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Blanche Taylor

Tuesday, December 28, 2004

Born 8-22-1915 -- Died 12-26-2004

Blanche Taylor, 89, of Williford, died Dec. 26, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Aug. 22, 1915, in Trumann, Ark., she was the daughter of John and Dora Fraley Petty. She married Herchel Comptents Taylor in 1932 in Grubbs, Ark. He preceded her in death Jan. 9, 1986. She was a homemaker.

Survivorsare 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. and 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Ruby Peebles; 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 was in Oaklawn Cemetery.