Mary Taylor Beaver
ROCKWELL - Mrs. Mary Ruth Taylor Beaver, 84, of the Meadows of Rockwell, passed away on Thursday Aug. 25, 2011, at Rowan Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.
Born June 2, 1927, in Rowan County, she was the daughter of the late J.A. and Ila Troutman Taylor. She was educated in Rowan County schools and was a longtime member of Bethel Baptist Church. She worked for China Grove Textiles, and later in life, she worked for Rockwell Christian School in the lunchroom. Mrs. Beaver enjoyed quilting and doing crafts.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Beaver; brothers Carl and Brown Taylor; and a sister, Helen Beaver.
Those left to cherish her memories are sisters Sadie Safrit and Mildred Yost, both of Rockwell. Also surviving her are numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation and Service: Visitation will be Saturday from 2-3 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church in Rockwell, with the funeral at 3 p.m., also at the church, with Revs. John Houghton and Ken Prater, ministers. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Memorials: May be made to Rockwell Christian School, P.O. Box 609, Rockwell, NC 28138.
Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home in China Grove is assisting the family with arrangements.