MONROE CENTER – Joyce H. Taylor, 78, of Monroe Center, Ill., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, from her residence.
Born Aug. 20, 1934, in Middlesboro, Ky., the daughter of Harry and Margaret (Helton) Bass, she married Frank Taylor on May 28, 1952, in Middlesboro.
She was owner of Taylor's Cafe in Maple Park for many years, and later worked for DeKalb School District 428, retiring in 2008. An active member of North Love Baptist Church, she loved to cook for her family and her church. Joyce was an avid gardener.
Survivors include her husband, Frank of Monroe Center; daughters, Judy (Jim) Anderson of Sycamore and Tammy (Mike) Kodner of Monroe Center; grandchildren, Sara (Jim) Becker, John (Kate) Anderson and Katie (Kade) McCoy; and great-grandchildren, Reese and Liv Becker, Kinley and Monroe McCoy and Delaney Anderson.
Service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at North Love Baptist Church with visitation from noon to service time; the Rev. Paul Kingsbury will officiate. Burial will be at Genoa Township Cemetery.
Arrangements by Delehanty Funeral Home Ltd., 401 River Lane, Loves Park. For more information, visit www.DelehantyFH.com.