John L. "Buck" Taylor and Edrie Taylor
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     TAYLOR, John L. "Buck"	 
     Born: Dec 30, 1897 in Madison County, Texas  
     Died: Jul 22, 1969 in Crosbyton, Texas
     Father: Felix TAYLOR
     Mother: Mary REECE
     Relgion: Bapt.
     To Kalgary 1919 . 
     To Crosbyton 1956;
     Worked for Swenson Ranch, 4-6 Ranch. Farmed for self. 
     Belonged to Masonic Lodge, 32 degree, Eastern Star, Baptist Church.
     Burial loc: blk. 27/ lot 15 W 1/2.
     Source: Adams Funeral Home 
     Transcribed by Bettye Odom



CROSBYTON (Special) — John L. (Buck) Taylor, 71, a longtime area rancher and farmer, died Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. in Crosbyton Hospital after a long illness.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the First Baptist Church here, with the Rev. Wayland Boyd of Amarillo officiating. He will be assisted by the Rev. Ernest Stewart, pastor. Burial will be in Crosbyton Cemetery under direction of King Funeral Home. Masonic graveside rites will be administered.

Taylor was born in Madison County, and moved to the Kalgary community near here in 1919, where he worked for the Swenson Ranch and the Four Sixes Ranch.

He was a member of Scottish Rite Bodies in Dallas and the Eastern Star.

He is survived by his wife, Edrie; and one sister, Mrs. Lottie Shields of Coleman.

©Lubbock Avalanche Journal, Wednesday, July 23, 1969
Record provided by Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum
transcribed by Linda Fox Hughes

Services for Edrie Taylor, 92, of Kemp were held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 4, 2000, at Crosbyton First Baptist Church with the Rev. Lester Griffin, pastor officiating.

Burial followed in Crosbyton cemetery under the direction of Adams Funeral Home of Crosbyton.

She died Monday, May 1, 2000. She was born Oct. 12, 1907, in Jayton. She married John L. "Buck" Taylor on Feb. 1, 1947, in Lubbock. He died July 22, 1969.

She was a school teacher and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Delta Kappa Gamma and the Crosbyton First Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sisters, Sylvie Millson of Seven Points and Mary Shipman of Salado and several great neices and nephews.

©The Crosby County News & Chronicle, Friday, May 5, 2000, page 10

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