Sunset Funeral Home
1800 St. George Rd., Evansville

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Agnes Taylor

February 7, 1938 - January 29, 2019


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    Dale Norris says

    she was a kind hearted aunt

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    wally maples says

    So sorry to hear that Agnes has passed this life. I am sure she is enjoying being with friends and family that went before her, I lost touch with her and my mail was returned, I enjoyed talking with her over the years and miss her voice. Wally Maples

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Agnes Taylor, 80, went home to be with her Lord and Savior January 29, 2019. She was born on February 7, 1938 to Anthony and Nancy Merida in Barbourville, Kentucky.

Agnes was an old country girl. She grew up in Barbourville with her 13 siblings. She loved spending time with them in the country. Agnes worked at many locations around Evansville. She worked at Bernardins, General Foods, Maxwell House Diner, and at Caze as a crossing guard. She enjoyed everyone she worked with. She was a member of Southern Baptist Church with many friends at Vann Ave Southern Baptist.

Agnes was married to her late husband, Wendell for 53 years. She loved vacationing with her children in Daytona Beach. She enjoyed knitting and sewing and gardening. She grew beautiful roses. Agnes was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother.

Agnes leaves behind to treasure her memory, her son, Rick (Tracy) Taylor of Evansville; her daughters, Regina (Rick) Burgdorf of Evansville and Kathy Ray Masterson of Evansville; and daughter-in-law Julie Taylor; her eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; her siblings Francis Thimling, Ray Merida, and Shelby Merida; and several nieces and nephews.

Agnes was preceded in death by her husband Wendell Taylor; her parents; her son Kenneth Taylor; and nine siblings.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, January 31st at Sunset Funeral Home. A visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Friday, February 1st at Sunset Funeral Home with a burial to follow. The family would like to thank Signature Health Care and a special thanks to Doug and Sylvia for giving her purpose in her last years. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Easter Seals.