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Obituary: Talley, Max Anthony

Age 40

TALLEY, Max Anthony (Age 40) Loving father and devoted husband passed away on February 27, 2013 in Shasta, California. He was born October 14, 1972 in Flint, Michigan, one of two children of Glen (Jonesboro, AR) and Jeannie Talley (Olive Branch, MS). Max graduated from Westside High School in Jonesboro, AR in 1991 and Parks University in 2010. Max served over 20 years in the US Air Force as a Security K9 Police Officer from November 1991-September 2012. He retired at the rank of Master Sergeant. He served and resided at the following bases: Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX; Moody AFB, Valdosta, GA; Anderson AFB, Guam; Howard AFB, Panama; Davis-Monthan AFB, Tucson, AZ and Fairchild AFB, Spokane, WA. He also served three deployments overseas in Qatar, Iraq and Afghanistan. Max met his loving wife, Brenda Talley in Tucson, AZ and they married on April 9, 2004 on a “Good Friday”. His last employer was DAA Northwest in Spokane, WA. His hobbies included golfing, boating, hunting, riding motorcycles/ horses, singing, cooking, anything outdoors, watching and cheering on his children when they played sports, but most of all spending quality time with his wife and children. He is survived by his loving wife of nine years, Brenda (Medical Lake, WA); daughters Audrey (Loganville, GA), Mia and Becca (Medical Lake, WA); son Steven (Medical Lake, WA); brother Wade (Jonesboro, AR) and his parents. Visitation will be 12 Noon-5PM Thursday at Heritage. A “Celebration of Life” with Military Honors will be held at 9:45AM Friday, March 8, 2013 at Medical Lake Baptist Church, 864 S. Graham Lane, Medical Lake, WA on Hwy 902 at Stanley (Conoco). In lieu of flowers donations can be made in his memory to Sterling Savings Bank #9841696462, 120 S. Broad Street, Medical Lake, WA 99022.