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Rebecca Ann Evans Taylor

EIGHTY-EIGHT – Rebecca (Becky) Ann Evans Taylor, age 83, passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2023, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law surrounded by family and friends. She was born October 17, 1939, to the late Grover and Mary Warren Evans. She was of the Methodist faith.

Becky worked in the medical office of Dr. George P. Whiteside for 30 years after which she worked and retired from T J Samson Community Hospital. She was very passionate about her family; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her pride and joy. One of her greatest pleasures in life was watching her grandchildren play ball.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of almost 57 years, Donald Rex Taylor. She was also preceded in death by her 5 siblings, Caroline Thomas and Rose Thomas both of Glasgow, KY, Dr. Harold Evans of Bowling Green, KY, Rev. William (Bill) Evans of Princeton, KY, and James (Jim) H. Evans of Columbia, KY.

She is survived by one daughter, Belinda Houchens and her husband Tony; one grandson, Bart Houchens and his wife Kelsey; and one granddaughter, Brilee Edwards and her husband Justin; four great-grandchildren, Lakin Claire Houchens, Sloan Katherine Houchens, Tate Taylor Houchens, and Lennon Caroline Edwards; a special niece, Cindy Taylor Corbin; and a dear friend, Becky Foster; as well as brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, May 4, 2023, at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Refuge Cemetery at Eighty-Eight. Visitation begins Wednesday at 3:00 p.m.


  1. Melinda on May 2, 2023 at 8:11 pm

    Such a beautiful person with a great heart and soul who loved her family. Thinking of her loved ones during the difficult days.

  2. Shirley & Cliff Weedman on May 4, 2023 at 10:26 am

    Prayers for all the family. Becky and Donald have been very nice neighbors, they both will be missed.

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