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TAYLOR, Brenda L. (Oliver)

Thursday, January 25, 2007

BRENDA L. TAYLOR Funeral services for Brenda L. Taylor, 59, of Chickasha will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 31, 2007, in the First and Georgia Church of Christ with Willie Mays officiating.

Brenda Taylor was born October 11, 1947, in Berkeley, California the daughter of Clifford and Alberta (Vinson) Oliver. She died January 25, 2007, in Chickasha after a courageous battle with cancer.

She grew up in the Oakland area, graduating from Castlemont High School. She continued her education at the IBM Key Punch School and was employed with United States Steel Company in California. During summer vacations, Brenda would come to Oklahoma to visit relatives in Chickasha and this is where she met the love of her life, Harvey Taylor. They were married on February 28, 1969. Brenda attended U.S.A.O in the late 70Æs and early 80Æs. She had been employed with Linville Trailers, Maremont, and Delta Faucet before her retirement in 2006. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She enjoyed spending time with her family, bowling, knitting, and she was an avid movie watcher. She was a member of the First and Georgia Church of Christ Church.

Brenda was preceded in death by her mother; and two brothers: Clifford and Charles Oliver. Survivors include husband, Harvey, of the home; two sons: Colin and Shedrick Taylor, both of Oklahoma City; daughter, Secrett Taylor, of Chickasha; brother, Leon Oliver, of Chickasha; three sisters and brother-in-law: Arleen Vinson, of Chickasha; Helena Phillips, of Los Angeles, California; and Rebecca and Felix Waller, of Oklahoma City; five grandchildren: Sumaiyah, Khalil, Javon, Micah, and Nicholas. Interment will be in the Fairlawn Cemetery under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.