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George W. Taylor

George W. Taylor, 91, of Mt. Vernon died 9:25 a.m. Feb. 23, 2006, at 
Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor. He was a farmer, oil driller and retired 
miner from Freeman Coal Co. 

Mr. Taylor was born Nov. 21, 1914, in Jefferson County to Ralph and 
Daisy Mae (Quinn) Taylor. He married Clarice C. (Bean) Taylor Aug. 17, 1938, 
in Poole, Ky.; she preceded him in death Jan. 8, 2003. 

Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the chapel at Mt. Vernon 
Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn. The Rev. Kenneth Oathout will officiate. Burial 
will follow in Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, with full military 
honors conducted by members of Mt. Vernon American Legion Post 141. Friends 
may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. 

Mr. Taylor is survived by a brother, James R. Taylor of Denver, Colo.; several 
nieces, nephews and cousins; and two brothers-in-law, Alfred "Mugs" Bean of Mt. 
Vernon and Henry Fenton of Mt. Vernon. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and two sisters, Betty Mae 
Fenton and Viola Martingill. 

Mr. Taylor was a veteran and member of the U.S. Navy Seabees during World War II 
and a member of Waltonville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9153 and Central 
Christian Church in Mt. Vernon. 

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association and 
will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. 
Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey 
Funeral Home, where you may call 242-3348 for further information. 

Date: 26 Feb 2006
Source: Register-News
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman 


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