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July 20, 1926 –  February 27, 2013 Funeral services for Aylene Taylor are set for 3:00 P.M., Sunday, March 3, 2013 at the Mullican-Little Chapel in Bells/Savoy. Dr. Lowell Howard of the Savoy Cowboy Church will officiate. The family will visit with friends at the Chapel from 2-3 P.M., an hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in Bells.
Aylene was born July 20, 1926 in Hagerman, New Mexico to parents George and Viola Virginia (Downes) Dees. On May 26, 1945 she married David Taylor in Matador, Texas. Through her life, she worked as a Telephone Operator, Seamstress, Nursing Home Aide and Med Aide. She enjoyed crocheting, embroidering, sewing and quilting. Each of her children treasures their own double wedding ring quilt that she made for each of them. Her many friends and family members enjoyed the fruits of her talents as she blessed them with many gifts that she made.

Aylene was also fond of genealogy and all crossword puzzles. She loved to read and watch Jeopardy and was quite the sports fan. She knew the statistics when watching any sport such as golf, tennis or football.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. She was also preceded by eleven siblings: Brothers, George, Everett, William McDonald, Leroy, Clifford, and Glenn; Sisters, Kittie May, Clytie, Clarice, Lucille, and Bernice. Two sons-in-law preceded her, Pat Stuever and Don Cook.

She is survived by her son, Leland Taylor and wife Natalia of Corpus Christi; Daughters, Karen Rose and husband Jerry of McAlester, Oklahoma, Judy Stuever of Bells, Susan Johnson and husband Glenn of Denison; Grandsons, Greg Miller and wife Susan of Owasso, Oklahoma, Damon Taylor and wife Asaka of Japan; Granddaugher, Amber Taylor of Corpus Christi; Great Grandchildren, Geoffrey and Zachary Miller and Damien Taylor; Sister-in-law Billie Taylor of Bonham and numerous nephews and nieces of whom she could relate all their birthdates from memory. She will also be missed by her little kittie, “Lady”.