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Rhonda Fae Taylor, 51
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Rhonda Fae Taylor, 51, of McMinnville died Friday, April 1, at her mother’s residence in Gruetli-Laager. 

She was born Dec. 8, 1970, in Downey, CA, enjoyed shopping, crafts, music and dancing. Rhonda loved spending time with her grandchildren – they were her greatest joy. Family time was often spent playing cards and board games. She was preceded in death by her father Robert Eugene Taylor.

Survivors include her mother Rita Taylor, children Dustin Buford (Kadie Spakes) and Gage Buford, siblings Robin (Jerry) Hobbs, Denise Schaefer (Robert Moe), and Robert Taylor, Jr., grandchildren Kenyon Buford and Memphys Buford, aunt Sandra Moon, and several nieces and nephews. 

A memorial service for Rhonda Taylor will be held Sunday, April 10, at 2 p.m. at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Travis Anderson will officiate. The Taylor family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 12 p.m. noon until 2 p.m. in the Chapel of McMinnville Funeral Home.

Memorial donations may be made to help the family with funeral expenses. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) April 8, 2022