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Marion LaVern Taylor

   Marion LaVern Taylor, 89 of Vernon, died on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, in Mansfield. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 at the Chillicothe Cemetery under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Taylor was born Wednesday, Dec. 23, 1925 in Medicine Mound. She was the daughter of the late Jim Calvin Casteel and the late Frona White Casteel. She had lived in Quanah moving to Vernon in 1999. She was a graduate of Chillicothe High School. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star, and a former museum keeper. She worked for Center South for 10 years. She was member of First United Methodist Church in Chillicothe. She was a homemaker.
   She is survived by her son, Joe King Tooley of Burleson; a daughter, Karla Condren of Hastings, Okla.; a sister, Patsy Wilson of Vernon; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother, J.C. Casteel, in July of 2014.
   Visitation will be from 12 noon until service time on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 at Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Online condolences may be made to the family at


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