M. until 7:30 P.M. at the church Wednesday.  Friends may call at the church Thursday 9:00 A.M. until service time.  Memorials may be sent in care of the Brown-Bennett-Alexander Funeral Home, 201 Cherry, Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845.

Posted June 12, 2007
Compliments of Flint Hills Community Church, Cottonwood Falls, KS.