Shirley Taylor

Saturday, March 1, 2008

CAIRO, Ill. -- Shirley Ann Taylor, 67, of McDonough, Ga., died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008, at Sacred Journey Hospice in McDonough.

She was born in Cairo, daughter of Fred M. and Helen L. Hawf Lilley. She married Edward Albert Taylor, who preceded her in death.

Taylor was a member of St. James Catholic Church in McDonough.

Survivors include two daughters, Melissa Taylor of McDonough, Charlotte Crippen of Metropolis, Ill.; a son, Mark Taylor of McDonough; two sisters, Jane Langer of Ellsworth, Wis., Nancy Turk of Huntington Beach, Calif.; a brother, Johnny Lilley of Florida; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by a son and three brothers.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Mounds, Ill., with the Rev. John Agbasiera officiating.

Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of local arrangements.