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Murdis Marie Taylor, 86
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Murdis Marie Taylor, 86, a McMinnville resident and Grundy County native, was born March 24, 1928 and died May 28 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital following an extended illness.
She was a homemaker and member of the Church of Christ, and daughter of the late John L. and Katie Maggie Davis Nolan. She was married to Paul Taylor, who preceded her in death in 1991. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by son, Danny Wayne Taylor; two sisters, Helen Caldwell and Louise Brewer, and five brothers, Gilliam, Doug, John, George and Hershel Nolan.
Mrs. Taylor is survived by eight children and spouses, Selma Boyd, Glen (Betty) Taylor, Roy (Barbara) Taylor, Pauline (Roger) Ware, Ronnie (Teresa) Taylor, Aliene (Sam) Parsons, Treva (Bobby) Glenn and Pam Taylor, all of McMinnville; 15 grandchildren, Patricia Trail, Arlen Boyd, Agnes Pepper, Marlene Campbell, Wayne Boyd, Johnny Taylor, Kim Muncey, Emily Freeman, Michael Taylor, Michelle Cathcart, Corey Ware, Chase Parsons, Ethan Parsons, Ronald Taylor and Lisa Thaxton, and 31 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Charles Nolan of Harrison, and Preston Nolan, Gruetli; two sisters, Troce Lane of Palmer, and Margaret Nance of Gruetli.
Funeral service will be noon Saturday at High’s Chapel with Kevin Key to officiate. Interment will follow at Center Hill Cemetery at Hills Creek. Visitation will be 2 to 9 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m. Saturday until time of service at High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) May 30, 2014