Alice M. Taylor

Alice May Taylor, 66, of Parkersburg, passed away on Feb. 3, 2014, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus.

She was born Oct. 24, 1947, in Kanawha County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Jesse and Birdie Norine McClanahan Knapp.

Alice was a graduate of Parkersburg High School with the class of 1965, and attended Mountain State College. She was co-owner of Harold’s Refuse Removal, a member of Kiwanians, volunteered many years for West Virginia Interstate Fair and volunteered for Parkersburg Safety Town for 25 years. She enjoyed making baskets and collecting red birds. She was a Methodist by faith.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Harold A. Taylor; three sons, Harold A. “Junior” Taylor, Steve W. Taylor (Cindi) and Robert E. Taylor (Dustin), all of Parkersburg; one sister, Beverly Osbourne of Pinellas Park, Fla.; one brother, Ed Knapp (Cindy) of Parkersburg; and grandchildren, Jesse Taylor, Charley Mae Taylor, Kacie Taylor and Allie Taylor.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Pike St., south Parkersburg, with Rev. Cindy Eakle officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memory Garden. Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. today at the funeral home, and one hour prior to services on Thursday.

Memorial donations may be made to the West Virginia Interstate Fairs and Festivals, P.O. Box 361, Mineral Wells, WV 26150.

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