Debra Talley injured; R.C. Talley passes away

As multiple online sources have reported, Roger and Kirk Talley’s father R.C. “Red” Talley passed away this afternoon. He had been ill for some time. He was preceded in death by his wife, Connie Talley, in 2010. The visitation and funeral will be on Monday.

It’s never a good time for a parent to pass away, but some are decidedly worse than others. Debra Talley is currently in a Nashville hospital with a concussion. Her chair fell off the back row of the stage at yesterday’s Gaither Homecoming video recording.

Please keep the Talleys in your prayers!

UPDATE (5/23): Debra has been released from the hospital and is on the mend.

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  1. So very sorry !! Will def keep all the Talley’s in our prayers. Please keep us posted on Debra!!

    • Once I know anything that I can post, I will.

  2. Praying for Debra…how can we find out how she is doing?

    • Did you read to the end of the post to see the update I added this morning? 🙂

      • Shows you how busy we all get…I completely missed the update!

      • No problem!

  3. To the Talley Family. I shall most certainly keep you in my prayers in this difficult time. If this can be a little comfort, the children of GOD in the Body of Christ, are all one BIG family and there will be a lot of prayers reaching the Throne of GOD. May The Holy Spirit comfort you throughout every day and night.
    Maud – South Africa

  4. Thanks, Daniel for the good job you do keeping us (fans) informed with all SG happenings. Not just the personnel changes, but the health concerns, and all else. I enjoy your emailed newsletter, but most times click thru to your page as well, so I don’t miss some details talked about later. Can’t say I always remember it all, but it keeps me
    on the same page for that day or week. I really appreciate all the bloggers, and those who use FB to update as well.
    Just didn’t want to fail to say thanks for what you do!!

    • Thanks for the encouragement! I am glad to be able to serve in this way.

  5. To the Talley family..keep strong in times of this..praying for you..have faith that is the most important thing to do