Mary Ellen Taylor

Mary Ellen Taylor

Mary Ellen Grafton Taylor, 81, of Wilmar, passed away November 30, 2013 at Belleview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

Born September 23, 1932 in Wilmar, she was the daughter of the late Alton Parker Grafton and Rose Mae Tippy Grafton Borchardt.

Mrs. Taylor was the widow of Raymond Taylor, a homemaker and a member of Wilmar Baptist Church.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Owen Keith Taylor; one grandson, Keith O’Fallon; one granddaughter, Mary Elizabeth Taylor; a son-in-law, Steve Walmsley and a brother, Jim Grafton.

Survivors include one son, Al Ray Taylor and wife, Carrie of Russellville; four daughters, Kathryn “Kat” Taylor of Monticello, Marsha O’Fallon and husband, Donnie of Weatherford, Texas, Sandra Coe and husband, John of Wilmar and Sharon Raney of Pine Mountain, Ga.; one brother, Paul Grafton and wife, Betty of Monticello; one sister-in-law, Liz Grafton of Mabelvale; one grandson, Josh Coe; five granddaughters, Gina Spencer, Sara Coe, Katy Schaefer, Maggie Ashburn and Mollie Taylor; and six great-grandchildren, Lindsay, Adam, Madison, Gracie, Izaak and Izaya.

Funeral service will be December 3 at 10 a.m. at Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello.