Marie Taylor, 97, of Teague passed away February 17, 2017 at the Teague Nursing Home. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, February 20, 2017 at Corley-Porter Funeral Home Chapel in Mexia at 2:00 p.m. with Doctor Steven Diaz officiating. Interment will be at Cotton Gin Cemetery.
Visitation with the family present will be Sunday evening 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Marie was born September 14, 1919 in Freestone County, Texas to John Fred & Anna Lola Emert. She retired from Mexia State School after 25 years as a Home Charge. Following her retirement she served in the Foster Grandparent program at the Teague schools. Marie will be remembered as a very loving, caring and understanding mother and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Taylor; parents, Fred & Anna Emert; sons, David Taylor and Burton Taylor; daughter, Kim Taylor; granddaughters, Misty Taylor and Angela Gilliam; sons-in-law, Jack C. Jones and James Gilliam, Jr. and 1 brother and 1 sister. Marie is survived by her sons, Randy Taylor of Corsicana and Dickie Taylor & wife, Suzanne of Fairfield; daughters, Nancy Jones of Austin, Betty Schroeder & husband, Don of Teague and Donna Gilliam of Teague; daughter-in-law, Cathy Taylor of Teague; grandchildren, Jack Scott Jones & wife Kerrie, Rhonda Jones, Mary Schroeder, Megan Gustafson & husband Eric, Melissa Schroeder, Janet Harris & husband Trent, Elena Howard & husband Nick, Jennifer Taylor, J.D. Medford & wife Marlena, Danyle Hastings & husband James, Whitlee Oliver and Payton Taylor; 19 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, dear friend Mrs. Virgie Pingleton and extended family and friends.
Serving as pallbearers will be Bradlee LaFoy, Coalton LaFoy, Payton Taylor, Eric Gustafson, J.D. Medford, Trent Harris, Nick Howard and Jack Scott Jones.
Please visit www.porterfuneralhometx.com to sign the guestbook.
Corley-Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.