Beverly A. Gunn Taylor

April 30, 1937 ‒ February 11, 2004

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Beverly A. (Gunn) Taylor, 66, of U.S. Rt. 42, Mount Gilead, Ohio died unexpectedly Wednesday, February 11, 2004 in Morrow County Hospital. During her protracted illness, she was sustained by her faith and by the love and prayers of her many friends.

Beverly was born in East Chicago, Indiana on April 30 1937, the daughter of the late John L. Gunn and Gwendolyn Sisson Gunn Naragon of Avon Park, Florida. Beverly graduated from Riley High School in South Bend Indiana and received her B.S. in Speech and Hearing Therapy from Indiana University. She then received her M.S. in Guidance and Counseling from The Ohio State University. At the age of 58 she received her R.N. degree from Marion Technical Collage.

Beverly assisted her husband Dr. William Taylor for thirteen years at the Village Veterinary Clinic. Later she was employed as a nurse by Woodside Village Care Center in Mount Gilead. Geriatric nursing was her joy. She was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church where she served as an Elder and on the Church Board. She was a member of the Columbus Museum of Art, the Columbus Symphony and the Red Hat Society. She had also served on the Mount Gilead School Board. Beverly enjoyed gardening, reading bird watching, traveling. She was dedicated to her family.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband Dr. William M. Taylor, whom she married May 3 1968; a son Luke (Becky) Taylor or Minneapolis, MN; a daughter Susan (Jarett Millar) Taylor of Minneapolis, MN a foster son Matthew (Karen)Bartholomew of Haram, GA; two brothers, David Gunn of Elkhart, IN and John Gunn of Indianapolis, IN; and a sister Sharon Gerkin of Columbus, OH.

The Reverends Dennis Braun and Jan Dykstra will celebrate her life and Christian faith in a memorial service at the First Presbyterian Church, Saturday, February 21 at 2 pm. Rather than flowers, memorial

contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church or the Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 750, New York, NY 10131. Arrangements are in the care of the Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Gilead.