Nadean Cantrell Taylor, 71, of Dowelltown died Friday at her residence.
She was a longtime devoted member of Elizabeth Chapel Baptist Church; a factory worker and in retail sales. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred Lachian and Vallie Rebekah Martin Cantrell; twin sister Nadell Grissom; niece Rhonda Newby; and nephew Terry Watts.
Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Jimmy Taylor of Dowelltown; daughter, Jan Taylor of Dowelltown; sister, Melba Jean and husband Arnold Watts of McMinnville; brother-in-law, Paul K. and wife Stella Grissom of McMinnville; sister-in-law, June Rhody of Smithville; niece, Gayle and husband Stacy Caldwell; nephews, Myron and wife Cindy Rhody, Kenny and wife Beth Rhody, and Tim and wife Regina Watts; several great nieces and nephews; devoted family, Tammy and husband Scott Turner, and Caitlin and Christian.
The funeral will be today at 2 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Bill Robertson will officiate and burial will follow at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be today from 9 a.m. until the service at 2 p.m. The family has asked that donations be made to the Elizabeth Chapel Baptist Church Building Fund or Lighthouse Christian Camp or the charity of your choice, in lieu of flowers.
DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) March 20, 2011