Barbara Ann Taylor, daughter of the late Norris and Susie Lucille Thrower Temples, was born near Dudley, Missouri on September 3, 1936, and passed away at the Eunice Smith Nursing Home in Alton, Illinois on April 3, 2014, at the age of 77 years.
She had grown up in the Dudley area and had lived in Florissant, Missouri for many years before moveing to Godfrey, Illinois a few years ago.
On April 21, 1954, she was married to Darrell D. Taylor in Dexter, Missouri,. He preceded her in death on October 5, 2009.
Surviving are one daughter, Rhonda Stickler of Godfrey, Illinois; two sons & spouse, David Taylor of Troy, Missouri, Kevin Lee & Stacie Taylor of Florissant, Missouri; 6 grandchildren and spouses, Rachel & Adam Sinclair, Sarah & Matt Talley, Gabrielle Taylor, Brett Taylor, Ashley Taylor and Amanda Taylor; four great grandchildren, Haleigh & Kynzie Sinclair, Karli & Clayton Talley; one sister, Carolyn Sue Sadler of St. Charles, Missouri; three brothers, Bud Temples and Clifford Temples both of Dudley, Gary Temples of Dexter. Other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by one sister, Lorene Brown.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 6, 2014, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Watkins & Sons Funeral Service in Dexter.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 7, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter.
Burial will follow in the Hagy Cemetery in Dexter, Missouri with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.