Bessie Mae Taylor
Funeral Date: 5/12/2005

Bessie Mae Taylor, age 100, of Wilmar, Arkansas died Tuesday, May 10, at Beverly Healthcare Center, Crossett. She was born January 5, 1905 in Cleveland County, Arkansas a daughter of the late Walter Thomason and Carrie L. Myra Glover Thomason. She was a homemaker and a member of the Wilmar Baptist Church. She married Clyde A. Taylor in 1923 and he died November 24, 1977. Surviving are 2 sons Tom Taylor, Tyler, Texas and Owen Taylor, Crossett, Arkansas; 1 daughter Maurice Anders, Hampton, Ark; 1 brother Clarence Thomason, Warren, Ark; 1 sister Myra Steedman, Warren, Ark; 17 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and 13 great great grandchildren. 2 sons Raymond Taylor and Doyle Taylor, 4 brothers, 4 sisters and a grandchild also preceded her in death. Funeral services were 2:00 pm Thursday, May 12, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Harold K. Bolin officiating. Pianist was Gloria Taylor, soloist were Shawn Martin and Liz Nelson. Burial was in Union Cemetery at Rye, Arkansas by Frazerís Funeral Home of Warren. Active pallbearers were Jimmy Taylor, Jerry Taylor, Todd Ederington, Terry Anders, Lance Wither and Don White. Honorary pallbearers were James Ederington, Dewey Beckom, Royce Ellis and Wade Smith.