Linda Dorene Taylor

Linda Dorene Taylor was born March 27, 1947 at Taft, California to Charles Bay and Lorene Brackett Courtney.  She passed away March 4, 2024 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri at the age of 76.  
 
She was married on December 21, 1967 and was blessed with 2 children, Lorene Grogan and Jeffrey Taylor.  
 
Linda grew up in Raymondville, Missouri and attended school there through the 8th grade. She then went on to Houston High School graduating with the class of 1965.  
 
She attended Mount Calvary Powerhouse Church in Mountain View and was recently baptized.  She was also a member of the VFW Auxiliary.  
 
Linda loved picking blackberries and always looked forward to blackberry season.  She also enjoyed playing cards with friends and family.  Most of all, Linda loved spending time with family, especially her grandkids.  
 
She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Bay; her mother, Lorene Brackett; a brother, Leonard Bay and a granddaughter, Stacy Grogan.  
 
Linda is survived by her children, Lorene Grogan and Jeffrey Taylor; seven grandchildren, Tracy Grogan, Miranda Fisher, Justin Grogan, Dustin Hood, Tiffany Hood, Joshua Taylor and Jacob Taylor; nine great-grandchildren, Dominic, Leann, Riley, Bailey, Hunter, Bella, Carson, Felix and Harper; two sisters, Carol Wilder and Barbara White as well as many other extended family members and friends.  She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.  
 
1 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
3 He restoreth my soul:he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.
4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me;
thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
5 Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.
Psalm 23
 
A memorial service was held at 10:00 AM, Friday, March 8, at Mount Calvary Powerhouse Church in Mountain View with Bishop Ron Webb officiating. Cremation services were under the care of Bradford Funeral Home and online condolences may be left at www.bradfordfuneralhome.net
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