The Port Arthur News
LeeAndrew Talley was born on April 12, 1952 in St. Louis, MO moved to Port Arthur, TX as a child and was educated in Port Arthur Schools. Preceded in death by parents: Joseph and Annie Talley of Port Arthur, TX and LeeAndrew Neely & Della Mae Hardin of St. Louis, MO. He departed this life on June 23, 2013 in San Antonio, TX. He was 61.
Lee, as he was affectionately known, accepted Christ as his personal savior at an early age under the spiritual guidance of Rev. A.L. Cawthorn at White Rose Church of God in Christ in Port Arthur, TX.
He leaves to cherish his memory wife, Maria Talley, San Antonio, TX; only sister Leatrice Talley Rideaux of Terrytown, LA; 4 children; 9 grandchildren; and one great granddaughter, Kaylin San Antonio, TX.
Other survivors include brothers, Joe Lee Neely (Teddy) Woodbridge, VA; Michael Hardin, Lillard & Solomon Neely St. Louis, MO; sisters, Vivian Lee Neely Stockton, CA; Carrie Hardin Havens St. Louis, MO; and Linda Hardin Peyton (Darryl) New Orleans, LA.
A host of nieces especially Courtney Hardwick Terrytown, LA; favorite nephews, Clarence Jody Adams III preceded LeeAndrew in death; Courtland Hardwick Gainesville, FL, Cornelius Hardwick Savannah, GA; and a host of other nephews, cousins, and close friends.
Let us not forget LeeAndrew's two 'BEST' four-legged friends, Princess and Tiny.
A memorial service is July 13, 2013 at 3:00 P.M., 1220 E. 18th St., Pt. Arthur, TX.