Lillis “Allene” Taylor

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Lillis “Allene” Taylor, 84, of Washburn, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2019, at Cassville Health and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born July 5, 1934, in Washburn, the daughter of Vaudie and Helen (Henry) Hendrix. On March 3, 1951, she was united in marriage to Keith Berteau, and to this union two children were born. Keith and their son Billy preceded her in death on April 9, 1954. On March 2, 1956, she was united in marriage to James “Robert” Taylor, who preceded her in death on March 16. Also preceding her in death were her parents and one sister, Marie Vanzandt.

Survivors include: one daughter, Barbara Deal of Washburn; one brother, Jimmie Hendrix of Cassville; one sister, Louise Williams of Purdy; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She grew up and received her education in Washburn, where she graduated from Southwest High School. For several years, she worked at the shoe factory.

Services were held Wednesday, April 3, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was at Seligman Cemetery.

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