Born 1-6-1919 -- Died 6-20-2006
Elsie Pearl Taylor died June 20, 2006, at Berry County Care Center in Cassville, Mo., at the age of 87.
She was born Jan. 6, 1919, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the daughter of the late Fletcher Pettigo and Lorah (Dotson) Pettigo.
She was united in marriagein Salem to Kermit Ragsdale who preceded her in death. She was later united in marriage to James Arthur Taylor who preceded her in death.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by one daughter, Lora Webb and husband Frank of Cassville, Mo.; two granddaughters, Kathryn Coady of Rogers, Ark. and Barbara Smooth and husband John of Wagoner, Okla.; three great-grandchildren; and other relatives and many friends.
She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Thayer for many years.
The funeral services were held June 26 at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with burial in the Thayer Cemetery with the Rev. Ron Richardson officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer.