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Joyce Lorain Taylor

Joyce Lorain Taylor, 76 of Sunray, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2019. The funeral service will be held at 1 oclock in the afternoon on Friday, May 10, 2019 at Bible Baptist Church with Pastor Seth Seale, pastor of the church officiating. Interment will follow in Northlawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Morrison Funeral Directors. Joyce was born on July 26, 1942 in Coleman, TX to John and Louetta (Slate) Coffey. She married Lester "Les" Taylor on February 18, 1961 in her parents home in Dumas, TX. The couple moved to Sunray in 1974 and began Les Taylor Drilling. Joyce was saved on June 25, 1967 by Roy Hayes at 14th Street Church of Christ in Dumas and later baptized on May 3, 1998 by Pastor Roger Green of the Sunray Bible Baptist Church. Joyce was well known for red geraniums that were always so beautiful outside her home. She also had a special place in her heart for animals and would adopt any stray. Most of all, she loved her family and enjoyed being in their company. She was a member of Bible Baptist Church. Joyce is preceded in death by her parents and husband, Les in 2017. Joyce is survived by her children: Randy Taylor and wife Cathy of Sunray, TX, Tammie Bumpas of Sunray, TX and John Taylor and wife Amy of Windsor, CO; grandchildren: Misti Loman, Raniel Bumpas, Erin Shaw, Darren Bumpas, Bristen Rodriguez, Nichole Taylor, Tiffany Vandergriff, Casey Taylor, Josh Taylor and Michala Taylor; 7 great grandchildren; brother: Claude Coffey and wife Maxine of Benton, AR; lifelong friend: Barbara Hammontree. The family suggests with gratitude that memorials be made to the American Alzheimer's Association, 5410 S Bell #411, Amarillo TX 79109. The family will be at 7151 Cemetery Road north of Sunray.

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Beeson - Morrison Funeral Directors May 18 2021 12:00 AM

I know she will be greatly missed by her family and friends Her voice and opinions will be a reminder of her as you go about your life. Honor those memories. May God and your family be comfort for you. Belinda Craig

Belinda Craig of Dumas May 9 2019 12:00 AM

My deepest condolences, thoughts, and prayers for you all. Mrs. Taylor was such an amazing lady and she always treated me like one of her own. I will hold those times shared with Randy, Tammy, John, Les, and Joyce close. Love you guys.

Brandon Turner of Aurora, CO May 8 2019 12:00 AM

With deepest condolences to you and your family. May she rest in peace.

Trish McCarty of Sunray May 7 2019 12:00 AM

Sending love and prayers to the family of Joyce Taylor .

Tanya Russell of Amarillo Texas May 7 2019 12:00 AM

Love and prayers to all the Taylor Family.

Heath & Kim Rousser of Sunray May 7 2019 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Please know that we love you all and are here if you need anything.

Melissa Stoughton and Family of Dumas, TX May 7 2019 12:00 AM