Woodrow Talbert, 92, of Orange, died Wednesday, June 1, in Houston.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Leo Anderson, pastor of the Apostolic Church in Orange.
A private burial will follow at King Cemetery in Hartburg. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Born in Zwolle, Louisiana on Sept. 20, 1918, he was the son of Ranse and Jessie (Pruitt) Talbert. A former resident of Zwolle and Deweyville, he had been a resident of Orange for 80 years.
He was a ship fitter with Bethlehem Steel retiring in 1981, following 21 ½ years of employment. He had been a member of Boilermaker’s Local 587 for 42 years and North Orange Pentecostal Church for 20 years.
Preceded in death by his first wife, Mattie Inman Talbert; and his son, Woodrow Talbert, Jr., Mr. Talbert is survived by his wife, Carol Talbert; daughter, Priscilla Alexander of Houston; sons, Samuel Talbert of Orange, Fred Talbert of Pasadena; grandchildren, Melissa Talbert of Pasadena, Angella Muschalek of Baytown, Darlene Brown of Houston, Jason Alexander of Austin, Dulcie Alexander of Houston, Aaron Nelson Talbert of Dallas; six great grandchildren and one great great-grandchild.