Ressie M.Taylor

92 year old Ressie Taylor of Smithville died Monday at NHC Healthcare Center in Smithville. She was a member of Mt. View The Baptist Church and a retired shirt factory worker. The funeral will be Thursday at Noon at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Dennis Wood and Gary McBride will officiate with burial in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 12:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her husband W.B. Taylor; grandson, Sgt. Shannon Taylor and granddaughter, Trena Cantrell; parents, Horace and Euna Cantrell; three sisters, Effie Head, Jeffie Humphrey, and Ruthene Binkley. Eight brothers, Doris, Jim, Gentry, Charles, Arlie, Fate, Leslie and Horace, Jr. She is survived by two daughters, Ruth and C.Y. Cantrell of Smithville, Elene and Ernest Ray of Adams, TN. One son, Delane Taylor of Smithville. Three Grandchildren, Rejena Turner, Greg and Amanda Ray and Michelle Bullard. Five Great-Grandchildren, Shane and Regina Turner, Taylor and Lexi Bullard, Nicholas and Allie Ray. Two Great-Great-Grandchildren, Darrian and Elaina Turner. One sister, Ethel Redmon of Rock Island, TN. and three brothers, Dennie Cantrell of McMinnville, Billy and Elzie Cantrell both of Smithville. Three sisters-in-law, Maureen Cantrell, Jean Cantrell, and Helen Cantrell all of Smithville and several nieces and nephews. In addition to flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Mt. View The Baptist Church. DeKalb Funeral Chapel in Smithville is in charge of the arrangements.

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