Elaine V. Talbot, 87 Elaine V. Talbot, 87, of Herington, died Thursday, July 21st, 2011, at the Medicalodges of Herington. She was born on July 5th, 1924, at Bloomfield, Missouri, the daughter of Linord E and Grace M (Hopkins) Caldwell. Mrs. Talbot was a homemaker and was a Nurses Aide. She was a minister?s wife, serving on numerous church committees; and active with the American Baptist Women of the Central Region. Her husband served the Baptist Church?s in Gardner, Horton, Sabetha, Atchison, Great Bend, and Herington. She received her associate degree with William & Jewell University. She married E. Ray Talbot, on July 12, 1946 at St. Louis, Missouri; he survives of Herington. She is also survived by four (4) daughters: Deborah Ratzlaff of Orlenta, OK, Martha Tollefson of Manhattan, and Rachel Beaver and Ruth Hailey both of Herington; two (2) sisters: Ruth Determan of Woodriver, IL, and Patricia Palubiak of St. Louis; eight (8) grandchildren; and nine (9) great grandchildren. The family requests memorials to the First Baptist Church of Herington; and can be sent in care of the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory , Herington Chapel, 404 S Broadway, Herington, KS 67449-3038.
 
A Memorial Service will be held at 2pm Saturday, August 6th, 2011, at the First Baptist Church, Herington, with Pastor Darrell Geist officiating. The Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory, Herington Chapel, is assisting with services; Mrs. Talbot was cremated