Myra Helen Taylor, age 94, widow of Jesse Lloyd Taylor of Mt. Vernon, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2020, at the Rockcastle Regional Hospital in Mt. Vernon, KY.
Helen was born on July 5, 1926 in Ottawa, KY to the late Henry Edd and Effie (French) Jones. She married Jesse Lloyd Taylor on November 16, 1946 and from that union came eight children: Aubrey Joe, Phyllis Kaye, Casper Coy, Jesse Ray, Lester Lee “Jap”, Tracy Jane, Angie Sue and infant-Paul Gene. She was of a member of the Ottawa Baptist Church, she enjoyed gardening, collecting coupons and glassware.
Those left to celebrate her life are her children: Aubrey Joe Taylor (Rita) of Mt. Vernon, KY; Phyllis Kaye Payne (Ronnie) of Eubank, KY; Casper Coy Taylor (Brenda) of Quail, KY; Jesse Ray Taylor (Arlene) of Pineville, KY; Lester Lee “Jap” Taylor (Pamela) of Mt. Vernon, KY; Tracy Jane Nicely (Gary) of Quail, KY and Angie Sue Sisson (David) of Quail, KY; twelve grandchildren: and twelve great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Jesse Lloyd Taylor; infant child: Paul Gene Taylor; two brothers: Herman and Casper Jones; three sisters: Edith Harris, Ethel Coffey, and Lola Roberts.
Visitation for Helen Taylor will be Monday, August 24, 2020 from 11 am until time for the funeral at 1 pm at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals Chapel with Bro. David Sisson officiating. Burial will follow in the Providence Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Kent Mullins, Kyle Mullins, Stanley Payne, Zach Taylor, Ryan Kirby, Clifton Boone, Justin Gilbert, and Rick Smith.
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