Born 8-10-1919 -- Died 3-23-2008
Ruby Germaine Taylor, 88, of Elizabeth, Ark., daughter of the late Harvey Jackson and Mary Elizabeth (Newman) Welch, was born on Aug. 10, 1919, at Tuckermann, Ark. She died on March 23, 2008, at White River Health Care in Calico Rock, Ark.,
She was united in marriage to Johnny H. Taylor on March 4, 1942, at Elizabeth. She worked as an elementary school teacher for many years. She was a member of the Crossroads Church of Christ and the Arkansas Retired Teachers Association.
She is survived by: a son, Harvey L. Taylor and wife, Beth of Elizabeth; four grandchildren, Lisa Barger, Germaine Walker, Harvey John and Dennis Taylor; one step-granddaughter, Jeannette Bishop; six great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; one step-great-great-grandson and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by: her husband; a daughter, Shiela Beth Taylor; a step-daughter, Rita Taylor Laymon; her parents; and a brother, Paul Houston Welch.
Funeral services were held Thursday, March 27 at the Barker Funeral Home Chapel in Salem, Ark. Interment followed in the Flora Cemetery at Viola, Ark., with arrangements under the direction of the Barker Funeral Home of Salem.
Pallbearers were Earl Huett, Bob Huett, Joel Huett, Wayne Shrable, Ralph Darnell, Alan Talburt, Junior Talburt and Hubert Remagen.