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Rachel Joyce Taylor

   Rachel Joyce Taylor, 84, of Vernon, died on Jan. 15, 2015 in Vernon. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 at the First United Methodist Church in Chillicothe with the Rev. David McDonald officiating. Interment will follow at Wilbarger Memorial Park in Vernon. Services are under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Taylor was born on July 29, 1930 in Truscott. She was the daughter of the late Guynn Hickman and the late Beryl Roquemore Hickman. She married Walter Carl Taylor on Oct. 10, 1948 in Truscott. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Chillicothe where she was in the choir and was a Sunday School Teacher. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter #424 and served as a state officer. She was a member of the Home Demonstration Club and was a 4-H leader. She had been a resident of Wilbarger County for the past 58 years and had worked helping her husband farm.
   Surviving are her husband,  Walter Carl Taylor of the home; one daughter, Judy Holder of Vernon; one sister, June Looney of Vernon, and two grandchildren. 
   Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., on Sunday Jan. 18, 2015 at Sullivan Funeral Home.
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