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Dottie Taylor

Dottie Taylor, 85 of Sunray, TX, passed away on Monday, September 27, 2021. Funeral services are scheduled for 3 o’clock in the afternoon on Thursday, September 30, 2021, at Bible Baptist Church in Sunray with Pastor Seth Seale, officiating. Interment will follow at Lane Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Beeson ~ Morrison Funeral Directors.Dottie was born on October 2, 1935, in Duke, OK to Ernest and Myrtle (Green) Hawthorne. Dottie had been a resident of Moore County for over 60 years. Dottie married Gordon Shelby Taylor on May 10, 1952, in Altus, OK and spent the next 33 years with him until his passing in 1985. Dottie was an excellent homemaker, cook and caregiver. One of the many jobs was cooking for the harvest crew and many other folks that Gordon would bring in. Dottie was known and will be remembered for having the most popular candy drawer in Sunray. Dottie was of Christian Faith and will be missed by all who knew her. In addition to her husband, Gordon, she was preceded in death by her parents; son: Ricky and great grandson Rhett Moore.Dottie is survived by her children: Shelby Taylor and wife Mary, Mitzie Peeples and husband Scott, Mitch Taylor all of Sunray, TX; grandchildren: Gayla Thompson, Brittney Haas, Shawna Ham, Brandon Taylor, Brandi Carnes, Nathan Taylor, Kelsey Taylor, Rachel Peeples, and Michael Peeples; brother: Buddy Hawthorne of Altus, OK; sister: Beverly Bowman of Monahans, TX, 8 great grandchildren, 6 great great grandchildren and numerous other extended family members. The family would like to express their gratitude for the loving care that Ann, Shelly, Alice and Hope have given their family.

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From the Metis family

Curtis Wilie Sep 29 2021 12:00 AM

Oh Dottie thank you for your fiendship and loving kindness for over 50 yearsWe shared lots of joy and lots of sadness with our families .Love you.

Tribute Store Sep 29 2021 12:00 AM

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Branscomb Law Sep 29 2021 12:00 AM

I don't even know where to begin with the memories.. Every memory will definitely be remembered.. Love her so very much.. We definitely had some great times together, starting with spending several months in Houston together, and THAT'S where the bond began with this family.. My heart is broke.. I'm praying for everybody.. Love everybody so so much..

Whitney Defries Sep 28 2021 12:00 AM

Condolences to the family. Been friends with Shelby and Ricky since Baseball Camp 1965. God Bless! Jim Bob and Patty Brown

Jim Bob Brown Sep 28 2021 12:00 AM

Dottie was quite a gal. I got to know her n Gordon when I worked for them in the care of their son Mitch Taylor the same year of his accident. She was a great friend n always cooking especially remember the stuffed cabbage rolls. She loved her family dearly n saw to each one with love n care. She was like a sister n will be truly missed. Love to her beautiful family. Love Always Peggy Roberts

Peggy Roberts Sep 28 2021 12:00 AM