Drema  Taylor


Drema Taylor, of Rainelle, passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018, with her family by her side, at Meadow Garden Nursing Home, Rainelle. She was anxious to see Jesus and her loved ones, especially her beloved husband of 38 years, Charles Taylor.
Born March 17, 1934, at Springdale, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Ina Gwinn McKinney.
Drema graduated from Meadow Bridge High School. She worked for the G.C. Murphy Store, the King Cole Hotel, the C & P Telephone Company, and the Rainelle Water Department. She was a member of the Sewell Valley Baptist Church, Rainelle, where she sang in the choir and with the Christian 4 Quartet. Drema loved God and her church family.
In addition to her beloved husband and parents, she is preceded in death by 2 brothers Bill McKinney of Springdale and Bud McKinney of Baltimore, Maryland; and 1 sister Joyce Hanshew of Springdale.
Those left to cherish her memory are her son Steve Taylor and wife Brenda of Rainelle; her daughter Pam Ennis and husband Robert of Rainelle; 2 grandsons who she loved with all her heart, Dillon Ennis and wife Nicole of Charleston, South Carolina and Colby Ennis of Dayton, Ohio; 1 sister Carol O'Dell and husband Dale of Indian Head, Maryland; and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
The family wishes to give a special thank you to the caretakers that stayed with her while she was at home: Brenda Taylor, Marlene Jones, Judy Dean, Joy Carr, Nora Tuck, and Judy Dorsey and the staff of Meadow Garden Nursing Home for providing such excellent care during her stay.
Services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December13, at Sewell Valley Baptist Church, with Pastor Fred Fryar, J.D. Surbaugh, and Mike Whisman officiating.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 - 9 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, at the church.
Pallbearers are Dillon and Colby Ennis, Fred Copen, Charlie Underwood, Sam Ripley, Nolan Altizer, and Bob Grimmett.
Online condolences at www.smathersfuneralchapelinc.com.
Arrangements by Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc., Rainelle.
Published on December 11, 2018
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