Willie Othel Taylor

95 year old Willie Othel Taylor of McMinnville died Tuesday at the Raintree Manor Nursing Home in McMinnville. He was a Baptist and a U.S. Army World War II veteran. The funeral will be Thursday at 4:30 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. James Gibbs will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 4:30 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Will and Fannie Bell Hendrixson Taylor, and a nephew Willie Lee Fuson. Survivors include a son, Kenny Taylor of Silver Point. A sister Allie Mai Fuson of Smithville. Six nieces, Bobbie and her husband Robert Page of Mount Juliet; Barbara and her husband John Malone of Alexandria; Gladys and her husband Elmus Cantrell of Smithville; Athelene and her husband Hobert Page of Smithville; Violet Starnes of Silver Point; and Doris Fuson of Smithville. Two nephews, Junior and his wife Geraldine Fuson and Eddie and his wife Judy Fuson all of Smithville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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