The Ottumwa Courier

Obituaries

January 15, 2014

Terri Taylor

ELDON — Terri R. Taylor, 54, of rural Eldon, died at 10 p.m. Jan. 14, 2014, in the emergency room of Ottumwa Regional Health Center.

She was born June 24, 1959, in Ottumwa to Melvin and Beverly Hart Dudley and married Kendall Taylor in Living Hope Bible Church, Eldon, Nov. 27, 1982. Terri grew up in Ottumwa and Eldon and attended Ottumwa and Cardinal Schools. She loved photography, bird watching, playing with her grandchildren and pets.

Surviving are her husband; two sons, William Taylor (Chelsea McKinney) and Brian Taylor (Keirston), all of Eldon; three daughters, Brandi Skaggs (Brian) of Bloomfield, Kylei Elam (Abraham) of Douds and Bethany Taylor of Eldon. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren, Ilona, Ophelia, Svend and Tarja Skaggs, Hunter, Sierra, Jordan and Maddox Taylor, and Micah, Marcus, MaKenna and Macey Elam; three brothers, Kenneth Dudley (Debra McClellan) and Fred Dudley (Penney) of Ottumwa and Gary Brewer (Sheryl) of Des Moines; and a sister, Vikki Dudley (Matt Stein) of Ottumwa.

Her parents preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Living Hope Bible Church, Eldon; Pastor Dave Albert officiating. Burial will be in the Iowaville Cemetery west of Selma.

Visitation will open at 2 p.m. Friday at Pedrick Funeral Home, Douds, with family present 5-7 p.m.

Gifts to a memorial will be designated later by the family and may be left at the funeral home or mailed to the family at 3414 Washington Road, Eldon, Iowa 52554.

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