M. Dale Taylor, the son of Milborn Taylor and the late Alma Eva Lentz Taylor, was born in Puxico on Oct. 12, 1951, and died at The Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark., on Sunday, May 1, 2005, at the age of 53.
Mr. Taylor had lived most of his life in Puxico until moving to Salesville, Ark., seven years ago. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Norfolk, Ark. He enjoyed fishing and wood working. He was a driver for Schnider Trucking of Green Bay, Wis.
In July of 1994, he was married to Wanda Edwards in Bloomfield. Surviving are his wife, Wanda Taylor of Puxico; one son, Dennis Pennington of Indianapolis, Ind.; one daughter, Denise Pennington of Indianapolis, Ind.; his father, Milborn Taylor of Puxico; two granddaughters; and four brothers, Jimmy Taylor of Sevierville, Tenn., Clarence Taylor of Yellville, Ark., Bob Taylor and Dennis Taylor, both of Puxico.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2005, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Puxico.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2005, in the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Puxico with Bro. Jim Windhalm of Norfolk, Ark., and Dale Grissom of Dexter officiating.
Interment will be in the Rock Hill Cemetery near Puxico with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Puxico in charge of arrangements.