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Sunday July 16th, 2017
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Virginia May Taylor

Virginia May Taylor, 74, of Gentry, Arkansas, passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at The Maples Nursing Home in Springdale, Arkansas.

Virginia was born on July12, 1943 in Noel, Missouri, a daughter of Harvey McQuillan and Anna McGrew McQuillan. She worked 28 years for the Peterson’s Company and was a member of the Take Off Pounds Sensibly Club. She was a lover of flowers, especially Irises and purple African Violets, Hallmark movies, collecting bells, fulfilling her sweet tooth with Butter Pecan Ice Cream, being on-the-go, and most importantly, her family. She loved her family very much.

She is survived by her two sons, Ricky Taylor and wife Cindy of Owasso, Ok, Clifford Taylor of Gentry, AR; three daughters, Cathy Jones of Gentry, AR, Elizabeth Skaggs and husband Kenny of Springtown, AR, Regena Cotrill and husband Danny of Disney, OK; one brother, Robert McQuillan and wife Bonnie of Anderson, MO; one sister, Carol Ames and husband Sammie of Noel, MO; twelve grandchildren, Charla Whitaker, Tara Wheeker, Shawna Wood, Elizabeth Cotrill, James Cotrill, Jacob Cotrill, Samuel Skaggs, Wesley Skaggs, Emily Skaggs, Jeannie Taylor, Savannah Taylor, and Tamika Taylor; and five great-grandchildren, Owen Whitaker, Eli Whitaker, Noah Wheeker, Natalie Wood, and Madison Wood.

Virginia is preceded in death by her father, Harvey James McQuillan; her mother, Anna Lee McGrew McQuillan; one brother, Edward McQuillan; and two sisters, Laura Jones and Bertha Berry.

Visitation will be held Sunday, July 16, 2017 at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Chapel in Siloam Springs, AR from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Funeral services will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Chapel at 2:00pm on Monday, July17, 2017. Pastor Mike Demoss will officiate the service with burial being held at the Dickson Cemetery under the direction of Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, AR.     To sign online guestbook go to www.backstrom-pyeatte.com. 


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A candle was lit in memory of Virginia Taylor

Lynne Glass Jul 26 2017 12:00 AM

Thank you so much ,also prayers are with your mom.

Regena cotrill Jul 18 2017 12:00 AM

Thank you.

regena Jul 18 2017 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. May your memories & God's love bring you peace, comfort & strength at this difficult time. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal but LOVE leaves a memory no one can steal.

Larry & Lana Hurt Jul 16 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Virginia Taylor

Deb (Woods) Gehrke Jul 14 2017 12:00 AM

Heaven has gained a beautiful soul. My thoughts & prayers are with you all. May God bless you and give you strength & comfort in the coming days.

Deb (Woods) Gehrke Jul 14 2017 12:00 AM