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Juanita Taylor

Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Juanita Taylor, homemaker, died Jan. 9, 2006, at her home in Mammoth Spring at the age of 84.

She was born Dec. 31, 1921, in Frenchtown, Ark., the daughter of the late Fred and Minnie Hackworth Cherry.

Along with her husband she was co-owner and operator of Many Islands Camp and Canoe Rentals.

Survivors include one son, Robert Taylor and wife, Paula, of Many Islands, Ark.; two daughters, Regina Patton and husband, Larry Joe, of Bono, Ark. and Wanda L. Wood, and husband, Bobby, of Many Islands; one daughter-in-law, Sharon Taylor of Yakima, Wash.; six grandchildren, Debbie Taylor and Keith Taylor of Yakima, Wash., Shelly Myers of Jonesboro, Ark., Pamela Widick of Bono, Shannon Wood of Many Islands, and Natalie Hamrick of Waco, Ga.; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two sisters, Velma Sutherland of Cherokee Village and Lorene Erwin of Prescott, Ariz.; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Kenneth L. Taylor; and five brothers, Oliver, Garland, William, Willard and Joe Cherry.

The funeral service was held at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer on Jan. 11 with Bro. Mike Stone officiating. Burial followed in the Riverside Cemetery in Mammoth Spring with arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer.

Pallbearers were David Baldridge, Shannon Wood, Mike Underwood, Kenny Jones, Warren Coats and Adam Hensley.