Melba Eugenia Taylor

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Funeral services for Melba Wells Taylor, 58, of Longview, will be at 10 AM on Thursday, September 24, 2009 at Reeder-Davis Chapel in Hughes Springs, with Rev. Scott Thomas officiating. Interment will be in Cornett Cemetery near Hughes Springs under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home, Inc. Mrs. Taylor was born on August 8, 1951 in Cass County, TX to Elvis and Elnora Wells and died on Sunday, September 20, 2009 at a Longview Hospice. Mrs. Taylor will lie in state beginning at noon on Tuesday, September 22 at Rader Funeral Home at 1617 Judson Road in Longview where the family will receive friends from 6-8 PM and again beginning at noon on Wednesday, September 23 at Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Hughes Springs where the family will receive friends from 6-8 PM. Mrs. Taylor was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Kilgore. She worked for 20 years in Food Service at Foster Middle School in the Longview Independent School District. Survivors include her husband of 33 years Edward Taylor of Longview; her mother Elnora Wells of Naples; one sister Elaine Willeford of New Boston; one nephew Master Sergeant Eddie Bartlett of Bossier City, LA; one niece Emily Huie of Hughes Springs; one uncle Charlie W. Hampton of Naples; several great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father Elvis Wells and her brother Wade Wells.

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  1. I am so sorry Aunt Elnore. My heart is with you as always, no woman should have to endure so much heart ache.I love Michelle

  2. Dear Mrs. Elnora, I send my love and prayers to you at the death of Melba. So hard to loose a child, as you know already and here the loss of Melba.So hard for me when Russell died-never get over the loss. We are comforted to know that Melba is with our Lord and we will be reunited one day soon. No more heartache and tears. What a great day that will be. I love you and am praying for your comfort by Our Great Comforter- the HOLY SPIRIT. Love you,Cynthia

  3. Melba's family and friends,We are so sorry to see her life ended so quickly. She was a wonderful person and will be missed. What a reunion they are going to have in Heaven. We will keep you all in our prayers. All of love, Sue & Denny

  4. Mrs. Wells, Emilie, and ElaineI am so sorry about your loss. I am no longer living in TX and would have attended the visitation had I been there. My thoughts and prayers are with you and God will be with you during this time.Love to all.

  5. Elaine and family. I was sorry to hear about Melba. I remember her being a very sweet person. I know God will comfort you in a special way during this sad time…You and your family will be in my prayers. May God Bless…..

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