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Judy Ann Taylor

Judy Ann Taylor

  Judy Ann Taylor, age 60 of Plevna, Missouri, died Sunday August 19, 2007, north of Plevna, Missouri.

   She was born October 17, 1946, at Keokuk, Iowa, the daughter of Kenneth Pearl and Arlene Louise Schmoldt Cale.

   She was united in marriage to Dean Partin in Keokuk, Iowa and to this union two children were born.

   On May 27, 1978, at Knox City, MO, she was united in marriage to Michael Eugene Taylor.

   Surviving are her husband Mike Taylor of Plevna, MO, one son Jason Len Partin and his wife Heather of Grain Valley, MO, one brother Terry Alan Cale and his wife Andrea of Dallas City, MO, one sister Marlene Underwood and husband Galen of Cedar Rapids, IA, four grandchildren, Mason, Michael, Marcus and Marshall Partin, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

   Judy was preceded in death by her parents, one son Sean Alan Partin and one niece Marlaine Underwood.

   Judy received her education at New Boston, IA, attended two years at Southeastern Iowa Community College at Keokuk, IA, and received her Bachelors Degree in Education from Northeast Missouri State Teachers College in Kirksville.  She taught physical education and girl’s basketball at Princeton, MO, owned and operated “Judy’s Diner” (The Arrowhead) in Edina for fifteen years, was associated with Taylor Trucking in Plevna for twenty-nine years and was employed with Life Touch Photos for several years.

   Judy was a member of the Missouri Restaurant Association during her time in food service.  She enjoyed working crossword puzzles and spending time with family and friends.

   Funeral services were held Wednesday August 22, 2007, at the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, MO.  The Reverend David Doctorian conducted the services.

   Burial was scheduled to be in the Locust Hill Cemetery west of Novelty, MO.

   Musical selections were “Go Rest High On That Mountain” by Vince Gill, “Me and God” by Josh Turner, and “If Heaven” by Andy Griggs.

   Casket bearers were be Kevin Cale, Scott Underwood, Bret Underwood, Jason Underwood, Tyson Underwood, and Cale Underwood.

   Honorary bearers will be Merlin and Martha Marie Huse, Billy and Susie Baker, Kent and Lori Strange, Pete and Brenda Simmons, Bill and Jane Caldwell, Steve and Debbie Edwards, Earl and Kathy Kuhl, Dwight and Dee Pape, Bob and Faye Smithy and Kaye Dooley.

   Visitation was Tuesday August 21, 2007, at the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, MO.

   Expressions of sympathy in memory of Judy Ann Taylor may be made to her grandchildren’s education fund.  Memorials may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, Missouri, 63537.  E-mail condolences may be sent to