Berniece Forrest Taylor
Funeral Date: 9/4/2008

Berniece Forrest Taylor, age 87, of Rye, Arkansas died Monday, September 1, at Wagon Place Nursing Home. She was born January 29, 1921 at Sumpter, Arkansas a daughter of the late Bythel Trussell and Gertie Forrest. She was a retied nurses aid and a member of First Freewill Baptist Church. She married Robert Mordent Taylor on March 1, 1941 and he died November 17, 1994. Surviving are 3 sons Robert Taylor and spouse Carolyn, Camden, Ark, Carey Taylor and spouse Linda and Jimmy Ray Taylor and spouse Kay both of Rye, Ark; 2 brothers Bernard Smith, Arkansas City, Ark. and Doyle Smith, Conroe, Tex; 2 sisters Myrna Hessling, Oregon and Martha Sue Wilson, Sumpter, Ark; 10 grandchildren and 22 geat grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by 3 brothers Bill Trussell, John T. Smith and T Roy Smith. Funeral services were 4:00pm Thursday, Sept 4, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Joel Simpson and Rev. Billy Wilson officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and singers were Tammy McKissic, Darrin McKissic, Lareina Taylor and Kristen Taylor. Burial was in Union Cemetery at Rye. Active pallbearers were Kyle Taylor, Keith Taylor, Kenny Taylor, Allen Taylor, Steven Taylor and Brent Taylor.



Name: Melissa Bradley-Hudspeth
Message: Taylor family, I am so sorry to read about the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you.

Name: Dorothy Jeffers
Message: With My Deepest Sympathy

Name: Catherine, Levie, Johnnie, Preston and Felton Parker//Angle
Message: With Our Deepest Sympathy. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with You and Your Family.

Name: Becky and Buddy Rauls
Message: Jimmy and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you. She is an angel in heaven with our God.

Name: Vonda (Valentine) Jarrell
Message: Sorry for the loss of your Mother.Your family will be in our prayers.

Name: Tracy & Monica Nichols
Message: You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you all.

Name: Betty Sue Russell
Message: Jimmy & family, I am so sorry to hear about Ms. Bernice, you are in my thoughts & prayers.

Name: Paula (Hunter) Herring
Message: I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Ms. Berniece, Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Name: Leonard & Terry Hunter
Message: Jimmy, Kay, Allen, Connie and Family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother/grandmother. She was a wonderful and God fearing lady. She will be greatly missed and wonderfully remembered!

Name: Connie Odom
Message: Jimmy, Kay and family. Deepest sympathy to you and the family. Our thoughts and prayers go with you. Connie and family

Name: Don and Eloise Hunter
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Louise Johns
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: French and Judy Wynne
Message: Jimmy, Kay and family----we are so sorry to hear about Ms. Berneice's death. She was a really sweet lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.