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Helen Taylor

Tuesday, December 11, 2001

Helen M. Taylor of Dudley, daughter of Maude Ford and the late Herman Ford, was born July 26, 1921 at Parma and died Dec. 10, 2001 at her son's residence in Dudley, at the age of 80. Mrs. Taylor worked at Elder Manufacturing for 23 years, retiring in the early 1970's, and she was a homemaker. She was a member of the Fisk General Baptist Church. On Nov. 5, 1939 she was untied in marriage to Chester B. Taylor and he preceded her in death on June 5, 1994. She is survived by three sons, Ferral and Mary Taylor of Dudley, Dale and Bonnie Taylor of Puxico, and Terry and CarolynTaylor of Cape Girardeau; by two daughters, Joyce and Don Hargrove of St. Ann and Carolyn Jo and Richard Piel of Maryland Heights; by four sisters, Eve Whitson of Bakersfield, Calif., Jewel DeVore of Keen, Texas, Mary Booth of Decatur, Ill., and Dollie Provance of Nashville, Tenn.; by 12 grandchildren; and by 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at White-Sanders Funeral Home in Fisk on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 5 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, Dec. 13 at 11 a.m. at White-Sanders Funeral Chapel in Fisk with Rev. Ray Placher and Rev. Marvin Jones officiating. Internment will follow at the Malden Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden with White-Sanders Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. PAID