April 1, 2013

Judy B. Taylor

The Express-Star

— Judy B. Taylor was called home by the Lord on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at her home.  She was born April 6, 1948 to  Millard V. and Lois  (Yancey) Edwards in Eloy, Ariz.   She was a graduate of Chickasha High School in the class of 1967.  She also attended one year of College at Springfield Baptist College in Springfield, Missouri.  Judy enjoyed doing art work, she was an excellent seamstress.  She made nearly all  her daughters clothes. She taught Sunday School from the time she was 17 years old and taught up to the Sunday before the Lord called her home to be with him.  She was a avid prayer warrior and an excellent care giver.  Her  greatest love was for her Lord and Savior and her family whom she was so thankful to God for. She was a active member of New Hope Baptist Church.  Judy touched many lives while on this earth and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.  

She is survived by her husband, Lee of the home, two daughters, Janina "Nina" Lewis of Chickasha, Regina Shephard and husband, Jack of Anadarko, and their children, Paige Bell and  Cordale Shephard, her parents, Millard and Lois Edwards, two brothers, Gary Edwards and wife, Barbara of Chickasha, Oklahoma, Craig Edwards and wife, Tonya of Anadarko; two sisters, Sue Ledford and husband, Donnie of Rush Springs and Laura Hopkins of Alabama, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

 She is preceded in death by her Grandpa and Grandma Yancey, Grandpa and Grandma Edwards and one aunt, Opal Glenn.

A Celebration of Judy's life will be Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 10 a.m., at New Hope Baptist Church. Officiating will be her Red Neck Pastor as she called him, Dennis King.  Burial will follow in Memory Lane Cemetery under the direction of Smith Funeral Home in Anadarko.

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