Clayta Rhea Taylor, 68, of McMinnville died Sunday, Dec. 16 at Baptist Hospital in Nashville after an extended illness.
Born in McMinnville on Oct. 11, 1944, she was a daughter of the late Malliory M (Slatten) and James G. Adcock. She was a member of Dayspring non-denominational Church of McMinnville and worked as a LPN.
She is survived by her husband Robert C. Taylor of McMinnville; daughter, Kelly E. Taylor of Murfreesboro; two sons Joe T. Martin of McMinnville; Micah J. Taylor and fiancé Emily Dodson of McMinnville; two sisters, Joyce F. and husband Paul Raptis of Woodbury; Bettye S., and husband Joe Wooden of McMinnville; brother, Joe G., and wife Marilyn Adcock of Augusta, Ga.; good friend and caretaker Sherrye Oliver of Cookeville; five granddaughters and two great-grandsons
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Malliory (Slatten) Adcock, two infant children, Ricky D. Martin and Scott L. Taylor.
A memorial service will be held at Gardens of Memory Funeral Home Chapel at 5 p.m. today with Jackie Matheny officiating. The family will keep the ashes to be interred at a later date.
To sign the online guest book, visit www.gardensofmemoryfuneralhome.com.
Gardens of Memory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Dec. 19, 2012