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Blanche Taylor

Tuesday, January 4, 2005

Blanche Taylor, 89, of Williford died Dec. 26, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville.

Born Aug. 22, 1915, in Trumann, she was the daughter of John and Dora Fraley Petty. She married Herchel Comptents Taylor in 1932 in Grubbs. He preceded her in death on Jan. 9, 1986. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include two daughters -- Joyce Sharp of Jonesboro, and Mary Honeycutt of Ozark Acres; three sons -- Hayden Taylor and Keith Taylor, both of Williford, and Herchel Taylor of Pickwick Dam, Tenn.; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Ruby Peebles of California; and three half-sisters.

She was preceded in death by two half-sisters and a half-brother.

The funeral was Dec. 29 at Higginbotham Chapel in Hardy, with Floyd Rikard officiating. Burial followed in Oaklawn Cemetery in Jonesboro.

Arrangements were under the direction of Higginbotham Funeral Service of Hardy.