Lois Erlene Taunton, 92, of Crossett, passed away on February 20, 2015 at Stonegate Villa Health & Rehabilitation.
She was a retired bookkeeper for the Sterling Store.
Mrs. Taunton loved to travel and spend time with her family and friends. She was an avid quilter and made one for each of her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She was a member of the First Church of God.
She was born on November 17, 1922 in Bonita, Louisiana and was the daughter of the late Henry E. and Eva Jane Meeks Gates.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Taunton was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Riley A. Taunton.
Survivors include two sons, Robert A. Taunton of Huttig and Donny Taunton of Crossett; two daughters, Erlene Swan (Jerry) of Crossett, Anita Liles of Raleigh, North Carolina; a sister, Jean Townsend; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on February 23 at 1:30 p.m. at the First Church of God in Crossett with Bro. Randy Ivy officiating. Interment will follow at Unity Cemetery under the direction of Jones Funeral Home of Crossett. Visitation will be held on February 23 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the church.
Pallbearers are Brett Taunton, Brad Hanover, Richie Taunton, Jeremy Wawrzynek, Jacob Wawrzynek, Coley Cates, Bodhi Williams and Drew Johnson. Honorary pallbearer is Rory Swan.
Memorials may be made to:
c/o Keith Barnett
1710 Parkway Drive
Crossett, AR 71635.