Alta Iris Taylor, 91, of West Orange, passed away Friday, August 9, 2013 at her residence. Born on July 12, 1922 in Madisonville, Texas to her parents, R. N. Dickey and Ella (Moses) Dickey, she was a lifelong resident of West Orange, a member of First Baptist Church of West Orange where she taught Sunday school and she was a homemaker. Mrs. Taylor enjoyed fishing, gardening, sewing, working puzzles and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Mrs. Taylor is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Toney Taylor; her sisters, Dora Lincecum and Minnie Ella Banaszak; her brothers, Mickey Dickey and Calvin A. Pinky Dickey; her grandson, Mark Bingham and her son-in-law, Tom Verrett. Those who will most cherish her memory are her daughters, Bobbie Bingham and husband, James of Mauriceville and Judy Verrett of West Orange; her sister, Louise Flurry of West Orange; her brother, Marshall Dickey and wife, Becky of Spring, Texas; her grandchildren, Eric Bingham and wife, Lanie, Anthony Bingham and wife, Jennifer and Elane Verrett; her great grandchildren, Kelly Bingham, Rachel Bingham, Megan Smith, Tyler Bingham and Hunter Smith. Mrs. Taylor is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. Services to honor Mrs. Taylors life will be at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, August 13, 2013 in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Herbert Thompson and Reverend David Millner. Interment will follow services in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City. A gathering of Mrs. Taylors family and friends will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Monday at the funeral home. Honoring Mrs. Taylor as pallbearers are Hunter Smith, Tyler Bingham, Anthony Bingham, James Bingham, Eric Bingham and Mike Flurry. Memorial donations may be made in memory of Mrs. Taylor to Southeast Texas Hospice, Post Office Box 2385, Orange, Texas 77631-2385.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Aug. 12, 2013