Brenda Joyce Taylor

Jul 23 2012

61 year old Brenda Joyce Taylor died Sunday at NHC of Smithville. She was a retired machine operator at Kingston Timer. The funeral will be Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Tommy Taylor will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.; Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.; and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 4:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Junior Matthews and Betty Frances Murphy; a son, Jerry Wayne Taylor; and three sisters and a brother. Taylor is survived by her husband of 46 years, Grady Lee Taylor of Smithville. Three daughters, Melinda and husband Bobby Hullett, Janie and husband Adam Hale and Vickey and husband Freddy Atnip all of Smithville. Four sons, Ronnie Taylor and Stacy Braswell of Smithville, Billy and wife Kim Neal of McMinnville, Jimmy and wife Romanda Taylor of Smithville, and Timmy Taylor of Smithville. Nineteen grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and six brothers, James and wife Darlene Matthews of Gassaway, William and wife Rita Matthews, Willie Matthews, Roy and wife Debbie Matthews, Randall Neal, and Doug and wife Norma Murphy all of Smithville. Three sisters, Helen and husband Randall Ervin of Smithville, Pamela Hooten and partner Kevin Cain of North Carolina, Kathy Murphy and partner Ruben Vega of Morrison. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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