L. Marguerite Taylor, 93 is laid to rest at Westport
L. Marguerite (Youman) Apsley Taylor, 93 of Sardinia died Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 8 a.m. at her residence.
Funeral services were Monday with Rev. Tom Rust officiating at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home at Westport. Burial followed at the Westport Cemetery.
Mrs. Taylor had been employed at the Uniform Center at Columbus for 16 years. She was a member of the Sardinia Baptist Church and Missionary Circle since 1930 and was a Sunday school teacher and a 50-year choir member. Mrs. Taylor was an avid reader, loved being a mother and enjoyed visiting family and friends.
Born June 4, 1920 in Bartholomew County, Mrs. Taylor was the daughter of George Ezra and Lila Edith (Muir) Youman. She married George William "Bill" Apsley in Vernon on May 9, 1937 and he preceded her in death on October 5, 1972. She also married Richard H. "Dick" Taylor in Sardinia on July 31, 1971 and he preceded her in death on September 6, 2007.
Survivors include a daughter, Ardena (Paul) Stuart of Westport; sons, Richard (Rita) Apsley, Dennis (Melly) Apsley, Jack (Phyllis) Apsley, all of North Vernon and Delton Apsley of Westport; stepsons, Greg (Pam) Taylor of Westport and Tony (Sandy) Taylor of North Vernon; eight grandchildren; several step-grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; several step-great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands and a stepson, Kenneth Taylor.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sardinia Baptist Church or Our Hospice of Decatur County through the funeral home.