Lassen County California
Sept. 9, 2008
will be in Napa, California for Virginia Love Taylor who passed
away peacefully in Santa Cruz, Calif., on Aug. 28, 2008, at the
age of 91. Born in Oilton, Okla.
the daughter of Oklahoma pioneers, her father being born in
Wagoner Indian Territory prior to Oklahoma’s admission to the
United States. Mrs. Taylor moved to the Santa Cruz area five
years ago and leaves many dear friends at Sunshine Villa, where
she most recently was a resident.
moving to Santa Cruz, she and her late husband were longtime
residents of the Sonoma and Napa area.
Taylor taught school in Napa and was a member of The Napa
Faculty Wife’s Association. She was preceded in death by her
husband, Arlin Taylor in 1995. As a couple, they enjoyed
traveling and camping in their R.V, and were members of the Napa
Teepee Toters Camping Club. Following her teaching career, Mrs.
Taylor earned her real estate license and worked as an agent in
Napa for several years.
family will forever remember her love for chocolate, and her
talents in various arts and crafts. She will be remembered by
them as a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, who
was extremely proud of her family cherished and cherishing the
time she spent with them.
Taylor is survived by her three sons and daughters in-law;
Herbert and Pamela Taylor, of Aptos, Stephen and Xuyen Taylor,
of Susanville, Calif., and Richard Taylor and Linda Beam of San
Anselmo. She also leaves her loving grandchildren, Dale, Don,
Garrett, Nancy, Derrick, and great-grandchildren, Jonathan,
Liam, Ginger, Waylon and Dayton.
memorial service was held at Richard Pierce Funeral Service,
1660 Silverado Trail in Napa, Calif. on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008.
A private committal was held previously at Tulocay Cemetery in
Napa. The family asks that any kind acts of charity be made to
Napa Valley College Foundation (2277 Napa – Vallejo Highway,
Napa, CA 94588) for the Dr. Arlin G. Taylor and Virginia L.
Taylor Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Complied and transcribed by Zoey Fryhover, 2009.