SIKESTON -- Jerry Taylor, 56, died at 8:32 a.m. Nov. 18, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born June 23, 1952, in Sikeston, to Ervin E. Taylor of Sikeston and the late Arline Shelly Taylor, he was an EMT for Missouri Delta Medical Center. He also worked in the medical and technology field for ESI and was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Sikeston.
Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Brent and Kristy Taylor and Brandon and Cindy Taylor of Sikeston; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Jan and Ron Rogers of St. Louis and Marilyn and Gene Greable of Chicago; four grandchildren, Elizabeth Smith, Christopher Smith, Reece Taylor and Daeton Taylor, all of Sikeston; and special friends Leslie and Logan Ivie of the home.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. John Bouldrey, pastor of the First Church of the Nazarene in Sikeston, will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.
Pallbearers will be: Greg Rogers, Bruce Rogers, Tyler Glass, Chris Cimaglio, Mark Greable and J.W. White.