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Louis Taylor

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

SIKESTON -- Louis F. Taylor, 74, formerly of Bernie, died Sept. 30, 2012, at his home in Sikeston.

Born Feb. 22, 1938, at Lilbourn, son of the late Charles Colin Taylor and Florence Melissalee Gammons Taylor, he was a welder for Tempo Metal Products in Toluca, Ill., and a former police officer at Lawston, Ill.

On Sept. 1, 1956, at Hernando, Miss., he married Virginia Hendrix, who preceded him in death on Dec. 17, 2009.

He was also preceded in death by one brother, Charles Taylor.

Survivors include: four daughters, Freida Rassi of Springdale, Ark., Carolyn Thomas of Lufkin, Texas, Michele Lacewell of Bernie and Theresa Taylor of Sikeston; two brothers, Lee Roy Taylor of Piedmont and James Taylor of St. Charles; and eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

No services are scheduled.

Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter is in charge of arrangements.