Zelma L. Taylor

Monday, October 5, 2015

Zelma L. Taylor, 81, of Monett, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in Mercy Hospital, Springfield.

She was born March 29, 1934, in Mano, the daughter of Benton and Stella (Edwards) Periman. On April 19, 1951, she was united in marriage to Lewis Taylor, who preceded her in death on July 11, 2015. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one son, Randall Taylor; five brothers, Edward, Willard, Alvin, Orville and Delmer and two sisters, Della and Velma.

Survivors include: son, Gaylen Taylor and his wife Sheryl, of Piedmont; two daughters, Annitta Latshaw and her husband, Michael of Monett, and Janice Greek and her husband, Larry, of Cassville; one brother, J.B. Periman and his wife, Mary, of Kingsville; two sisters, Reva Stanley and her husband, Dennis, of Sibley, and Glenna Swearingen and her husband, Jerry, of Monett; 11 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

She attended Mano and Gaddis schools and Cassville High School. For several years she was employed as a top stitcher at Jumping Jack Shoes in Cassville. Most of her life was spent in Cassville, moving to Monett in 1989. She was a member of Chapel of Grace Church in Monett.

Funeral services were held Saturday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Jimmie Copley and Pastor Doyle Russell conducted the services. Burial was at Mineral Springs Cemetery, Cassville.

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