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Beatrice Taylor

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Beatrice Taylor
Beatrice Virginia Taylor, daughter of the late Paul Mulcahy and Dicie Lee Mulcahy, was born Feb. 1, 1920 in Kennett, and departed this life on May 18, 2009 at the age of 89 years, 3 months and 17 days.

Beatrice married Thomas F. Taylor, Sr. on April 23, 1938 in Piggott, Ark. Thomas preceded her in death on March 9, 1999.

Survivors include: one son, Thomas F. "Tommy" Taylor, Jr., of Gobler, Mo.; three daughters, Mary Jane Balwochus, of Gobler, Anna Beth Ingle, of Murray, Ky., and Marjorie Lee Cham-pion, of Blytheville, Ark.; grandsons, Mark Cherry and wife, Carrie, of Allenton, Wis., Ryan Balwochus and wife, Karrie, of Vidor, Texas and Brent Champion and wife, Lindsey, of Blytheville; granddaughters, Virginia "Speech" Cherry Smith, of Gresham, Ore., Tammy Taylor Bennett and husband, Brian, of New Madrid, Mo., and Terri Taylor Stone and husband, B.J., of Portageville, Mo.; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth and Jacob Bennett, Laney Grace Stone, Brady Taylor Stone, Tyaan and Duncan Balwochus, Candice Smith, Andrea Cherry and Matthew Cherry; great-great-grand-children, Nautika, Alexis and A.J. all of California; one brother: W.C. "Bud" Mulcahy, of Sikeston, Mo.; sister-in-law, Mrs. David (Edna) Mulcahy of Sikeston; brother-in-law, Hal R. Taylor, of Grand Junction, Colo., and other relatives and many friends.

Beatrice was preceded in death by three brothers, Paul B. Mulcahy, Liston Mulcahy and David Mulcahy and three sisters, Leota Mulcahy Taylor, Latrieve Mulcahy Fray and Marjorie Mulcahy Shipman.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, May 21, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett with a graveside service at 2 p.m., Friday, May 22 in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett with Dr. Marion G. Fray, Jr. officiating.

Pallbearers are B.J. Stone, Brian Bennett, Ben Fray, John Fray, Brent Champion, Mark Cherry, David Fray and Neil Tucker.

Honorary pallbearers are Lloyd Wimberley, Dwight Blankenship, Bill Blankenship, Daniel Dean Dorris, Damon Bush, James Paul Mulcahy, Audie Grisham, Steve Atwill, Dennis Green, John Calhoun, David Wilkerson, Jr., Lenard Elder and Joe Tidwell.