Walnut: - Virginia Fay Taylor, 99, of Walnut, formerly of Carterville, died Thursday, Sept. 2, 1999 at the Walnut Manor Nursing Home.

Mrs. Taylor was born Jan. 22, 1900 in Lincoln County Duvall District, W. Va., to James and Elizabeth (McCoy) Ballard. She married Henry Taylor on Sept. 19, 1923 in Vandalia. He preceded her in death. She was a past member of the Crainville Baptist Church.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews among them Clarence and Mary Lubbs of Coleta and Junior and Virginia Wheeler of Ottawa; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the East Lawn Memorial Park in Herrin. There will be no visitation. Arrangements were completed by the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls.


(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois, March 14, 1957 - pg 2, submitted by Melva L. Taylor) 




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