She was born Feb. 20, 1924, in Black Betsy, a daughter of the late John Henry Mitchell and Loshia Boggess Mitchell. She was a member of the Rutland Freewill Baptist Church for over 50 years, and played the piano during the time her late husband, Paul Taylor, served as minister. She was a resident of the Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for the last six years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Rev. Paul Taylor; and brothers, Vernon and Delbert Mitchell.
She is survived by six daughters and one son, Charlotte Allison, of Canal Winchester, Ohio, Sandra (Karl) Veith, of Gallipolis, Ohio, Connie (Jim) Bumgarner, of Letart, Rebekah (Mark) Tannehill, of Heath, Ohio, Taylor, Ogden, of Utah, Deborah Taylor, of East Carbon, Utah, Rachel (Kent) Mortensen, of Vernal, Utah; 18 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Kenton Mitchell, Pat Mitchell, Merlin Mitchell, Dayyrl Mitchell, and Shirley Hayman.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 27 at the Rutland Freewill Baptist Church. Officiating will be Rev. Rick Barcus. Burial will be in Gravel Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday, June 26 at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Middleport, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, the family requested that donations be made to the Rutland Freewill Baptist Church, 44 Salem Street, Rutland, OH 45775.
An on-line registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com.