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Ava "Nelle" Taylor

April 8, 1929 December 21, 2017
Ava "Nelle"  Taylor
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Obituary for Ava "Nelle" Taylor

Funeral services for Nelle Taylor, age 88, of Jewett, will be held at 2 P.M., Thursday, December 28, 2017, at the Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas. Bro. Phil Smith will officiate the service. Interment will be in the Sardis Cemetery outside of Jewett, Texas. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 27th from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. at the funeral home.

Ava Nelle Taylor was born on April 8, 1929 in Jewett, Texas to Oram G. & Ruth (Russell) Holmes. She was a lifelong resident of Leon County, living many years in Buffalo. Nelle was a very musically talented individual. She enjoyed playing the guitar and singing. She also played the piano. Nelle loved to go dancing, watching television and playing bingo. She was a people person and therefore, never met a stranger. Everyone who knew her loved her and will miss her dearly. Nelle was a member of the Sardis Baptist Church. She passed away on Thursday, December 21, 2017 in Jewett. Nelle was preceded in death by both of her parents; husband, Thomas Jack Taylor, Sr. and son, Thomas Jack Taylor, Jr.

Surviving family members are son & daughter-in-law, Joe Wayne & Mary Ann Taylor of Jewett; daughter & son-in-law, Patsy & Kenneth Dale Caldwell of Jewett; grandchildren, Thomas Jack “Red” Taylor, III, B.J. Bunn and Mellanie Weatherly Sparkman; great grandchildren, Savanna Marie Taylor & Samantha Lee Russom and great, great grandchildren, Jayden Durgan, Nico Wesley & Rylie Jo Taylor.

Pallbearers: Reymundo Moreno, Joe Pat Caldwell, Steve Oliver, William Peewee Wells, Jason Richardson & Thomas L. Williams

Honorary Pallbearer: John Sitton

Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas is in charge of all arrangements.

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5:00 PM 12/27/2017 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/27/2017 7:00:00 PM
Buffalo Funeral Home

249 Humphreys St.
Buffalo, TX 75831

Buffalo Funeral Home
249 Humphreys St. Buffalo 75831 TX
United States





2:00 PM 12/28/2017 2:00:00 PM
Buffalo Funeral Home

249 Humphreys St.
Buffalo, TX 75831

Buffalo Funeral Home
249 Humphreys St. Buffalo 75831 TX
United States

Cemetery Details


Farris Cemetery Final Resting Place

Farris Cemetery Madisonville, Texas
Madisonville, TX 77864

Farris Cemetery Madisonville, Texas Madisonville 77864 TX
United States

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