Rae “Jiggs” Talkington, 77, resident of Eldorado passed away Friday, December 27, 2019 at Ferrell Hospital. Rae was born September 8, 1942 in Gilman, Illinois to the late Herman “Happy” and Olive (Frey) Schriefer. She married Bill Talkington who survives. Rae worked as a secretary at the Eldorado High School for over 32 years. She was a member of the Eldorado First Baptist Church. In addition to her husband she is survived by a son: Vince (Shannon) Talkington of Raleigh, two brothers: Mel Schriefer of Alvin, IL, Gordon (Judy) Schriefer of Champaign,IL, two daughter-in-laws: Penny Talkington and Janice Talkington both of Eldorado, five grandchildren: Tyler (Natasha) Talkington, Elsie (Dakota) Talkington Parker, Jimi Talkington, TeJay (Keyandre Waychoff) Talkington, Will Talkington, and two great grandchildren: Bryson Talkington and Nova Gabbard. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sons: James A. and Michael A. Talkington, two brothers: Don and Harold Schriefer, three sisters: Dorothy Crawford, Lou Deuchene, Mardel Regas, and two grandchildren: Steven Talkington and Kaleb Talkington. Funeral services will be Monday at noon at Colonial Terrace Funeral Home in Eldorado with Rev. Aaron Phelps officiating. Visitation will be 10:00am to service time on Monday. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family via the website www.colonialterracefuneralhome.com
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