Wilford S. Taylor

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Wilford S. Taylor, a resident of Green Forest, AR, was born Jan. 19, 1925 in Green Forest, AR, a son of Thomas Alfie and Annie Kay (Sims) Taylor. He departed this life Tuesday, May 7, 2013 in Harrison, AR, at the age of 88 years.

Wilford worked as a mechanic.

He is survived by two sons, Lonnie Taylor of Green Forest, AR and Ricky Dale Taylor and wife Pam of Vido, TX; three daughters, Carma and husband Bennie Davis of Eagle Rock, MO, Carolyn Osborn of Green Forest, AR and Cheryl Taylor of Omaha, AR; 17 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends.

On Mar. 25, 1944, Wilford was united in marriage with Burnis (Guess) Taylor who preceded him in death. He was also preceded by his parents, Thomas Alfie and Annie Kay Taylor; six brothers and sisters; and two sons.

Visitation will be held from 5 until 8 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2013 at Nelson's Green Forest Chapel. Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the Ward Cemetery. Interment will follow the service in the Ward Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.