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Eutha Belle Taylor

Graveside services for Eutha Belle Taylor, 93, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 14, 2019 at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Taylor passed away at 11:15 p.m., Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Brooke Haven Healthcare.


She was born March 28, 1926, at Elijah, Missouri, to Amos Samuel Williams and Ola Jane Casey Williams.  Eutha was raised in Ozark County and had lived in Arizona for forty-six years before moving back to Missouri in 1990.  On May 24, 1957, she was married at Lordsburg, New Mexico, to Cecil Wayne Taylor, who preceded her in death on June 7, 2015.  Mrs. Taylor worked at several jobs in her life consisting of factories, cashier and with a telephone company as an operator for a number of years.  She loved growing flowers, sewing and caring for her family.  Mrs. Taylor attended Central Church of Christ for several years.


She is survived by one son, Steven Ray Taylor and wife, Laura; two step-sons, Cecil Wayne Taylor, Jr., and wife, Glenda and Kenneth G. Taylor and wife, Jeannie; four grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Betty Langston; one brother, Dwight “Whitey” Williams and wife, Sue; and many nieces and nephews.


Her parents, husband, two sisters, Geneva Scherff and Blanche Barton, one brother, Edward Williams, one step-daughter, Darlene Taylor and one step-granddaughter, Barbara Smith,  preceded her in death.


Mrs. Taylor will lie in state from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m., Sunday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Memorial contributions may be made to any charity of choice and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at