Estelle Wylie Taylor
(February 27, 1920 – April 9, 2017)
LOIS ESTELLE WYLIE TAYLOR passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017. She was born on February 27, 1920, and was the daughter of the late Henry Jewel Wylie and Mittie Elizabeth Walker Wylie.
Estelle graduated from Hackleburg High School where she played basketball and made many life-long friends. She worked, as a young woman, as a beautician and later as switchboard operator during WWII. She traveled with her husband from the early days to Washington, DC, and later, the family, to Florida and California. She spent most of her life living in Huntsville. She loved being on the beach, flowers and gardening, needlework and sewing. She devoted her life’s work to her family and church as long as she was able.
She lived 97 years a very kind and loving life. She took care of her family, providing them with all she had to give. She was a loving daughter, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and great grandmother to her family.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 53 yrs, Donnis Elbert Taylor, by her brother, Raymond Wylie and wife Freda, her sister, Evelyn Wylie Hulsey and husband Travis. She is also preceded in death by sister-in-laws, Bonnie Taylor Hargett and husband Joe, Bettye Taylor Hamilton and husband Jack, Alice Taylor Hargett and Husband Athel, and brother-in-law Raymond Taylor. She is survived by her daughter, Linda K. Taylor (Hasbrouck), and her son, Steve Warren Taylor (Rosalie Taylor). Also, she is survived by her Granddaughter, Ashley Taylor Hasbrouck Pendergrass (Benjamin Pendergrass) and two twin Great-Grandsons, Jack Lawrence Pendergrass and Levi Ward Pendergrass, all of Huntsville, AL, and many nephews and nieces and great nephews and nieces. She is also survived by close sister-in-laws, Evelyn Taylor Barber and Sue Hester Taylor, and one brother-in-law, Harley Taylor (Raycene Taylor Taylor).
The Family would like to extend a Special Thank You to the Staff at Madison Manor Nursing Home in Madison, AL for the care and services provided.
Services will be graveside only on Friday April 14th at 1:00 pm, at Cedar Tree Cemetery in Hackleburg, AL. Donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Research in her memory if you like.
Honorary Pallbearers are: Ray Wylie, John Barber, Dan Hargett, Michael Hargett, Jake Hargett, Mark Taylor, Jerry Hulsey and Larry Taylor