Nina Taylor(1914 - 2013)

Nina Perry Taylor of Lincoln, NM was called to her heavenly home on February 25, 2013 at the age of 98. Born December 26,1914 to Elzy and Mayme Perry at the Glencoe, NM homestead of her Grandparents George and Phoebe Coe. Nina received her early education in Glencoe before graduating high school from Hondo High. In 1937 she graduated from New Mexico A&M and put her Bachelor of Arts degree to work teaching English and History at Hondo High School. In 1939 she married Ray Taylor, who shared her life for 54 years, until his death. Nina loved to read and took a special interest in issues that involved children and education. Nina also loved to travel, relating the places she visited to the history of her family and the history of our country. A woman of great faith, she is survived by her children; Phoebe Taylor, Ellen Fay & Eddy Womack, James & Nita Taylor, Margaret Watson, Tom & Peggy Pugh Taylor, Liz & Gerald Montes, Earl & Marsha Taylor, Clark & Janet Taylor, Kenneth & Carol Taylor, John & Diane Taylor, Shirley & Eddie Dimas, grandchildren; Ann (Ray) Miles, Debbie (Ken) Cox, Teri (Troy) Pickett, Kristi (Danny) Montano, Kyle (Anne) Taylor, Friday Bodine, Rob (Marian) Taylor, Kelly (Ray) Pope, Brent (Terri) Racher, Neil (Alaina) Montes, Jason (Melissa) Montes, Raejeana (Keith) Jay, Linda (John) Nehls, Michael (Melissa) Taylor, Clint (Dominique) Taylor, Ray Taylor, Chris (Wendy) Taylor, Susan Taylor, Cassie Taylor, Candice (Josh) Church, Mark Dimas, Erin (Josh) Collins. She is also survived by 35 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandsons, and siblings Leroy, Don, Jane Riddall, and Charles. She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, George, Gladys Nosker, Ruth Rosco, Elzy, Jr., Lloyd, and James H.
Services will be held on Thursday February 28, 2013 with 11am graveside service at the George Coe Cemetery in Glencoe NM.

Published in Ruidoso News from Feb. 27 to Mar. 13, 2013