Curtis Ray Taylor, 67, of Cherry Valley, formerly of Taylor, died Monday, May 20, 2013, at his home.

Curtis was born January 17, 1946, in Taylor to the late Rufus and Sybil Lucille (Glass) Taylor. He was a member of the God’s Way Ministry in West Memphis, and was employed with Story and Gillespie Well Services.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers Sammy Taylor, Harvey Joe Taylor Sr.; and sister Patsy Ruth Taylor.

Curtis is survived by his children Elizabeth Davis (Dan) of Cherry Valley; Shane Michael Taylor (Jennifer) of Guy; brothers Otis Lee Taylor (Mary) of Mansfield, Texas, and James Arthur Taylor of Magnolia; sister Nancy Ann Wilkerson of Magnolia; grandchildren Daniel Davis, Kathleen Marie Taylor, Zachariah Curtis James Taylor; great-grandchildren Hunter Daniel Davis Blaylock, Marley Nicole Taylor, Gabriel Elizabeth Taylor Blaylock; several nephews, nieces, great-nephews, great-nieces, cousins, and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today, at Lewis Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Danny Kilcrease officiating under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., of Magnolia.

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Published: 05/23/2013